Dinner at Mercer House Estate Winery

Person
$55

4 Course meal prepared by Chef Howard | Wine pairing by Mercer House Estate Winery

Menu

STARTERS

LOBSTER “ROLL” BRUSCHETTA
Pugliese bread, fennel aioli, chives

SALAD OF WILD MUSHROOMS
arugula, pecorino, candied garlic vinaigrette

MAIN

SEARED AHI TUNA
White bean ragout, guanciale, radicchio, smoked tomato vinaigrette

DESSERT

POMEGRANATE PANNA COTTA
Grade “A” maple syrup, popped sorgum, aleppo, maldon


Rates

  • Dinner: $55

About the Chef

  • Chef Howard Stephens is a native of Texas and a graduate of Chapin High School, South Carolina.
  • He earned degrees in both Business and Marketing. He then was hired by what was to be several restaurants where he learned by working in some of South Carolina’s Finest in the industry from washing dishes at Yesterday’s, to managing Tony’s Pizza in Downtown Columbia.
  • Howard then became Owner of Village Gourmet, followed by Sous Chef then Executive Chef of The Oak Table (which he helped launch), then Executive Chef of Club Corp’s Columbia Capital City Club and to Executive Chef at Rosso Trattoria.
  • Exhibiting a couple of decades worth of experience and skills, this self taught Executive Chef is now overseeing Sapori in Lexington, South Carolina.

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