Monday, May 14, 2012

Celebrate MAX’s Wine Dive’s Third Birthday with an Exciting Culinary Benefit Event

MAX’s Wine Dive to Ring in its Third Year with a Local Farmer and Organic Wine Dinner to Benefit the Settlement Home for Children

MAX’s Wine Dive will celebrate its third year anniversary with a Farmers’ Market Dinner on Sunday, May 20 at 5:30pm. Guests will enjoy a four-course feast featuring local farmers and producers, paired with organic and sustainable wines. MAX’s birthday party will benefit the Settlement Home For Children with a donation of $10 from each ticket purchased.

”We are thrilled to be celebrating three years in Austin with this dinner event – this city has embraced MAX’s from the beginning, and we look forward to giving back through our association with Settlement Home for Children,” said Executive Chef Erica Beneke. The restaurant features many of these local, artisinal products on its regular menu, which changes four times a year. Chef Beneke continued, “It just makes sense for us to celebrate with our friends and the farmers who help us deliver the best possible products to our guests all year long.”
Enjoy local and seasonal foods from Austin’s best farmers, plus a meet and greet with local farmers and purveyors featuring Johnson’s Backyard Garden, Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, La Villa Ranch and Vital Farms.

The four-course menu includes:
  • Green Beans Three Ways: Green Beans Braised with Quail Sausage, Spicy Pickled and Tempura Fried featuring Johnson’s Backyard Garden
  • Deconstructed Gazpacho: Fresh Tomatoes, Shaved Cucumbers, Pickled Red Onion and Basil Sorbet featuring Johnson’s Backyard Garden
  • The Chicken and the Egg: Chicken-Carrot Ragout on top of Fresh Zucchini Pappardelle with a Red Wine Poached Egg featuring Vital Farms and Johnson’s Backyard Garden
  • Cheese Course: Texas Cheeses with House Made Accompaniments.

The Meet the Farmer Social begins at 5:30pm with dinner starting at 6:30pm in MAX’s Underground. Tickets can be purchased online at for $75 per person (plus tax and gratuity).
MAX’s Underground is located underneath MAX’s Wine Dive at 207 San Jacinto in Austin, Texas. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 512.904.0111.

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