Sagardotegi Ciderhouse Dinner 2015

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Date: Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time: Doors at 6pm, Dinner at 7:00pm
Where: Basque Center (601 Grove Street)
Price: $45 per guest - includes dinner, unlimited cider and/or beer, and entertainment.


Reservations are limited to 200 guests  _________________________________


Join the Oinkari Basque Dancers for a night of feasting, music and dancing, when we turn downtown Boise's Basque Center into a traditional Basque sagardotegi (ciderhouse.) Ciderhouse fare is traditionally a menu of cod sautéed with onions, peppers and garlic and a cod revuelto (omelet), thick-cut steaks as the main course, and bread, walnuts and Basque cheese.

The highlight of the night, of course, will be the Basque hard cider, sagardoa, which will run freely from big wooden barrels, with periodic toasts of the cidermaster yelling "TXOTX!" to signal guests to refill their glasses. This year we will again be serving Bereziartua Cider, of Astigarraga in the Basque region of Spain.

THE CAUSE


ABOUT SAGARDOTEGIAK



sagardotegi is similar to a winery. It is the establishment that makes sagardoa, the very dry, Basque style of hard apple cider. Sagardotegiak (plural) are found throughout Euskadi and are very popular places for groups to go for a fun evening. 

In addition to making sagardoa,  sagardotegiak also serve an amazing dinner of steak, cod cooked two different ways, bread, cheese and walnuts, and of course all of the sagardoa a person can drink. You’re given a fork and glass, and food is brought out family-style. Between the courses, the owners yell out “TXOTX!” and everyone goes to barrels to fill their glasses.



ON THE MENU:

tortilla de bacalao (cod)
bacalao al pil pil (cod with garlic and peppers)
txuleton (steak)
intxaurrak eta gazta (walnuts and Basque cheese)
your fill of sagardoa Bereziartua (Bereziartua brand Basque hard cider)