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Culinary Delights Grand Tasting

Time In A Bottle - Wine & Culinary Classic 2019 Logo

Attendees of the 18th Annual Wine & Culinary Classic will sample culinary delights from the following caterers during the Grand Tasting. 

Presented by Executive Chef Todd Christensen

Big Sky Resort has eight food outlets to service your needs from café and family styled food to fine dining. We are Montana’s premier ski resort with over 5300 acres of skiing: 50 Big Sky Resort Rd, Big Sky, 406.995.8072,

Grand Tasting

  • Local Smoked Trout on Rice Cracker with Tarragon Crème Fraiche, Fried Capers, and Lemon Cotton Candy (gf) (contains fish, dairy, eggs)
  • Wild Rice Crepe with Asparagus, Duck Bacon, and Tomato Jam (contains wheat, dairy, eggs)
  • Foie Gras Torchon on White Truffle Brioche with Balsamic Vanilla Flathead Cherry Compote (contains wheat, dairy, egg)

Presented By Chef Michael Ruhland

Blend is a winery located in downtown Bozeman, offering outstanding food along with locally crafted wines sourced from the highest quality Washington grapes: 31 S Wilson Ave, 406.381.9386,

Grand Tasting

  • Melon, Basil, Gravlax (gf) – pair with Valo Cellars 2016 Chardonnay
  • Pork Belly, Cranberry Orange Chutney (contains wheat) – pair with Valo Cellars 2015 Pinot Noir
  • Duck Confit Tamale, Blackberry (gf) – pair with Valo Cellars 2015 Merlot
  • Montana Wagyu Short Ribs, Olive Tapenade (contains wheat) – pair with Valo Cellars 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

Presented by Chef Jana Buhl and Sous Chef May Branton
Blondie Bakes & Catering is a dynamic mother-daughter duo that has been inspiring events around the area for over 5 years. They don't just specialize in desserts, they also offer full-service catering for any style of events - weddings, corporate, bridal showers, birthdays, graduations, etc. They will customize any menu to meet your style, taste, and budget,


  • Classic Paris Brest (contains nuts, egg, wheat, dairy, milk)
  • French Macarons: • Pistachio (gf)(contains nuts, egg, dairy)
  • Blackberry & Lime (gf)(contains nuts, egg, dairy)
  • Pink Champagne & Strawberry (gf) (contains nuts, egg, dairy)
  • Cookies & Cream (contains nuts, egg, dairy, wheat)
  • Salted Caramel Éclair (contains wheat, egg, dairy, milk)
  • Lemon Meringue Éclair (contains wheat, egg, dairy, milk, nuts)
  • Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake (contains wheat, egg, dairy, milk)
  • Lemon Cheesecake Parfait (contains dairy, milk, egg, wheat)

Presented by Owner and Chef Claudia Kraveat

Claudia's Mesa is a boutique food emporium bringing to Montana flavors from around the world through cooking classes, special events, and catering, promoting, showcasing and supporting our state's sustainable growers, ranchers, and producers: 406.539.8648,

Grand Tasting: The Spice Trade

  • Carribean Empanadas (has gluten)
  • Roasted Curry Cauliflower over Black Goddess Hummus (gf)(vegan)
  • Cardamon Cookies (has gluten)

Presented by General Manager Ian Crawford and Sushi Manager Wyatt Dietsch

Dave’s Sushi - Off Main has been voted “Bozeman’s Best Sushi” every year since it opened. One visit and diners will understand why; it’s the most friendly, fun, and affordable restaurant with the best sushi! Dave’s sushi experience is unrivaled in quality and creativity. Extraordinary sushi at affordable prices and a great selection of beer, wine, and sake. Located at 115 N. Bozeman Ave, 406.556.1351,

Grand Tasting

An assortment of Maki Rolls (served with avocado & cucumber inside)

  • California Roll (df)(gf)(!)(contains shellfish, eggs)
  • Ebi Roll – Cooked Shrimp (df)(gf)(contains shellfish) • Veggie Roll (df)(gf)
  • Ahi Roll – Tuna (df)(gf)(!)(contains fish)
  • Spicy Tuna Roll – Tuna, Sriracha Mixture, Pure Sesame Oil, and Salt (df)(gf)(!)(contains fish)
  • Salmon Roll (df)(gf)(!)(contains fish) • Hamachi Roll – Yellowtail (df)(gf)(!)(contains fish)
  • Crawfish Roll – Crawfish, Sriracha Spice Mix, and Japanese Mayo (Kewpie) (df)(gf)(!) (contains shellfish, eggs)

