Leafs turning colors, football and baseballs playoffs in full swing are just some of the things that happen in the month of October. It’s also Oktoberfest when beer is on the brain and Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market www.TomsThumbFreshMarket.com is celebrating with its 1st beer dinner on October 18th. This 4 course dinner pairs Chef Trudie’s BBQ with beers from Grand Canyon Brewing Co. The dinner is part Tom’s “101 & Bell” classes. Brian Udvardi from World Class Beverages will be on hand to discuss the beers. Guests will enjoy a four-course meal from 6:30 – 8pm. Cost for dinner is $36 per person. Pre-paid reservations are required and can be by calling or visiting the market (480-513-8186 / 9393 E. Bell Rd., Scottsdale).
Below is the pairing menu.
Artichoke-Parmesan stuffed Jalapeño wrapped in Prosciutto
Grand Canyon Pilsner
Butternut Squash Soup with Smoked Pulled Pork, Chipotle Crema and Pepitas
Grand Canyon Sunset Amber
Sliced Smoked Brisket over Black Beans served with Fiesta Slaw and Jalapeño Cornbread
Grand Canyon IPA
Harvest Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Porter-Agave reduction
Grand Canyon Pumpkin Porter