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Gin Dinner at CUCINA enoteca

Gin Dinner at CUCINA enoteca

All hail gin! Orange County’s premier California-inspired Italian restaurant, CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach, gears up for an evening of delectable courses and gin pairings at this one-of-a-kind dinner. Diners will gather on CUCINA’s garden-inspired patio and enjoy the surprising tastes of this often overlooked spirit, with Lead Bartender Tucky Dias offering up five gin-centered cocktail concoctions to complement an inventive five-course menu. Guests can look forward to Chef Brent Omeste’s culinary delights such as Fanny Bay Oysters, Gin-Cured Salmon Crudo, and Lavender Honey Glazed Duck Breast. In addition to a savory dinner, guests will be infusing their own gin medleys to take home with the help of local gin experts dedicated to bringing this refined spirit back into the spotlight. So sip, savor, crave and create this spring with CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach as they toast to the renaissance of gin in American cocktail culture.

TICKETS: Tickets are $95 (including tax & gratuity), and space is limited. Tickets can be purchased online here.


First Course
fanny bay oyster| uncle val’s + quinine

Second Course
gin cured salmon crudo | hendrick’s sno-cone

Third Course
confit rabbit croquette | st. george + tamarind foam

Fourth Course
lavender honey glazed duck breast | bulldog + flamed green chartreuse

lemon + lime panna cotta | nolet’s hot toddy

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