UPDATE: We have approximately 20 spots still available at the 7:30 p.m. seating. Make you reservations today!
On Saturday, February 13, Chef Peter Makens will be serving a five-course Valentine's dinner, with each course paired with a different wine. Makens will be personally presenting each course, describing the food and the wine pairing. The first course is Seared Scallop, which will include red wine braised pork belly, seared scallop, butternut squash puree, pickled red onion and red wine gastrique. The second course is Roasted Mushroom Salad, featuring arugula, oyster and Shitaki mushrooms, bacon, goat cheese, toasted pecan, and warm bacon dressing.
The third course is Lobster Risotto, featuring butter poached lobster, garlic, shallots, and Pecorino Romano cheese. The fourth course offers a choice of Balsamic Braised Short Ribs or Pan Roasted Halibut, each with smoked Gouda polenta, cipollini onions, and fried shallot. The final course will be a delicious dessert.
There will be one seating at 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited to 60 patrons. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, no walk-ins can be accommodated. The price is $75 per person. Call 641-755-2080 or 800-879-1917 to reserve your spot. The regular Links menu will be available that evening in other parts of the restaurant.