You’re Invited to Dinner with Jessup Cellars & Chef MikeC

The Jessup Cellars Pairing Dinners with Chef MikeC are curated to offer you the most memorable food and wine pairing experiences of a lifetime – merging Californian and Québécois cuisine. These East Bay gatherings are hosted at Augie’s Montreal Deli in Berkeley!

Click for Tix: Members $95 | Guests $115

With every menu created by Chef MikeC – a master of food and wine pairings – these dinners are a delightful adventure for your taste buds. Each course is specially paired to selected wines and prepared with the freshest locally sourced ingredients.


Wednesday, August 1st Menu

2017 Sauvignon Blanc

Olive Oil Bruschetta with Heirloom Tomato, Corn, Basil, & Caper Relish

2015 Pinot Noir

Seasonal Mushroom & Sherry Soup with Fresh Herb Toasts & Truffle Oil Cab Arugula, Roasted Beet, Cherry Tomato, & Montreal Smoke Meat Salad with Rye Crouton, Pickled Shallots, & Maple Cabernet Vinaigrette

2014 ‘Table for Four’

Slow Roasted Salt & Pepper Carnitas with Red Wine Gastrique & Fennel, Corn, & Red Onion Relish

2015 ‘Juel’

Grass Fed Beef Bourguignon with Fried Red Potato & Onion Cakes & Gremolata


Chef MikeC and Jessup Cellars’ wine experts will discuss the philosophy and methods used to make the perfect culinary match ups, giving you a fuller understanding of the thought process behind the ins-and-outs of pairing like a pro.

Augie’s Montreal Deli in Berkeley is the Bay Area’s top-rated deli restaurant, co-owned by Chef MikeC and his business partner Alexei Gopnik-Lewinski.

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