Sound/Flavor: a dining experience with ensemblenewSRQ


In celebration of Community Foundation of Sarasota County's 2018 Giving Challenge, join ensemblenewSRQ and Louie's Modern for an inspiring evening length event where music meets food. A three course menu and wine pairing has been crafted specifically for this occasion and our musical selections.

If you would like to sit together please be sure to purchase your tickets as a group, this way we can best accommodate a seating arrangement that works well for you!



**If you require a vegetarian or gluten-free menu for this evening, please email your request to**


Guests to arrive at Louie's Modern for Cocktail Hour at 6pm

Cocktail Hour and Passed Hors d'Oeuvres - 6-7pm

  • Vienamese Duck Crepes- Asian Vegetables & Spicy Mayo
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls (Vegan)- Sweet and Sour Cashew Dip

Wine Pairing: Haute Couture Blanc: (sparkling)- France

First Course- 7:15pm

Musical Selection- Hot Pepper by Bright Sheng for Marimba and Violin- George Nickson and Samantha Bennett

Food Pairing- Szechuan Chili Broth with Seasonal Vegetables & Shrimp Toast

Wine Pairing- Sauvion Sancerre (sauvignon blanc) Loire, France

Second Course

Musical Selection- Phosphorescent Sea & Dolphins by Mario Carro for Marimba and Violin-  George Nickson and Samantha Bennett

Food Pairing- Crispy Gulf Snapper with Tri Color Romanesco, Scallion Foam & Blueberry Duck Sauce

Wine Pairing- Rufino 'Modus': Tuscany, Italy (Sanviogeve, Merlot, Cabernet)

Dessert Course

Musical Selection- Chanson d'orage by Alexandra du Bois for Two Violins- Jennifer Best Takeda and Samantha Bennett

Food Pairing- Chocolate & Orange Panna Cotta with Peanut Orange Brittle Dipped in Chocolate

Wine Pairing- Aperol Spritz: orange aperitif, brut, fever tree soda

Joffrey's Estate Coffee Service to be offered with Dessert Course