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Northern Foragers Dinner at Cosmos

August 22 @ 6:00 pm10:00 pm


Enjoy the best of the season at the annual Northern Foragers Dinner with Loews Minneapolis Hotel at Cosmos on Thursday, August 22. Executive Chef Timothy Fischer, an expert forager, is creating a six-course dinner incorporating foraged ingredients in both the dishes and the cocktail pairings.

Chef Fischer, a St. Paul native, infuses his cuisine with the freshest ingredients available. An avid outdoorsman and forager, Chef Fischer imparts flavors from the waters and woods of Minnesota throughout his cuisine. His culinary vision incorporates a true taste of Minnesota in a refined, yet approachable way.

On Thursday, August 22, diners can experience a taste of Minnesota’s edible wild at the Northern Foragers Dinner that will showcase the best products from the North Woods in each course and cocktail. The six-course menu* will feature:

Amuse Bouche

Chicken and Shrimp (mushroom) Fritto Misto

Superior Forest Salad

Pickled Chanterelles, Ground Cherries, Foraged Summer Greens, Blueberry Vinaigrette

Wine option – Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New Zealand

Cocktail option – Blueberry Gin Fizz

Non-Alcoholic option – Rosemary Blueberry lemonade

Black Trumpet Pappardelle

Smoked Maitake, Shaved Au Bon Canard Fois Gras, Prosecco Wild Flower Nage

Wine option – Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay

Cocktail option – Bourbon Vanilla Old Fashion

Non-Alcoholic option- Lavender Cooler

Northwood’s Crawfish Boil

Vermillion Crayfish, Bison Sausage, Heirloom Sweet Corn, Local Red Bliss, Grilled Baker’s Field Breads

Wine option – Louis Jadot Beaujolais

Cocktail option – Vieux Carre

Non-Alcoholic option – Sippin’ Thyme

Northern Foragers Sumac-Hibiscus Explosion

Elk Surf & Turf

Elk Tenderloin, Lobster Fricassee, Fall Squash Puree, Choke Cherry Demi

Wine option – Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon

Cocktail option – Cognac Sidecar

Non-Alcoholic option – NA Sidecar

Mixed “Bog Berry” Buckle

Elderberry-Spruce Ice Cream

Wine option – Segura Reserve Cava & Berries

Cocktail option – Amaretto Alexander

Non-Alcoholic option – Sparkling Pear and berries

Additionally, each course will be expertly paired with a beverage including a choice of wine, hand crafted cocktails that feature foraged ingredients, and a non-alcoholic option.

The Northern Foragers Dinner will take place on Thursday, August 22 at 6 p.m. Reservations are required. The six-course dinner and beverage pairings is $110 per person. A 20% gratuity is added to ticket prices. Price does not include tax. Reservations can be made online. Space is limited and is on a first sold basis.

*Menu is subject to change based on the best products available in the North Woods at the time of the dinner.

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