Nigiri (contain fish - pressed over a small amount of rice)

  • Hamachi – Yellowtail (df)(gf)(!)
  • Salmon (df)(gf)(!)
  • Smoked Salmon (df)(,gf)
  • Ahi - Bigeye Tuna (df)(gf)(!)
  • Ebi - Cooked Shrimp (df)(gf)

Specialty Rolls

  • Widespread Panic – Spicy Snow Crab, Avocado, Mango inside, topped with Shrimp & Sweet Chili (gf)(df)(contains shellfish, egg)
  • Philly – Avocado, Green Onion, Cucumber, and Cream Cheese inside, topped with Smoked Salmon (gf)(contains fish, dairy)
  • David Hasselhoff – Snow Crab, Jalapeno, Mango, and Avocado inside, topped with Hamachi, Lime Juice, Cilantro, Aioli, and Green Onion (gf)(contains fish, shellfish, egg)

*Soy Sauce (contains soy, wheat)

Presented by Chef Scott Myers

This year the Gallatin River Lodge celebrates its 20th anniversary as Bozeman’s finest lodging accommodations, offering full service guided fishing trips, elevated dining and premier event space. Chef Scott Myers brings an uncompromising level of food to the lodge with a key focus on local sourcing; dinner is served every night to the public with a full bar and stunning outdoor seating. Located 15 minutes from downtown Bozeman and 10 minutes from Bozeman International Airport. Authentic Montana hospitality at its best: 406.388.0148,

Grand Tasting

  • Farm Gazpacho - 7 Spruce Farm Tomato, Cucumber, and Basil (v)(gf)(df)
  • Sage Smoked Rainbow Trout - Gribiche, Chive and Blossom (gf)(df)(contains fish, eggs)
  • Raspberry Mousse - Devil’s Food and Candied Lemon Verbena (contains dairy, wheat)

Presented by Executive Chef Matthew Edgerley

The Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman is 100% locally owned and is a proud member of the Western Sustainability Exchange. Executive Chef Matt Edgerley, a native Montanan born in Bozeman and raised in Helena, graduated with honors from the Western Culinary Institute, a Le Cordon Bleu Institution. Chef Matt offers over 20 years of culinary experience providing high-end catering options and delightful banquet facilities for a variety of events. The Hilton Garden Inn Bozeman is a wonderful choice for travelers of business as well as leisure guests. Join us for a catered event in our Larkspur Ballroom or dine in our Garden Grille Restaurant to experience Chef Matt’s Dinner Menu. The Garden Grille Restaurant is open seven days a week for Breakfast & Dinner, including a nice selection of Beer and Wine: 2023 Commerce Way, 406.582.9900

Grand Tasting

  • Italian Bison Meatball Skewers (gf)(contains dairy)
  • Smoked Trout Mousse (contains dairy, wheat, fish)
  • Cheesecake Filled Chocolate Dipp

Presented by Owner Tara Wantulok ‘Exceptionally Cultured, Surprisingly Local.’

Celebrating 50 years! Joe's Parkway has been a family owned and operated Market since 1969. Over the years, it has evolved into a full-service specialty market, carrying an impressive selection of wine, beer, cheese, chocolate and other hard to find specialty foods. Joe's Parkway takes pride in hand selecting the products they carry. If you are in search of something unique, try Joe's Parkway first; if they don't have it, they will try to get it! Located at 903 West College, 406.586.2005,

Sponsor Tables
• A mouth-watering selection of Imported & Domestic Cheeses (gf)(veg)(contains dairy)
• Selection of Imported Olives & Other Antipasta (gf)(df)(veg)
• Gourmet Crackers including Gluten Free options (gf)(contains dairy, wheat)

Presented by Owners Jean-Pierre Wlady Grochowski and Shannon Hughes Grochowski

Shannon and Wlady Grochowski are the French American couple behind La Châtelaine Chocolat Co. They create chocolates that are as beautiful to look at as to eat. They value high-quality provisions and use seasonal ingredients inspired by scents and flavors of France. They believe that less is more when it comes to making high-quality chocolates and pastries and value small quantities.  You can visit them at their two Downtown Bozeman Locations (110 S Rouse Ave, and Baxter Hotel, 125 W Main) and online 

La Châtelaine has created chocolates for the Wine & Culinary Classic that pay a nod to nostalgia. These chocolate discs are reminiscent of the original robes of the mendicant order of friars in the church during the Middle Ages. In the past, they were studded with nuts and dried fruits representing the four mendicant or monastic orders. Tradition dictates that raisins stand for the Augustinians, hazelnut for the Carmelites, dried fig for the Franciscans, and almond for the Dominicans. We present Dark, Milk and White Chocolate Mendicants, adorned with hazelnut, pecan, almond, pistachio, pumpkin seeds, candied orange peel, dried black currant, pineapple, and guava. 

