Don Julio Tequila Dinner at El Gaucho Portland

A truly special event for tequila aficionados. Join Michael Banash of Diageo and noted author and Don Julio brand ambassador Lance Mayhew guided a limited number of guests through a multi-course tasting menu paired with exceptional tequilas from the legendary distiller, Don Julio. The menu was curated by executive chef Gabriel Rodriguez and featured the following ingredients to be paired with Don Julio Primavera, Don Julio Blanco, Don Julio Anejo, and Don Julio 1942.

Course 1
Sea Scallop Ceviche
navel oranges, ruby red grapefruit, Chioggia beets, aguachile, mango, tempura onions
Primavera Cocktail

Course 2
Dungeness Crab Ensalada
tomatillos, avocado, jícama, tequila vinaigrette, arugula sprouts, smoked chipotle crema
Blanco Cocktail

Course 3
Certified Angus Beef “Surf & Turf” Taco
rib eye, wild prawns, pickled red onions, guacamole, kidney beans, cotija cheese, morita and tomatillo salsa, flor de calabaza
Anejo Cocktail

Course 4
Cocoa Buñuelo
chocolate ganache, vanilla cream, candied cocoa nibs, jasmine & strawberry gloss
1942 Cocktail