Departure’s Gregory Gourdet honors his heritage with a traditional 10-course “Haiti In My Heart” dinner, the second in his Haitian dinner series, to raise funds for the JA Clermont Foundation, a center for homeless children in Haiti
On Sunday, November 18 at 6 p.m., Executive Chef Gregory Gourdet teams up with Elsy Dinvil of Creole Cravings to present the second iteration of “Haiti In My Heart,” a 10-course Haitian dinner at Departure. The family-style meal highlights traditional Haitian dishes such as Griot Twice Cooked Pork, Fried Green Plantains, and Haitian Beef and Pumpkin Soup that both Dinvil and Gourdet grew up eating. Haitian-inspired beverages featuring Rhum Barbancourt and Grand Marnier also available for purchase. The event raises funds for the JA Clermont Foundation, a nonprofit center close to Gourdet’s heart which supports homeless children in Haiti. Guests can make a reservation by calling Departure at 503.802.5370.
Haitian Chicken Patties
Haitian Beet and Potato Salad
Green Salad, Shallot Dressing
Griot Twice Cooked Pork, Sauce Ti Malice
Fried Green Plantains, Pikliz
Haitian Beef & Pumpkin Soup
Conch in Creole Sauce
Rice with Crispy Red Kidney Beans
Haitian Stewed Chicken
Pineapple & Rum Upside Down Cake
WHERE: Departure Restaurant + Lounge, 525 SW Morrison St., 15th Floor
WHEN: Sunday, November 18, 2018, 6 p.m.
COST: $90 per person, inclusive of gratuity
A portion of proceeds goes to the JA Clermont Foundation
To reserve a spot, call Departure at 503.802.5370
INFO: Departure Restaurant
About Sage Restaurant Group
Denver-based Sage Restaurant Group, co-founded by restaurateur Peter Karpinski, creates experiences where food, drink and inspired design meet and mix. These independent restaurants, adjacent to hotels, deliver exceptional catering and in-room dining experiences. With locations across the country, Sage Restaurant Group’s concepts feature a distinctive scene and a subtly infused local vibe designed to appeal to a guest who is hungry for life. For more information, please visit www.sagerestaurantgroup.com.