Dream Dance Steak set to roll out the barrels

MILWAUKEE – Whether you prefer the distinct flavors of wine or the hops of a hand-crafted beer, Dream Dance Steak has planned a dinner that will appeal to your palate and liven up your taste buds.

The four-star restaurant, located within Potawatomi Bingo Casino, will host a Pork and Pinot Dinner, featuring Van Duzer Wines on Monday, Sept. 23, and a Left Hand Beer Dinner, highlighting craft beers of Left Hand Brewing on Monday, Oct. 7.

The Pork and Pinot Dinner, hosted by Peter Keenan, Midwest Sales Manager of Van Duzer Vineyards, will include five exquisite courses prepared by Chef Matt Baier of Dream Dance Steak. Chef Baier’s pork-centric menu is comprised of dishes such as marinated pork loin with sweet potato blini and apple slaw; slow-roasted pork shoulder served with grilled bourbon poached peaches; and braised pork belly prepared in a pinot noir reduction and paired with rosemary fingerling potatoes and Tuscan kale. Wines paired with these courses include Estate Pinot Gris, Vinter’s Cuvee Pinot Noir, Estate Pinot Noir, Westside Blocks Pinot Noir and Zephyra Late Harvest Pinot Gris.  

Perched on a scenic hilltop in Oregon’s Willamette Valley since 1998, Van Duzer Vineyards sprawls over 82 acres and specializes in the sustainable production of Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris.

The dinner costs $75 per person, not including gratuity. Arrival for the event is set for 6 p.m. with dinner scheduled at 6:30 p.m.

The Left Hand Beer Dinner will be held Monday, Oct. 7, and will be hosted by brewery representative Matt Drummond. Chef Baier’s five-course menu features dishes like sumac crusted skate wing served with hops pickled celery batons and celery leaf salad; rabbit sausage paired with beer mustard slaw; roasted pork shoulder prepared in natural jus, sautéed mataki mushrooms and pearl onions; and braised beef brisket with carrot puree, salsify chips and wilted kale. Accompanied craft beers will include Polestar Pilsner, Oktoberfest, 400 Pound Monkey, Milk Stout Nitro and Wake Up Dead Stout.

Left Hand Brewing Company, of Loveland, Colo. opened its doors for business in 1994 and has experienced unprecedented growth ever since. It produces eight perennial beers, from pilsners to porters, in addition to seasonal and limited varietals. In 2012 it was named to the Brewer’s Association Top 50 Craft Beers.

The dinner is $65, not including gratuity. Arrival for the event is set for 6 p.m. with dinner scheduled at 6:30 p.m.

Dream Dance Steak blends refined innovation with the tradition and comfort of a Wisconsin steakhouse. Regional ingredients, house-made cheeses and fine house-cured charcuterie complement Dream Dance Steak’s seasonal menu. The restaurant maintains one of Wisconsin’s most progressive and reasonably priced wine lists, consisting of nearly 600 of the finest selections found worldwide.

For more information about the Van Duzer Wine Dinner and the Left Hand Beer Dinner, or to make reservations, call Dream Dance Steak at (414) 847-7883 or online at www.paysbig.com

Potawatomi Bingo Casino is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. It is located at 1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wis. The casino is a showcase for high stakes bingo, offering some of the nation's highest daily payouts.  A popular attraction for local guests, tourists and tour groups, the casino features blackjack, craps, poker, and roulette table games, video and reel slot machines, and a variety of live entertainment.  Potawatomi Bingo Casino is committed to raising awareness of the risks of problem gambling, maintaining a level of first-class customer service, while investing in its most valuable asset – its 2,500 multicultural employees.  Through the Forest County Potawatomi Community Foundation and Miracle on Canal Street, the casino supports numerous local charities and community organizations. Driving directions and more information about Potawatomi Bingo Casino can be obtained by calling toll-free, 1-800-PAYS-BIG or by visiting the website at www.paysbig.com.