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Seasonal Prix-Fixe Menu

Members Dining Room, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

As we welcome 2015, visitors have been delighted by the first exhibition devoted entirely to the seventeenth-century painter of fantastic mythological scenes, Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague. Spranger's artistic career took him through several European countries, all of which deeply influenced his art. The rich culinary heritage of these countries—Belgium, Italy, Austria, and the Czech Republic—serve as the foundation for this month's menu.

Prix-Fixe Dinner: $69 per person
Wine Pairing: $49 per person
Beer Pairing: $39 per person


First Course

Oxtail Consommé
Bone Marrow, Black Truffle

Wine Pairing: Van Duzer Vineyards Estate, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, 2011
Beer Pairing: Duvel, Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat, Belgium, NV


Second Course

Poached Halibut
Red Cabbage, Lingonberry, Mustard

Wine Pairing: Hiedler, "Löss" Grüner Veltliner, Kamptal, Austria, 2013
Beer Pairing: Wostyntje, Brouwerij Smisje, Belgium


Third Course

Smoked Duck and Cabbage Sausage
Quark Spätzle, Kohlrabi Sauerkraut

Wine Pairing: Weingut Familie, Prieler Blaufränkisch, Johanneshöhe, Austria, 2011
Beer Pairing: Brauerei, Heller-Trum, Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Lagerbier, Schlenkerla, Germany


Dessert

Cherry-Ricotta Strudel
Toasted-Almond Gelato, Chocolate Sauce

Wine Pairing: Fonseca, Late Bottled Vintage Port, Portugal, 2008

Museum Members have access to three exclusive dining spaces: the Members Dining Room, the Patrons Lounge, and the Balcony Lounge.

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