On National Wine Day, Marina Kitchen, located in the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina launches an exclusive wine and dinner series offering guests an unparalleled ‘Taste of the World.’ The five-course dinner, which is held inside Marina Kitchen’s extraordinary walk in wine cellar, pairs fine wines representing a variety of regions around the world, with globally inspired courses crafted by by Executive Chef Aron Schwartz. From France to Italy, Spain and Portugal, diners embark on a culinary journey that tantalizes tastebuds and requires no passport to travel through culinary destinations.
The Taste of the World dinner is the first of Marina Kitchen’s five part Cellar Dinner Series, which for each dinner, features a unique theme, an inspired chef-crafted menu and exquisite sommelier selected wine pairings. An intimate experience for only 14 culinary enthusiasts, Marina Kitchen’s walk in wine cellar features 330 square feet of space and boasts a bottle capacity of 3,084 total wines.
Chef's choice of snacks
A5 Wagyu ribeye, with caviar and black truffle aioli
Wine Pairing: NV Michel Dervin, Vallee de la Marne, France
Local asparagus with Dungeness crab and hollandaise
Wine Pairing: 2017 La Staffa, Verdicchio, Dei Castelli di Jesi, Marche, Italy
Pan roasted halibut with pea tendrils and bouillabaisse
Wine Pairing: 2016 Fillaboa, Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain
Koji Aged American Wagyu Ribeye with herb emulsion
Wine Pairing: 2003 Chateau Bellevue, St. Emilion, Bordeax, France
Chino Farm Strawberries with lemon pound cake
Wine Pairing: 1977 D’Oliveiras, Terrantez, Madeira, Portugal
Space is limited to 14 total guests so book your seat today!
Price: $175 per person (includes 18% service charge and Chef inspired five-course dinner with featured wine pairings serviced by Marina Kitchen’s Head Sommelier)