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Fuego at the Hotel Maya to Present Its May ‘Wine Dinner Series’ in Celebration of ‘Oregon Wine Month’

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Overall, while Long Beach and Oregon are geographically distant, they share a mutual appreciation for wine, leading to various connections and interactions between the two regions’ wine communities – from The Willamette Valley to Hotel Maya.

On Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m., Hotel Maya will partner with Penner-Ash Wine Cellars, Gran Moraine and WillaKenzie Estate to present their May “Wine Dinner Series” celebrating “Oregon Wine Month,” hosted by Sir Michael Jordan, MS, CWE. Tickets to the dinner are $150 plus tax and gratuity per person. For reservations, please call Fuego at Hotel Maya at 562-481-3910 or visit https://www.hotelmayalongbeach.com/special-events.

Hotel Maya’s “Oregon Wine Dinner” will present Executive Chef Victor Juarez’s 5-course dinner pairing with Jackson Family Wines of the Willamette Valley beginning with a first course of Spinach Salad with young spinach, dates, Humboldt Fog Cheese, sunflower seeds and warm champagne dressing; paired with Gran Moraine Brut Rosé, Yamhill-Carlton, Oregon.

The second course is Poached Salmon with sea urchin beurre blanc, oyster leaves and braised leeks; paired with 2021 WillaKenzie Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, Oregon.

Served next is Maple Leaf Duck with pan-roasted duck breast, boysenberries, chard brioche and Ricotta cheese; paired with 2021 WillaKenzie Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon.

The fourth course presents Filet Mignon with charbroiled filet of beef, truffle wine emulsion, potato and onion terrine, and broccolini; paired with 2021 Penner Ash Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, Oregon.

The final course is Poached Per Vol au Vents Brûlée with honeycomb poached pear, aromatic herbs and vanilla Mascarpone Crème; paired with 2021 Gran Moraine still Rosé, Yamhill-Carlton, Oregon.

“We are delighted to feature wines from Oregon during this month’s Wine Dinner Series in Fuego,” said Greg Guthrie, General Manager at Hotel Maya – a DoubleTree by Hilton. “Fuego Executive Chef Victor Juarez has prepared a delicious meal to bring out the best flavors by striking the perfect food and wine balance. We are also fortunate to have world-renowned sommelier Michael Jordan as our host for the evening.”

Five-time Sommelier of the Year, Veteran Restaurateur affectionately named “Sommelier for the People” and Director of Global Key Accounts for Jackson Family Wines Michael Jordan will host the Wine Dinner in Fuego. Passionate and friendly, Jordan demystifies the world of wines as a true “Ambassador of Flavor” for wine lovers. With over forty years working in hospitality, Jordan holds both CWE and MS Diplomas; one of only 15 in the world to hold both. Jordan was Chairman and Chief Judge of the Los Angeles International Wine Competition for15 years and hosts the Kapalua Wine and Food Festival every year on the island of Maui, Hawaii.

Fuego, the modern, Latin infused indoor-outdoor restaurant, and lounge, offers a unique seaside setting featuring 13-foot-tall glass walls that fully retract with seating on the patio area. Fuego’s stunning open-air views and expansive patio seating include the Pacific Ocean, Long Beach skyline and Queen Mary. Fuego restaurant is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For reservations, please call 562-481-3910 or visit https://www.hotelmayalongbeach.com/fuego-restaurant or https://www.opentable.com/fuego-maya-hotel.
Hotel Maya – a DoubleTree by Hilton is located at 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802. For additional information or to make room reservations, please call 562-435-7676, visit http://www.hotelmayalongbeach.com, like http://www.facebook.com/hotelmaya or follow on http://www.Instagram.com/hotelmaya.


May 16
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fuego at Hotel Maya
700 Queensway Dr
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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(562) 481-3910

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