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Chef’s Cooking Class // Mar 25

SOLD OUT! / Chef’s Cooking Class / Italy in Spring / Saturday / March 25, 2017 / 2:00pm

Are you ready for Spring?? I know we are! Chef Chris invites you to join him in the kitchen for a fun afternoon cooking up four dishes inspired by the flavors of Italy, all with an homage to Spring and it’s fresh ingredients! You’ll get to enjoy the four-course meal with paired wines or beers while you help cook (or just watch) AND you’ll take home the recipes for each dish PLUS a special gift.

Cooking Class Menu

Spring Vegetable Scafata / Poached Egg

Fennel, Pancetta & Walnut Gratin

Classic Bolognese / Housemade Noodles

Strawberry-Pistachio Crumble Pie

Tickets are $65 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Seating is very limited so click the button below to reserve yours today! (Note that 6% sales tax & 21% gratuity will be reflected in final ticket price). Questions? Contact Alex Franz at 313-567-4400 x6226 or alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

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Chef’s Dinner ft Arbor Brewing // Mar 10

Chef’s Dinner featuring Arbor Brewing Co / Friday / March 10, 2017 / 6:30PM

True pioneers in Michigan’s craft beer industry, Matt & Rene Greff opened the first Arbor Brewing Co Pub & Eatery in downtown Ann Arbor in 1995. Now with a 2nd location in Ypsilanti and a 3rd all the way in Bangalore, India – ABC has definitely taken their expertly crafted beers global! ABC’s brews have won many awards over the years and is even one of the only “green” breweries in the state! ABC employs many waste reduction and energy saving practices, from reclaimed materials to solar power, not to mention their passionate envolvement in their community and commitment to buying local. As these are principles we embrace as well, The Rattlesnake is very excited to present 6 of Arbor Brewing Co’s beers – paired with 6 of Chef Chris’s small plates.

Menu + Featured Beers

Bollywood Blonde (ABV 6% / IBU 7)
Thai Green Curry Hummus / Toasted Coconut / Chile-Ginger Pita Chips

Mr. Delicious Imperial IPA (ABV 9% / IBU 90)
Crispy Country Ham & Stilton Salad / Tuscan Kale & Spinach / Salt & Pepper Walnuts / Pomegranate Seeds

Phat Abbot Belgian Tripel (ABV 9.6% / IBU 29)
Garlic Butter Shrimp / Arugla & Basil Pesto Cous Cous / Fresh Peas

FIGJAM Quadruple (ABV 10.75% / IBU 35)
Angus Beef Sliders / Creamy Roquefort / Fig Jam! / Sweet Potato Straws / Pretzel Bun

Jackhammer Old Ale (ABV 8.25% / IBU 50)
Lamb & Ale Stew / Aged Horseradish Cheddar Sourdough Toast

Michael Faricy’s Irish Stout (ABV 4.5% / IBU 42)
Baked Brie Wedge / Honey & Hazelnuts / Dark Chocolate Ganache Schmeared Grahams

Tickets are just $55 per person, plus sales tax & gratuity! Click the button below to get yours! (Note that 6% sales tax & 21% gratuity will be reflected in the final ticket price). If you have any questions or would like to be seated with another person or group who has purchased tickets separately, please send an email to Alexandria Franz at alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

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Seeing Red Chef’s Dinner / Feb 17

Seeing Red (Wine) Chef’s Dinner / Friday / February 17, 2017 / 6:30pm

We’re “Seeing Red” at our next Chef’s Dinner – Red Wine, that is! Join Chef Chris Franz & Sommelier Maria Papp for a tasting exploration of five delicious red wines paired with winter comfort small plates!

Menu + Featured Wines:

Patton Valley Pinot Noir 2014, Willamette Valley
Chef’s Choice Tiny Taste

Donna Laura Ali Sangiovese 2014, Tuscany
Duck Confit / Fruit & Nut Bread Crisp / Arugula / Ramp Vinaigrette

H3 Merlot 2014, Columbia Crest
Roasted Delicata Squash & Pappardelle Pasta / Rosemary Butter / Almonds / Pecorino

Hoopla “The Mutt” Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Napa Valley
Molasses & Mustard Grilled Pork Tenderloin / Baked Carrots / Apple Butter

Bogle Petite Sirah Port 2013, Clarksburg
Lemongrass Creme Brullee / Chocolate-Ginger Brittle

Tickets are just $55 per person, plus sales tax & gratuity! Click the button below to get yours! (Note that 6% sales tax & 21% gratuity will be reflected in the final ticket price). If you would like to be seated with another person or group who has purchased tickets separately, please send an email to Alexandria Franz at alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

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Drinks with Maria / Viva Cuba / January 27th

Drinks with Maria ft Cuban Cocktails / Friday / January 27, 2017 / 6:00pm

1-27-17-drinks-cuba-logoJoin Sommelier Maria Papp and celebrate the storied cocktails of Cuba! Enjoy 5 different cocktails (and escape the Detroit winter) with classics like the Hemmingway plus tropical fruit flavors, coconut and more! Chef Chris will feature 4 Cuban-inspired small plates to go with the drinks, too.

