Preserving the tradition of food bringing people together

Preserving the tradition of food bringing people together

Preserving the tradition of food bringing people togetherPreserving the tradition of food bringing people togetherPreserving the tradition of food bringing people together

Sampling Dinner


Friday, January 17, 2020

6:30pm - 9:00pm

We're excited to pair up with Cherryl Finney with Finney Fine Wines to bring you a fabulous sampling of great food 

from Chef Dustin Reed and wine pairings and education from Cherryl.  


Sampling Menu


Cheese & Charcuterie Board

Paired with: 2018 Ticklebumps Brut, Washington

Amuse Bouche

Pickled Beet, Swede Farm Goat Cheese, Pistachio, Baguette

1st Course

Grand Marnier Shrimp, Grilled Corn, Cucumber & Avocado Relish, Citrus Reduction, Bulls Blood

Paired with: 2018 Fieldhouse White Blend, Mendocino County, California

2nd Course

Casetta Cucina Crimini, Porcini & Ricotta Ravioli,  Michael & Vincent's Olive Scaciati Italian Sausage, Sicilian Sauce, Wilted Spinach, Shaved Parmesan, Micro Basil

Paired with: 2016 Fiddleneck Merlot, Mendocino County, California

3rd Course

Cabernet Braised Short Rib, Parmesan and Herb Polenta, Simply Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Paired with: 2018 Middle Jane Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Alexander Valley, California

Sweet Ending

Chambord Berries, Cream Chantilly, Meyer Lemon Pearls

Paired with: NV Domaine des Guyons Les Andelys Brut, Saumur, Loire Valley, France


*Please note: Eji's Culinary is not affiliated with Finney Fine Wines in any way.

Eji's Culinary will not be providing, sampling, serving or selling wines during this event*

Chef Dustin Reed

Chef Dustin Reed graduated from the Le Cordon Bleu Program at Scottsdale Culinary Institute with a degree in Culinary Arts. While on his culinary journey, his experience has included fine dining at hotels, resorts and private clubs. Since coming back to Houston, he has been the Executive Chef of NASA/Johnson Space Center, BMC/Statoil, Enbridge and now his own company, Eji's Culinary. 

Dustin's passion is to bring creative menus utilizing simple, fresh, local ingredients with an international flair to palates in the West Houston area. Book your next catered event with Chef Dustin & Eji's Culinary.

Cherryl Finney


Cherryl Finney sells boutique wines that can't be found on retail shelves. They are sourced from all over the world.  You will find most of the famous areas for grapes/wines represented in the inventory. 

Winemakers work directly with the growers and producers who are interested in presenting the amazing wines that are products of organic or biodynamic grown grapes. The end result is delicious wines. Better in the bottle. Better in your glass, and better for you. 

Wines are available for order through Cherryl at this event and typically arrive in 7-9 business days.


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