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2020 Steak & Frites Dinner
Tuesday March 24, 2020

Steak frites meaning "steak [and] fries" in French, is a very common and popular dish served in brasseries throughout Europe consisting of steak paired with French fries. It is considered by some to be the national dish of Belgium, which claims to be the place of its invention.

Regardless of it's history, on March 24th it belongs to the Australian Wine Society of Toronto.

Join us for our annual Steak & Frites event at Le Papillon on Front. Le Papillon has been a fixture on the St. Lawrence restaurant scene for many decades and is a favorite of many.

Our Cellar Master - Joe Gentile is providing us with three varietals that will complement our meal - Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

The evening will begin with the dinner seating at 6:30 p.m..

Our three course dinner will include:

First Course (choice of one)
  • French onion soup
  • Caesar salad
  • Escargots in garlic-parsley butter (GF)
❖ Yalumba Y Series Viognier 2018 (Yalumba Valley)

Main Course (choice of one)
  • 10 oz New York strip loin - flame grilled to order & frites (NOT gluten free)
  • 0 oz New York strip loin - flame grilled to order & green salad
  • Vegetarian pasta with basil pesto and grilled vegetables with goat cheese
❖ Crestview Step Road Shiraz 2005 (Langhorne Creek)
❖ St. Hallett Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 (Clarendon)

Dessert Course (choice of one)
  • Pouding chômeur (golden cake)
  • Strawberry crepe
  • Fruit sorbet (GF)

Cost will be $89 for AWS members, $95 for guests and non-members. All taxes and fees are

Tickets can be purchased via the Registration Form - complete and mail to
Australian Wine Society of Toronto or on-line at https://aws_steak_frites.eventbrite.ca.

Future Events

April 28th – Tutored Tasting of Cellar Reds led by Joe Gentile @ Faculty Club

May 19th – Spring Fling Dinner and pairings @ Core Restaurant in Leslieville

June 19th – Annual Summer Solstice Dinner @ Faculty Club

August TBD – Annual General Meeting @ TBD

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