*(veg)(gf)(contain tree nuts, soy, dairy)

Presented by General Manager & Partner Yvonne McDonald

Family owned pizzeria located in the Cannery District, we enjoy giving great service and sharing quality hand-made food with our community. We also serve craft beer from around the world and domestic and Italian wine. Open for lunch and dinner Monday - Friday and dinner on the weekends. Located at 1285 North Rouse, 406.404.1270,

Grand Tasting

  • Pizza Margherita – San Marzano Tomato, Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Basil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil (veg)(contains wheat, dairy)
  • Tuscan Pizza – Pesto, Garlic, Parmesan, Roasted Red Peppers, Feta, Kalamata Olives, Spinach, and Mozzarella (veg) (contains wheat, dairy)
  • Spaisi Miele Pizza –Pepperoni, Salami, Pepperoncini, Roasted Red Peppers, Parsley, Mozzarella, and Honey (contains wheat, dairy)
  • Polpettes - Local Beef & Pork Meatballs with Marinara (contains wheat, eggs, dairy)

Presented by Chef Sadie Morales
Sadie Morales has turned her passion and love for cooking for family and friends into a business serving the Bozeman area. She does it all for the love of food! Sadie’s Catering specializes in making fresh and exciting dishes as well as putting her own twist on Mexican staples and southern comfort food. With accommodating customer service and professional friendly staff, she has earned many awards for catering: 406.580.7587,

Grand Tasting

  • Sun-Dried Tomato & Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms garnished with Chives (gf) (contains dairy)
  • Savory Lemon Olive Tapenade with Thyme & Walnut Infused Oil on Chèvre smeared Crostini (veg)(contains tree nuts, dairy, wheat)
  • Sweet Roasted Balsamic Grape Reduction with Thyme & Walnut Infused Oil on Chèvre smeared Crostini (veg)(contains tree nuts, dairy, wheat)
  • Pork Tenderloin Bites with Flathead Cherry Reduction & Rosemary (gf)(contains dairy

Presented by Executive Chef and Owner Ben Metier

Sauce Catering and Food Truck provides a culinary experience that is both inspired and approachable packed with bold flavors and bright colors. Our philosophy on cooking is simple: we utilize local products of the highest quality to create seasonal dishes that let the ingredients shine. We cater to a variety of special events throughout southwest Montana, from inmate gatherings to large weddings, as well as offering in-home private chef services: 406.219.7941,

Grand Tasting

  • Shrimp, Coconut, and Avocado Ceviche- Radish Escabeche, Avocado Mouse, Coconut Lemongrass Tigers Milk, Chile Lime Tostada (gf,df)(contains shellfish, tree nuts, soy)
  • Montana Lamb Meatballs- Mint, Feta Cheese, Harissa (contains wheat, nuts, dairy)
  • Pork Belly & Rhubarb Crostini- Crispy Pork Belly, Rhubarb Preserves, Pickled Mustard Seeds, Micro Arugula (df)(contains wheat, fish, soy)

Presented by The Sweet Peaks Team
Sweet Peaks Ice Cream was founded in 2010 by Sam Dauenhauer and Marissa Keenan. Our stores offer a variety of flavors that are carefully crafted using Montana dairy and a selection of quality ingredients from the mountains and beyond. We love to use ice cream and sorbet to show off what farms and backyards of the Rocky Mountain West have to offer. Sweet Peaks Ice Cream is committed to quality ingredients and creative flavors. We are inspired by our community and look to give back and be part of our neighborhoods every chance we get. Located in Bozeman at 628 W. Main St., 406.219.3017,


  • Mountain Mint -This naturally dyed Green Ice Cream is a classic take on Mint Chip, flavored with Mint Extract from the Passmore Farm in Creston, MT. Semi & Dark Chocolate Chips of various sizes give that satisfying crunch (veg)(gf)(contains dairy, egg, soy)
  • Wustner Honey Cinnamon - Honey from an Apiary outside of Missoula, MT is mixed with our Cream Base, imparting a warm & slightly sweet flavor that is enhanced by Cinnamon (veg)(gf)(contains dairy, egg)

