Quiessence offers summer dining specials to savor

Lifestyle | 23 Jul |

This summer, Quiessence at The Farm will bring back its two most popular dining specials for a limited time. For those staying in town, this dining experience is the perfect escape at our lush, green oasis in the desert while enjoying summer harvest from the restaurant’s own Soil & Seed Garden at The Farm. Recently awarded the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its third year, both specials will have sommelier paired wine options available. 

Note: Quiessence will be closed July 1, 2019, through August 7, 2019, for research and development. However, diners can still make reservations for the August special by leaving a voicemail for the preferred dates and times at 602-276-0601. 

Annual Taste of Quiessence

This special summer menu deemed as “Taste of Quiessence” features hyper-seasonal Arizona ingredients displayed throughout a three-course Chef’s Tasting dinner. This special Chef’s Tasting menu will be available each Wednesday in August beginning August 14, 2019.  

The “Taste of Quiessence” Chef’s Tasting Menu will be available on Wednesdays from August 14 through August 28. The special Chef’s Tasting price will be available to the first 12 diners who reserve on the special event dates: August 14, August 21, and August 28.  The three course “Taste of Quiessence” is $45++ per person (price does not include tax and gratuity) and a wine pairing option is available at $25++ per person.

Dishes on the menu may include:

• A daily offering of seasonal vegetables from Soil & Seed Garden in the Farmer’s Foraged Garden dish

• Butternut Squash & Parmesan Soup Tempura Chanterelle, Rum Poached Raisins, Bacon Lardons, Herb Oil

• House-made Potato Gnocchi With Uni Butter, Two Wash Ranch Guinea Hen, Hedgehog Mushrooms, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, Leeks, Chervil. 

In order to secure a reservation, guests must call 602-276-0601 and mention “Taste of Quiessence.” Twelve reservations are available each evening on the following dates: August 14, August 21, and August 28. 

Thursday Wine Flights in August

Take flight each Thursday in August at Quiessence with its Wine Spectator award-winning wine list showcasing varietals from around the West Coast.

Guests will enjoy a curated flight of wine pairings and trio of small tapas at Arizona’s original farm-to-table restaurant, Quiessence at The Farm. The Quiessence in-house Level II Certified Sommelier, Alison Sponberg, will handpick each wine tasting to best pair with Chef Dustin Christofolo’s special wine flight menu for the evening. Learn about new and old world wines themed to the week’s special menu.

Each week will have a different pairing theme:

August 8 – Arizona wines

August 15 – California wines

August 22 – Washington wines

August 29 – Canadian wines

Cost for the wine and food pairing experience is $45 per person++.

Reservations are required 24 hours in advanced. Call to reserve: 602-276-0601. When making your reservation, mention “Thursday Wine Flights” to receive this special menu and pricing option.

For more information about Quiessence at The Farm, visit www.qatthefarm.com.

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