Restaurant Julien Banquet Menu and Winelist ($48 + tax)

Appetizers

Wild mushrooms flaky pastry, goat cheese sauce perfumed with thyme

Atkins brothers smoked salmon

Soup of the day

Main Courses

Sauteed Angus beef fillet, potato pancake with corn, sauteed spinach, almond and watercress butter

Grilled venison medallion, bacon sauce with truffle salsa, potato puree, asparagus

Sauteed scallops, fennel sauce, tomato and Pernod, grilled zucchini

Sauteed halibut, cucumber salsa with lemon 7 thyme, parsnip puree and confite tomato

Mesclun salad with fine herbs vinaigrette

Desserts

Iced meringue with dried fruits and nuts

Chocolate marquise with vanilla sauce

Canapes

Shooter 'a la virgin ceasar'

Sliced steak with arugula & pine nut pesto

Tomato & avocado tartare, frosted colantro

Marinated cherry tomato brochette with mini bocconcini & basil

Cheddar cheese 'fondue' with roasted pepper coulis

Oriental style chicken skewer, spice peanu sauce

Guinea fowl roll with cream cheese, apricot & date

Smoked salmon mini-pizza, sushi style

Shrimp & pineapple tempura

Red tuna tartare, avocado & plantain banana chip

'Foie gras au torchon', coarse salt & potato bread toast

Banquet Wines - White

Chardonnay Trapiche, Chile

Dourthe No.1, Bordeaux, France

Riesling Doppf & Irion, Alsace, France

Pinot Grigio, Le Rosse, Tommasi, Italie

Chablis, Champs Royaux, William Fevre, Bourgogne, France

Banquet Wines - Red

Cabernet Sauvignon, Trapiche, Chile

Chateau Villerambert Julien, Opera, France

Cotes-du-Rhone, Belleruche, Chapoutier, France

Chateau La Tour de l'Eveque, Cotes de Provence, France

Chateau Pey La Tour, Reserve du Chateau, Bordeaux, France

Zinfandel, Vintner's blend, Ravenswood, Californie

Banquet Wines - Champagne

Paul Goerg Brut

Laurent Perrier Brut

Proseco, Nino Franco, Italie

Sieurs d'Arques Blanquette de Limoux