Craft beer and artisan cheese in a beautiful setting like Half Moon Bay – that’s what’s on the docket at Half Moon Bay Brewing Company later this month.
On Monday, September 24, the restaurant will be hosting the Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company for a four-course feast.
The Stray and Giacomini families have been making handcrafted cheese in Point Reyes since 2000 and some of their best will be on display, paired with Brewmaster Kirk Hillyard’s fall beer selection and a menu created by Chef Gaston Alfaro.
The full menu is below:
Fresh Mozzarella and Chioggia Beet Salad
caramelized baby beets and Point Reyes fresh mozzarella, micro greens, watermelon radishes,
topped with a white balsamic reduction
Beer pairing: Mavericks Saison
Cream of Artichoke Soup
with grilled Toma cheese toast
Beer pairing: Oktoberfest
Stuffed Beef Tenderloin
Point Reyes Bay Blue cheese, sundried
and capers with light Dijon mustard sauce, served with
herbed mashed potatoes and fresh asparagus
Roasted Vegetable Polenta Cakes
Toma cheese roasted pepper sauce, served with fresh asparagus
Beer pairing: Mavericks Belgian Quadruppel
Point Reyes Blue Cheesecake
walnut berry compote
Beer pairing: Mavericks Barleywine
Four-course menu – $65 per person
Inclusive of tax and gratuity
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling Half Moon Bay Brewing Company at (650) 728-BREW. A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to a Coastside charity. Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is located at 390 Capistrano Road. The event begins at 7:00 p.m.