Events / Dinner

Somm Madness

Sat, March 21, 2020

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
Cancellation and Food Allergy Policy

Domenico Alesi

Elevage Wine & Spirits, Chicago

Adam Sweders

DineAmic Hospitality, Chicago

Ken Biffar

DineAmic Hospitality and Siena Brands, Chicago

Joseph Rizza

Prime & Provisions, Chicago

Jeremy Tannehill

DineAmic Hospitality, Chicago

Think you can easily spot a Cab from a Pinot? Put your nose and taste buds to the ultimate test as Somm Madness, annual Chicago wine tasting tournament, comes to the Beard House! Don’t miss the chance to enjoy double pairings of wines from the 2019 competition, fare crafted by a roster of talented DineAmic Hospitality chefs, and DineAmic wine director Adam Sweders’s and 2019 Champion Domenico Alesi’s guidance and insight.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Coccoli with Prosciutto di Parma, Stracchino, Herb Oil, and Heaven’s Honey

Wild Mushroom Soup


Burrata with Black Garlic Purée, Quince Paste, Blackberry Gastrique, and Toast Points

Gnocchi Cacio e Pepe with Belper Knolle and Truffles

New York Steak with Potato Tortino, Broccoli Rabe, and Kobe Beef Marrow Bordelaise

Local Midwest Cheese with Accoutrements

To reflect the nature of Somm Madness competitions, a generous selection of fine wines from the 2019 competition will be unveiled at the dinner itself.