Valentine’s Day Menu
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 14, 15, & 16, 2008
Join us on the most romantic of days to enjoy Chef John’s savory fare!
Live Piano Music by Carla MacKrell ~ Thursday the 14th • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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Windy Bay Oysters on the Half-Shell
pickled ginger & scallion minuet, tartar of scallop seviche, cabacus cheese & caviar
Napolean of Sautéed Duck Liver
roasted pineapple compote over brioche “pain perdu”, port wine dried cherry reduction
Bibb & Tomato with Hearts of Palm
warm almond-crusted avocado, Maryland crabmeat, black pepper-tarragon vinaigrette
Composed Baby Lettuces
brie in phyllo, caramelized sonya apples, warm granny smith apple dressing
Roasted Elysian Fields Lamb Chops
porcini mushroom baked polenta gratin, roasted baby root vegetables,
roasted shallot pinot noir demi-glace
Duo of Szechuan Pepper-Seared Ahi Tuna & Plum-Braised Short Ribs
coconut basmati rice, pickled onions, baby bok choy,
renovations will be historically and
dining and facilities of the highest
to provide its members and their
quality in the renovated Charles
The Mission of the Erie Club is
architecturally correct as well as
patty pan squash, daicon radish, gooseberry coulis
Manning Reed Mansion. All
guests with excellence in ﬁne
Butter-Poached Maine Lobster
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Erie Club Mission:
creamy white trufﬂed risotto, asparagus, fennel, tomato petals conﬁt, lobster butter sauce
Return Service Requested
Sautéed Virginia Spots
Erie, PA 16501-1104
almondine rice pilaf, baby vegetables, sautéed ruby red grapes & leeks, caviar vinaigrette
Applewood-Smoked Veal Chop
524 Peach Street
toasted spice & maple honey-glazed, sweet potato puree,
haricot verts, creamed oyster plant, red currant demi-glace
Chambord Creme Brulee
Decadent Chocolate Volcano Marquis • Trio of Club-Made Sorbets
*Reservations Strongly Recommended for this traditionally busy holiday!
Please call 455-1328
Friday 11:30am - 12am
Saturday 6pm - 12am
Club Service Hours
Fri - Sat 6 - 10pm
11:30am - 11pm
11:30am - 2pm
Friday 5 - 7pm
Mon - Thurs
Mon - Thurs
Beer of the Month: January Wines of the Month:
Mon - Fri
6 - 9pm
Newcastle Dr. Fischer Riesling 2003, Germany
Brown Ale Lemon-lime, orange peel and tea
Reddish-Brown Color, accents,
Smooth Malty Flavor, Rich and spicy with great acidity
Clean Finish Hogue Genesis Merlot 2001
Columbia Valley, WA
Alcohol 4.7% by volume
Raspberry, cinnamon, cedar, ripe berry
Scotch & Bourbon Tasting Happy Hour
places/events such as the Courthouse,
and chocolate ﬂavors
Chocolate Lovers’ Gourmet Night
Upcoming Club Events:
Please Remember... Jeans and other
New Orleans-Style Jazz Evening
Dress Code Reminder:
the Club’s parking lot unless using
the lot while attending downtown
January ✧ February
Members are asked not to park in
denim clothing are not permitted
with Katie Chriest & AZQ
Valentine’s Day Weekend
Mardi Gras Happy Hour
in the Club! Thank you for your
the Club. Please do not park in
Thank you for your cooperation!
Leap Year Celebration
Beer of the Month: February Wines of the Month:
Erie Club Ski Trip
Lindeman Framboise Redcliffe Sauvignon Blanc 2005
Belgian Raspberry New Zealand basketball games, etc.
Lambic, Melon, tropical fruit, crisp acidity,
Robust Fruitiness, long ﬁnish
Crisp, Fresh, Cline Oakley Five Reds 2002
Creamy Mouthfeel Sonoma, CA
Alcohol 4.0% Zinfandel, syrah, mourvèdre,
by volume carignane and grenache; Incorporated 1882
Clove & blackberry notes
Board of Directors
Wallace J. Knox
Scotch & Bourbon Tasting Erie Club Ski Trip
John B. Enders
Happy Hour Mardi Gras Friday, February 22nd, 2008
David P. Snell
Michael J. Lubowicki
Friday, January 4th, 2008
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Happy Hour Holimont Ski Club, Ellicottville, N.Y.
Host: Frank Victor
Bus Leaves Erie Club 7:30 a.m.
Treasurer Fine Scotch and Bourbon Samples Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 • 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Continental Breakfast & Coffee Provided
George J. Dusckas, Jr. with Capital Wines & Spirits Guests Welcome Ski at Holimont Ski Club from Arrival until 4:00 p.m.
Complimentary Hors D’Oeuvres Celebrate “Fat Tuesday” Erie Club-style Snacks & Toddies at the Victor’s “Ski Chalet” beginning at 11:30 a.m.
