Two Night Tequila Dinner – SOL Cocina – Newport Beach

Azunia Tequila
February 24, 2010 @ 6:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
SOL Cocina - Newport Beach
251 Pacific Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92660

SOL Cocina – Newport Beach and Azunia Tequila are partnering for a two-night “Twist on Tequila” dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24 and Thursday, February 25. Guests will have the opportunity to experience a unique five-course menu created by SOL Cocina – Newport Beach’s Executive Chef, Deborah Schneider, paired with 100% Blue Agave Azunia Platinum, Reposado and Anejo tequilas and authentic cocktails. Kirk Gaither, owner of Azunia Tequila, will team up with Chef Schneider to guide guests through the evening’s tequila pairings and explain the history of Azunia’s three-generation family-owned distillery.

Priced at $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity), the dinner will begin with a tray-passed appetizer and cocktail reception, followed by a sit-down dinner. Due to limited seating, reservations are required by emailing [email protected]


Tray Passed Appetizers

~rolled pork taquitos with guacamole & spicy guava glaze~

~tostadas with vegetable ceviche & salsa limon~

~black fig stuffed with blue cheese & piloncillo chipotle glaze~

~paired with Azunia cocktail~

First Course

~salad of avocado, borrego valley ruby grapefruit, jicama-fresh herb crema & fried sage~

~paired with Azunia platinum blanco tequila~

Second Course

~fresh dungeness crab cake surrounded by white corn chowder frico’~

~paired with Azunia reposado tequila~

Third Course

~grilled lamb loin tacos borracho’ with tomatillo salsa,

arroz verde, black beans, red onion & habanero pickle~

~paired with Azunia aejo tequila~


~chocolate mousse-filled chocolate crepa, dulce de leche sauce, cinnamon crema, fresh fruit~

~paired with Azunia aejo tequila~

SOL Cocina – Newport Beach is located at 251 E. Coast Highway in Newport Beach. For more information or reservations, call 949.675.9800 or

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