Celebration of Love & Community
February 14, 2019
Come experience Ferry Beach, a vibrant community center that has been in your back yard for over 120 years. We will once again be hosting our Valentine's evening celebration of love and community on Feb 14, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 pm and are extending invites to our friends and neighbors who live, work and play in the Saco community.
Ferry Beach has been a part of this wonderful city since 1901, providing youth camps, conferences, retreats and programs for families, individuals and organizations. We would like to host the community for a “chocolate lovers” all-you-can eat buffet style meal and wonderful desserts with a cash bar with beer & wine. Tickets are $15 each and we have space for 150 to attend.
To register for this event, call 207-282-4489 ext. 1 or click here.
Menu For the Evening
(V=vegetarian, GF=gluten-free, DF=dairy free)
Sweet & Sour Eggplant Caponata (V,DF)
Classic sweet and sour eggplant appetizer sweetened with caramelized onions and raisins with a balancing bitter note of grated unsweetened chocolate. This appetizer is served on hearth baked crusty bread.
Grilled Shrimp with Cocoa-Nib Romesco Sauce (GF)
Grilled shrimp served with a savory romesco sauce embellished with crunchy cocoa nibs.
Crudite & Cheese Platters
Chocolate Pear and Cherry Salad (V,GF)
Gently bitter baby arugala, petite green beans, fresh pears, sweet cherries, Turkish apricots, pecans, dressed in a chocolate balsamic vinaigrette
Roasted Beet & Sweet Potato Salad (V,GF)
Ruby red beets and sweet potatoes roasted in olive oil mixed with quinoa, goats cheese, gently sprinkled with Maldon sea salt flakes and shaved dark chocolate.
Cocoa Rubbed Baby Back Ribs (GF,DF)
Baby back ribs are rubbed with cinnamon, allspice, mustard powder, ginger and cocoa for depth and richness and cooked to pull apart perfection.
Stuffed Poblano with Mole Negro Sauce (V,GF)
Stuffed roasted poblanos with a mixture of quinoa and black beans and a little goat cheese for creaminess topped with mole negro sauce, pomegranate seeds & toasted sesame. Fresh and warm handmade corn tortillas available.
Turkey Mole Poblano (GF,DF)
A slow braise of breast meat in a deep, dark mole that's shot through with three kinds of dried chilies, peanuts, pumpkin seeds and enriched with chocolate and spices. Fresh and warm handmade corn tortillas available.
Olive Oil Roasted Baby Potatoes (V,GF,DF)
Pink, white & blue baby potatoes roasted in olive oil and lightly salted.
Brown & Wild Rice with Roasted Red Peppers & Pecans (V,GF,DF)
Fluffy brown and nutty wild rices mixed with tri-color roasted red peppers and crunchy pecans.
Fresh Green Beans (V,GF)
Fresh green beans lightly cooked and still crunchy dressed simply with light olive oil and a dusting of kosher salt.
Opera Torte (V)
Ultra-thin layers of jaconde soaked in espresso syrup, layered between dark chocolate ganache and coffee buttercream.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Terrine (V,GF)
Creamy peanut butter, dark chocolate and cream combine to make a silky terrine, covered in chocolate glaze and embellished with salt roasted and sugared peanuts.
Mexican Hot Chocolate (GF)
Simply made with Mexican drinking chocolate tablets, milk, a dash of vanilla and cinnamon. Warm and soul satisfying.
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