$45, plus tax & gratuity. Reservations by ticket purchase are highly recommended as seating is limited! (Sales tax & 21% gratuity are reflected in the final ticket price).

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Menu Merge: Brunch for Dinner

Chef’s Menu Merge: Brunch for Dinner / November 30th-December 3rd

Who says brunch is just for Sunday mornings? Our Brunch for Dinner menu will merge with our Dinner menu to offer even more fun ways to dine at The ‘Snake! Served nightly from November 30th to December 3rd alongside our regular Dinner menu.

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Starters:

Cheesy Bacon Puff Pastry Twists / Apple Butter Dip 6
Citrus Salad / Spiced Honey / Pomegranate / Sea Salt 9

Entrees:

Chorizo & Butternut Hash / Sweet Peppers / Onions / Pepper Jack / Cilantro-Avocado Mash / Crispy Tortilla Strips / Sunny Egg 18
Spicy-Brined & Crispy-Fried Chicken Thighs / Cayenne Butter Dipped / Southern-Style Biscuits / Pickled Slaw / Honey-Blue Cheese Drizzle 20
Swiss Chard Baked Eggs / Garlicky Gruyere Cream / Parmesan / Crispy Leeks / Focaccia Toast 14
Steak & Eggs Benny / Giant English Muffin / Sliced Butcher’s Steak / Maple-Pepper Bacon / Arugula / Poached Egg / Hollandaise 26

Desserts:

Sticky Toffee Monkey Bread / Banana-Butter Pecan Ice Cream 9
Dark Chocolate Mocha Scones / Hot Espresso Dipper 6

Drinks:

Farouk’s Bloody Mary / Clementine & L. Mawby Mimosa /
Sparkling Bourbon-Pear Punch

Chef’s Cooking Class / Holiday Brunch

Chef’s Cooking Class / Brunch for the Holidays / Saturday / December 3, 2016 / 2:00-4:00pm

You’ve enjoyed lots of fun Brunch dishes during our Menu Merge, now join Chef Chris in the kitchen and learn how to make some of them for your family or friends this Holiday season! Each of our Cooking Classes include live, hands-on instruction of four dishes and a take-home menu packet, plus you get to eat the dishes you prepare with paired wines or beers, AND receive a special gift from Chef Chris, too!

Menu

Cheesy Bacon Puff Pastry Twists / Apple Butter Dip

Chorizo & Butternut Hash
Sweet Peppers / Onions / Pepper Jack / Cilantro-Avocado Mash / Crispy Tortilla Strips / Sunny Egg

Swiss Chard Baked Eggs
Garlicky Gruyere Cream / Parmesan / Crispy Leeks / Focaccia Toast

Sticky Toffee Monkey Bread / Banana-Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Tickets are $60 per person, plus sales tax & gratuity. Space is very limited and reservations are by ticket purchase only. Please click here to purchase your Holiday Brunch Cooking Class tickets (6% sales tax & 21% gratuity will be reflected in final ticket price).

If you have any questions, please contact Alexandria Franz at 313-567-4400 x6226 or alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

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Dîner de Vin / October 28

Dîner de Vin / Vendredi (Friday) / October 28, 2016 / 6:30pm

Say “bonjour” to our next Chef’s Dinner! It’s our “Dîner de Vin” celebrating the wines of France…diner-de-vin-logo-fb

Join Chef Chris Franz, Sommelier Maria Papp as we welcom Joe Charnley of Carmela Fine Wines to present five wines from across France, each paired with our kitchen’s culinary best.

Menu & Featured Wines:

2013 Jean Baptiste “Adam” Gewurztraminer, Alsace
Thai Curry Rice Noodle Bowl / Spicy Gulf Shrimp / Crunchy Macadamias

2014 Decelle Villa, Meursault
Pancetta Crusted Salmon / Apple Butter & Creamy Leeks

2010 Chateau de Lescours, Grand Cru St. Emillion
Roasted Breast of Pheasant / Picholine / Caramelized Plums / Hubbard Squash

2012 Les Combes d’Arnevel, Chateauneuf du Pape
Braised Lamb Shank Confit / Belugas / Jardiniere Root Vegetables

2011 Moulin a Vent Champ de Cour
Mille-Crepe Cake / Whipped Dark Chocolate & Lavender Ganache / Cocoa Dust / Candied Pisatchios

$120 per person, inclusive of tax & gratuity. Seating is limited and reservations by ticket purchase are required. PLEASE CLICK HERE to purchase your “Dîner de Vin” tickets. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Papp or Alex Franz at 313-567-4400 or alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

Garden Terrace Wine Tastings / Jun 9-Aug 25

Rattlesnake’s Garden Terrace Wine Tastings / Thursdays / June 9th – August 25th / 6:00pm

Terrace Tastings FB Pic 2016Summer is back in Detroit and that means it’s time for our Garden Terrace Wine Tastings! The series kicks off Thursday, June 9th with a celebration of Sparkling Wines, featuring samples of 8 wines paired with Chef Chris’ small plates! Tasting events will continue on most Thursdays through August 25th with a fun new theme each week (see the full schedule below).

