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					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.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Erie Club News
                            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

                                                                                                  Erie Club News

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Erie Club Mission:
   creamy white truffled risotto, asparagus, fennel, tomato petals confit, lobster butter sauce

                                                                                                                                                                Return Service Requested
                                                                                                                                               (814) 455-1328
                                                                                                                                               (814) 454-3948

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      fiscally justified.
                                     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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                HAPPY HOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                11:30am - 2pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Friday 5 - 7pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mon - Thurs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Mon - Thurs
Beer of the Month: January                             Wines of the Month:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bar Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
            Subtle Nuttiness,
            Clean Finish                                   Hogue Genesis Merlot 2001
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1207PC34-548A lma
                                                                   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

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Parking Reminder:
                                                                                                                               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

                                                                                                                                   Annual Meeting

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.
               Past President
                                                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
            David Thornton
       Entertainment Committee Chair
          Amy Cuzzola-Kern
                                                                                                                                          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
             Bogie Romanek
                                                                          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
               Executive Chef
             Asa Seelbaugh
                                                                                   7:00 p.m.
                                                                                 Music 8:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                              Reservations Required and are Limited!
                                                                                                                   *PLEASE NOTE: Group Seating will be used for this event
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Leap Year
                 Sous Chef
              Dawn Brown
         Banquet/Catering Manager
                                                                            $35 per person includes food,
                                                                            soft drinks and entertainment
                                                                                                                       in order to accommodate the most Members possible.
                                                                                                                                          Amusée Course:
           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
                                                                                                                                         Appetizer Course:
                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

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