Presented by Chef Tyler Foster and Sous Chef Nick Hamley
Selecting quality products is a continuous process involving the careful judgment of buyers throughout Town & Country Foods. Our location on South 11th offers the largest retail wine cellar in the state of Montana, and onsite chefs to create the finest foods with the highest standards. Located at 219 N 19th, 1611 S 11th, and 1217 W Park St in Livingston, plus our newest location at 205 W Madison in Belgrade; 406.587.5541,

Grand Tasting

  • Roasted Mushroom Cap stuffed with Goat Cheese and topped with a Pickled Vegetable Relish (veg)(gf)(contains dairy)
  • Baked Won Ton Chip topped with a Smoked Salmon and Kim Chi Salad, garnished with a Leaf of Cilantro (df)(contains dairy, fish, wheat, soy, egg)
  • Cubed Leg of Lamb enrobed in a Rosemary Demi and skewered with a Pickled Pearl Onion. Garnished with a Parmesan Crisp (gf) (contains dairy)

Presented by Riza ChaseGilpin and Laurie Rennie
Based in Big Timber MT, local sustainability and regional partnerships are the key values behind our award-winning teas and accessories. Our teas, honey products, and accessories offer the joy of simple pleasures and the peace of quiet moments. Enjoy tea as it is meant to be! Tumblewood Teas are available for purchase in the museum store. 406.932.9641,

Grand Tasting Iced Teas

  • Raspberry Rose Petal, Herbal - a rosy brew of fruits and flowers
  • Boulder River Currant, Pu’erh - ride the creamy current of deep wine-like fruity flavors in this smooth, full-bodied infusion
  • Bloomin’ Good, White - light and lovely, this blend of white tea and hibiscus petals offers a wildly tart finish
  • Pina Co La Tea, Black - this very rich and creamy blend will send you on a tropical get away with the very first sip!
  • Aah Apricot, Oolong - a light, sweet oolong elicits a sigh of pleasure as the complexity of the leaves fuse with lovely apricot notes
  • Sweet Cinnamon, Rooibos - rich color and flavor featuring warm cinnamon and anise star, this lovely “bush tea” will delight the senses Hot Teas
  • Chocolate Orange Moose - Dark chocolate and flavorful honeybell oranges, combine just the right amount of sweet and tangy to make this a perfect cup of dessert
  • Lemon Mint Melange, Herbal - a crisp and refreshing tisane that brings any meal to a satisfying finish
  • Vanilla Skies, Rooibos - a dreamy, creamy, smooth vanilla rooibos that is delicate and delicious

Presented by Executive Chef Chipper Darcy & Executive Sous Chef Daryl Cramer

University Catering, managed by General Manager Jimmy Patten, is the exclusive caterer of Montana State University and a subdivision of Culinary Services. Culinary Services source 25% of its food purchases from Montana sources: 267 Strand Union Building, 406.994.3336

Grand Tasting

  • Montana Lamb Lollipop marinated and grilled to Perfection
  • Bison Tamale Bites with Wojape (contains soy)
  • Shrimp, served three ways:
    • Margarita (contains shrimp, soy)
    • Traditional Poached with Cocktail Sauce (contains shrimp)
    • Bacon-wrapped (contains shrimp, wheat)
  • Montana Berry Skewers with Mint Sugar Glaze

Presented by Owners Joe and Megan Romano
Chefs Joe and Megan Romano opened Urban Kitchen and Salted Caramel Cafe in October 2017 in Downtown Bozeman. They are inspired by a lifetime of travel and culinary adventures in Europe, New York, Las Vegas and now Bozeman. The Romanos couldn’t be happier having moved to Bozeman and cooking seasonal favorites in their two restaurants. Urban Kitchen features inspired seasonal American cuisine with an eclectic wine list and hand-crafted cocktails. Open daily, 3 pm - 10 pm. Salted Caramel is an artisan cafe and bakery featuring a hearty breakfast and lunch. Open 7 am - 2:30 pm daily. Located at 5 W Mendenhall St, Suites 102 & 103, 406.577.2003 UK, 406.577.2220 SCC, and

Grand Tasting

  • Urban Kitchen Pulled Pork Slider with spiced relish (contains dairy, eggs, wheat)
  • Salted Caramel Café Campfire Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich (contains dairy, eggs, wheat)