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Don Q Cocktail Dinner at The Breadfruit

  • The Breadfruit & Rum Bar (map)

Join Roberto Serrallés, 6th generation rum maker of Puerto Rico-based Don Q, for a special one-night-only cocktail dinner at The Breadfruit & Rum Bar on Monday, July 31 at 5 pm.  Serrallés and The Breadfruit and Rum Bar come together to celebrate Puerto Rico’s #1 rum paired with award-winning Jamaican cuisine. Cost: $55 per person.

The first Arizona restaurant to qualify for the Smart Catch designation from the James Beard Foundation, Breadfruit will orchestrate a four-course prix fixe dinner for this occasion, featuring creative dishes made with sustainably-caught seafood caught in an environmentally responsible manner. Serrallés will pair cocktails made from a selection of luxury Don Q expressions, including the recently-released, limited-edition Single Barrel 2007, to elevate each course. Also crafted with a high caliber of sustainable methods, including real energy return and post-production materials, the Don Q spirits match Breadfruit’s clean & green approach, that make both teams ecologically responsible leaders in their category. 

Please make reservations at this link on OpenTable

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~ First ~
Arugula / Candied Cashew / Cherry Tomato / Lime Vinaigrette

~ Second ~
Tostones / Habanero Crème fraîche / Mango Relish
Cocktail: The Poncho

~ Entrée (Choice of) ~
Jerk Pork Belly Braised / Sweet Plantain Mash / Guava Lime Reduction
Cocktail: The Spanish Armada
or
Curried Prawns Sautéed / Herbed Basmati Rice / Savory Pear and Strawberry Salsa Cruda
Cocktail: New Old San Juan

~ Dessert ~
Coconut panna cotta / Hibiscus / Vanilla Bean fume
Rum: Don Q Gran Añejo.

Earlier Event: July 29
Real, Wild & Woody Beer Festival
Later Event: July 31
Seven Chef Fund-Up Dinner at Crudo