David A. Chrzanowski
Admissions Chair and Drink Specials with special Happy Hour Hors D’Oeuvres by Chef John Apres Ski Party from 3:00-6:00 p.m.
D. Jeff Kidder Bus Leaves Holimont at 6:30 p.m. sharp
Drink Specials & Entertainment by Frank Singer Return to Erie Club at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Preservation Committee Chair
David A. Wagner Cost: $75 per person includes all food, beverages, lift tickets & travel
Long-Range Planning Chair
Ski Rentals will be available - rental fee payable to Holimont
Entertainment Committee Chair
Chocolate Lovers’ Reservations Required –
Deadline is Monday, February 18th
Frank B. Victor
Michelle M. Robertson
Gourmet Night Please Call General Manager Jeff Lawson
for Reservations at 455-1328
Back by Popular Demand!
Erie Club Staff
Jeff Lawson, CCM
with Katie Chriest & AZQ Cancellations received after February 20th
General Manager subject to 1/2 fee.
Saturday, February 9th, 2008
Friday, January 18th, 2008 Dinner 7:00 p.m. Sharp in the Main Dining Room
John Panarello Cocktails & Heavy Hors D’Oeuvres $79 per person includes all food & wines
Music 8:00 p.m.
Reservations Required and are Limited!
*PLEASE NOTE: Group Seating will be used for this event
$35 per person includes food,
soft drinks and entertainment
in order to accommodate the most Members possible.
Shane LaGrandeur Join us for an evening of Jazz as Foie Gras Mousseline Friday, February 29th, 2008
Service Manager local artists Katie Chriest & band AZQ brique cone, shaved chocolate & green pistachios 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Jackie Palotas return to the Erie Club Wine: Saumur Reserve de Vignerons 2005, France
Service Manager Celebrate the Leap Year Erie Club-Style
“by popular demand!” Soup Course:
Natasha Cabelof with Complimentary Happy Hour Hors D’Oeuvres
Tapas-Style Hors D’Oeuvres Station Cream of Roasted Hazlenut & Crème Fraiche
Beverage Manager including “Frog Legs” and other Leap Year Goodies
by Chef John dried apricot & chocolate “grilled cheese”
Wine: Martini & Rossi Prosecco, Italy Special Leap Year Beverages including
Committee and $2 Off Specialty Martinis All Evening
Stag’s Leap and Frog’s Leap Wines & More!
Board Service RSVPs Required – Call 455-1328
Cocoa-Dusted Sea Scallop
Are you interested in getting involved in vanilla bean lobster risotto, micro greens, chocolate-infused oil
your Club? Do you have some business
“expertise” to share?
Wine: EOS Chardonnay 2005, Paso Robles, California President’s Message
We are always “on the lookout” for Erie Club Annual Meeting Salad Course:
Composed California Greens
I want to inform the membership that the Club has recently acquired
volunteers to serve on one of our various a collection of late 19th–to–early 20th century art. The collection consists
Committees: Monday, January 28th, 2008 capri cheese trufﬂe, pretzel crisp, dried strawberries of approximately 20 prints and photographs of Erie and some include
• House Committee Meeting 5:00 p.m. • Reception in Pub 6:00 p.m. & seville orange vinaigrette the Charles Manning Reed Mansion, home of the Erie Club since 1905.
• Finance Committee Wine: Durbanville Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2005, South Africa Some of the pieces are framed, others are not. We believe they will make
• Admissions Committee The Board of Directors and Committee Chairs will present a recap
of 2007 and give a preview of things to come in 2008. Main Course: an attractive and interesting addition to the Club decor when placed. The
• Long-Range Planning Committee Preservation Committee is working on appropriate framing and location
We will also elect four candidates to the Board Maldem Sea Salt-Chocolate-Crusted Kobe Beef Filet Mignon
• Preservation Committee for these pieces. The acquisition of this collection caused us to think that
• Entertainment Committee and three members to the Nominating Committee. red yam cinnamon potato mousseline,
roasted parsnips, mole demi-glace Erie Club members may have similar items that they may wish to consider
For those interested in serving on the A reception will follow in the Pub and Lounge - donating or loaning to the Club for display. If you have something for us to
Board of Directors, Committee Service Complimentary Hors D’Oeuvres Wine: Merryvale Starmount Cabernet Sauvignon 2003, Napa Valley
consider, please contact Manager Jeff Lawson at the Club and we will make
is a great way to “get your feet wet” and and the ﬁrst beverage for all meeting attendees is on us! Dessert Course: the appropriate arrangements.
become involved in Club Governance. Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Triﬂe
All New Members from 2007 are encouraged to attend. Best wishes to all of you for a happy, prosperous and healthy New Year.
Please call General Manager Jeff Lawson Wine: Croft Late-Bottled Vintage Port 1998, Portugal
Wally Knox, Club President
at 455-1328 for information and details.