Beer Dinners

2018 Beer Dinners are Friday, October 12
Reservations available August 15, 2018

Three Premium Craft Beer Dinners

  • Sam Adams Brewery Boston Beer Company @ Woodfire Grille — Kansas Star Casino
  • Crane Brewery, Missouri @ Larkspur Bistro & Bar
  • Lagunitas Brewing Company @ Chisholm’s American Beef & Ale Restaurant,
    Doubletree by Hilton Wichita Airport

Tickets: $55 per person – All dinners start at 7 p.m.

Reservations at
by 4 p.m., Monday, October 8, or call (316) 682-5502


Samuel Adams Beer Pairing Dinner – October 12th, 2018 – 7 p.m.
Kansas Star Casino Fire Club

Guest Speaker: As a Certified Beer Server and avid beer enthusiast, Vicky Kovach is Kansas Market Manager for Sam Adams and is passionate about the craft.  We look forward to her insights about the craft.

Greeting – Oktoberfest

Pan Seared Sea Scallops, English Peas, Carrot Ginger Puree, Crisp Prosciutto and Citrus Emulsion
Sam 76

White Cheddar and Ale Bisque, Bacon Croutons and Micro Greens
Boston Lager

Austrian Style Pork Schnitzel, Herbed Spätzle, Braised Red Cabbage, Lingonberries, Asparagus and Fresh Lemon

Fresh Seasonal Fruits and Berries with Balsamic Sabayon, Florentine Crisp and Honey Balsamic Reduction
Cherry Wheat

Executive Sous Chef Jennifer Reifschneider is a graduate of The Art Institute of Colorado.  It is her love and passion for food and the industry that continues to inspire her to push the boundaries and deliver quality culinary creations.  She has created a perfectly paired menu to compliment the craft beers of Samuel Adams, which is not to be missed!


Lagunitas Brewing Company Beer Pairing Dinner – October 12th, 2018 , 7pm
Chisholm’s American Beef and Ale House

Guest Speaker: Clint Newlan, Lagunitas Market Manager for Kansas, Nebraska and Western Missouri.  Certified Cicerone and Certified Specialist in Spirits, Clint began his love affair with beer with a decade of all-grain home brewing and has worked in the industry for 8 years.

Charcuterie and Assorted Wood Fired Flatbread

 Salad of Field Greens with Lagunitas Macerated Grilled Peaches, Smoked Mascarpone, Candied Walnuts and Herbed Balsamic Dressing
Sumpin’ Easy

 Tempura Shrimp and Coconut Cream and Fruit Caviar
12th of Never

IPA Marinated Short Rib with Cauliflower Potato Mash and Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Candied Bacon
Super Cluster Double IPA

Sticky Toffee Cake with a Laqunitas Toffee Sauce, Clotted Cream and Carmel Crumble

We are thrilled to have Executive Chef Ramond Alexander create the perfect menu paired with the outstanding craft beers from Laquanitas.   With more than 25 years in the industry, Raymond has been an industry leader with Sun International, Protea Hotels, and one of the personal chefs to the President in his native land of South Africa, where he held positions including Assistant General Manager of Operations, Director of Food and Beverage, and Executive Chef.


Crane Brewing Beer Pairing Dinner – October 12th 2018 – 7 p.m.
Larkspur Bistro & Bar

Guest Speaker: Dan Simmons, Sales and Brand Management for Crane Brewing.  The wild and vibrant beers of Crane Brewing are inspired by the bold craft beers of home and the rustic ales of Europe.  We look forward to Dan sharing the grand tradition of Crane Brewing that never stays the same and is always evolving!

Gathering-Chef’s Selection of Passed Hors D’ Oeuvres
Raytown Common

Grilled Apricot with Burrata Cheese, Arugula, Honey Vinaigrette
Trailsmith Saison

 Iowa Barramundi with Chipotle-Citrus Glaze and Roasted Sweet Corn Relish
Farmhouse IPA

Tea Smoked Duck Breast with Butternut Squash Risotto, Cherry Chutney
Tea Weiss

Flourless Chocolate Espresso Torte, Burnt Orange Caramel, Whipped Cream
Omar Porter

Executive Chef Jeremy Wade is one of Wichita’s most respected chefs and is now heading the kitchen at YaYa’s Eurobistro.  His resume included The Candle Club, Lakeside Club, Uptown Bistro and Cibola.   Jeremy is lending his talents for our Larkspur Beer Pairing Dinner and everyone is sure to be impressed.