Our chefs work with Sommelier Maria Papp’s wine selections to create a lavish – and filling! – small plates menu highlighting the wines – plus they’ll be outside grilling live, right on the Terrace! The wines will be available for retail purchase, too! It’s Detroit’s best party, and it lasts all summer long!

Each Tasting event begins at 6:00 pm and advance purchase tickets are required. Tickets are $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Please click here to purchase tickets to any of our Garden Terrace Wine Tastings (sales tax and gratuity will be reflected in final ticket price). If you would like to be seated with a person or group who has purchased tickets separately, please send an email to Alex at alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com!

Please contact Alexandria Franz or Maria Papp at 313-567-4400 or alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com with any questions.

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June 9th / Toast to Summer with Sparkling Wines
June 16th / France vs Italy
June 23rd / Whites & Roses
July 14th / Wines of Oregon & Washington
July 21st / Taste of the Alps
July 28th / Wines of Spain
August 4th / Wines of Pure Michigan
August 11th / Down Under Wines of New Zealand
August 18th / Under the Tuscan Sun – Wines of Tuscany
August 25th / Best of Summer Celebration!

Chef’s Cooking Class // August 20th

Chef’s Grillin’ & Chillin’ Cooking Class / Saturday / August 20, 2016 / 2:00pm

It’s our most popular Cooking Class of the year – outdoor grilling on the Terrace! Join Executive Chef Chris Franz on The Rattlesnake Club’s Garden Terrace for an afternoon of  hands-on instruction, fun demonstrations, and his tips and tricks for the beginner to novice home cook. This grilling-inspired menu is perfect for your next summer dinner party. Enjoy your meal paired with our Sommelier’s favorite summer beers & wines, take home a packet with all the day’s recipes and enjoy a special gift, too!

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Grilled Thai Coconut Chicken Thighs / Peanut Rice Noodles

Greek Lamb Burger / Tzaziki & Feta / Grilled Pita Bread

Smoked Fingerling Potato & Pancetta Salad

Grilled Banana Splits / Strawberry-Basil Ice Cream / Dark Chocolate Sauce

Tickets must be purchased in advance and are $65 per person, plus 21% gratuity & 6% sales tax (reflected in final ticket price). Space is very limited so be sure to get yours by clicking HERE today! Questions? Contact Alexandria Franz at 313-567-4400 or alex@rattlesnakedetroit.com.

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Summer BBQ & Tigers Tailgate / July 30

Summer BBQ & Detroit Tigers Tailgate with Andrew’s on the Corner / Saturday / July 30, 2016 / 4:30-7:30pm

2016 BBQ & Tailgate Logo2Summer isn’t summer in Detroit without a visit to Comerica Park to cheer on our Detroit Tigers! We’re teaming up with our neighbors Andrew’s on the Corner to throw a BBQ Tailgate for the Tigers vs. Astros game on Saturday, July 30th! And if you don’t have tickets to the game, Andrew’s is the perfect spot to watch all the action! Your ticket includes a full BBQ spread (menu to be announced) on The Rattlesnake’s Terrace, 1 drink ticket here and free parking in our secure lot. PLUS, you’ll get a ride on the Andrew’s shuttle to and from the 7:10pm game AND 2 tickets for drinks at Andrew’s either upon your return or to enjoy while you watch the game! You won’t find a better night out in The D than this!

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Meats & Mains
Mexican Beef Barbacoa
Chile-Rubbed & Grilled Vegetable Kabobs
Blackened & Grilled Wild Salmon
Smokey Grilled Chicken Thighs

Salads
Grilled Michigan Sweet Corn & Avocado Salsa
Sweet & Sour Slaw
Grilled Potato & Blue Cheese Salad
Grilled Asparagus Salad with Smokey Bacon Vinaigrette

Housemade Sauces & Extras
Corn & Flour Tortillas
Housemade Pico de Gallo
Queso Fresco & Sharp Cheddar Cheeses
Rattlesnake’s Sweet & Spicy Sauce
Citrus & Grainy Mustard Sauce
Smokey Buffalo Sauce
Garlicky Garden Herb Sauce
Crispy Onion Straws

Desserts
Summer Berries / Tequila Cream
S’Mores Bread Pudding / Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream
Grilled Peaches & Plums / Toffee Crumble

Detroit Tigers BBQ Tailgate tickets are just $45 each, plus tax & gratuity (Tigers’ game tickets are not included). PLEASE CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE YOUR TIGERS BBQ TAILGATE TICKETS (sales tax & 21% gratuity will be reflected in the final ticket price). 

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