CIELO at the ADERO Scottsdale Resort, Autograph Collection offers a new experience for aspiring sommeliers at their wine tasting dinner on Wednesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. The four-course tasting menu developed by Executive Chef Chris Kight will include dinner and wine pairings from DAOU Vineyards in California. Each course uses locally-sourced ingredients to pair different flavors and geographies with complementary wines.
The dinner starts with a blini and caviar as an amuse-bouche, paired with DAOU 2021 Rosé. The first course features seared scallops and watermelon, with jalapeño mousse, and dandelion greens. Flavors of fennel, shallot, radish, basil and sherry accompany a 2022 Sauvignon Blanc. The second course includes lobster tail with fava beans, stewed tomatoes and celery leaf salad. The juicy lobster is paired with a 2021 DAOU Reserve Chardonnay. The main course is Japanese Wagyu cooked to order with potatoes, eggplant, shallot and bordelaise paired with a 2021 DAOU Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Finally, the meal concludes with grilled white peach and buckwheat streusel finished with basil-infused mascarpone and white balsamic syrup. The sweet flavors are paired with a 2021 Pessimist Red Blend. The wine tasting dinner is $130 per person and reservations can be made on OpenTable here or by calling 480.333.1900.
CIELO is a modern restaurant at the ADERO Scottsdale Resort, Autograph Collection perched in the mountains. Its open patio and stunning views of the desert ensure an unforgettable dining experience. The restaurant works with local farmers and suppliers to support its sustainable approach to food. CIELO serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CIELO frequently features live music on the patio to accompany your meal. The restaurant also provides room and pool service if you prefer to lounge and enjoy the rest of the property. The menu includes a large selection of cocktails and wine from around the world to accompany small bites at the bar. Happy hour is every day from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the bar and communal tables. For local residents, CIELO offers 15% off every Tuesday.
The ADERO Scottsdale Resort, Autograph Collection features a world-class fitness club and spa, tennis and pickleball courts, as well as beautiful pools and dining opportunities. Outdoor lovers can explore the Sonoran Desert through on-site trailheads, access to Sunridge Canyon Golf Club and nightly stargazing. The resort was listed in Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List” for 2021 as well as the T + L “It List.” ADERO Scottsdale Resort, Autograph Collection is located at 13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85268.
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