Summer Tasting Menu at Bauhaus Restaurant

It has been awhile since I had the Tasting Menu at Bauhaus, the Executive Chefs Tim Schultechef and David Mueller launched their summer tasting menu which I had a chance to try. I enjoyed their collaborative 6 course menu ($99) with wine pairings (extra $79) .

1st course

Cold Leek Soup

Cold Leek Soup, Vichyssoise style with seared Salmon and Potato ice cream, potato crumble, leek, pickled vegetables stunning dish on the summer men

Wine pairing with: Domane Wachau, Terrassen Smaragd, 2013 (Austria), Gruner Veltliner

2nd course

Goat Cheese Spinach Agnolotti

Goat Cheese Spinach Agnolotti with summer squash zucchini, sunflower seed purée

Wine pairing with: Kunstler, 2015 Chardonnay (Germany), Limestone

3rd course

Tuna

Tuna with Avocado creme, kelp, rice chips, sesame, Mango, apple

Sake pairing with: Hakutsuru Jumai (Japan)

 

4th course

Beef shortrib on a Sweet Corn purée

Beef shortrib on a Sweet Corn purée, with torched baby corn and chanterelles, salted and caramelized popcorn with a Barbq style sauce an incredibly delicious dish which paired perfectly with this wine.

Wine pairing with: Two Hands, 2014 Shiraz (Australia), McLaren Vale

 

5th course

Duck done 2 ways,

Duck done 2 ways, the breast and the leg, with fois gras, Beetroot, charred onions, and blackberries; loved the various components and how they all played well together

Wine pairing with: Brunello di Motalcino 2011 (Italy) Verbena

 

6th course

Carrot cake and Orange,

Carrot cake and Orange, topped with a cream cheese foam and carrot tops; loved this dish, so creative with the vegetable garden in mind

Wine pairing with: La Stella 2016 (Okanagan, BC) Moscato D’Osoyoos

 

Make sure to reserve ahead to enjoy this tasting menu all summer long.

Bauhaus Restaurant is located in Gastown at 1 West Cordova Street, Vancouver. You can call them at 604-974-1147. Follow them on Twitter @BauhausRest

By: Richard Wolak