Aquariva and Ninkasi Beer Dinner

Ninkasi Brewing Co.Enjoy a Four-Course Ninkasi Beer-Paired Dinner at Aquariva Restaurant in Portland and meet Ninkasi Brewmaster Jamie Floyd

On December 17, 2010, beginning at 6pm, Aquariva Restaurant in Portland will host a unique Brewmaster’s Dinner, as Executive Chef Andy Arndt teams up with Ninkasi Brewing to serve four elegant Ninkasi-paired courses. As the host of the evening, Ninkasi Brewmaster Jamie Floyd will introduce each beer.

Enjoy each delectable course with a robust brew for $40 per person. Plus, get a taste of Quantum Pale Ale and Unconventionale Imperial Stout, neither of which can be found outside of Eugene except for at Portland’s Holiday Ale Festival. Meanwhile, stay cozy inside while the Christmas Ship Fleet of festively lit boats passes by on the Willamette River during the Annual Christmas Ship Parade.

Ninkasi Beer Dinner Menu

Quantum Pale Ale

Sweet Potato Tortellini, Tasso, Roast Apple

Tricerahops Double IPA

Black Cod, Tangerine, Brown Butter VIN, Mustard Greens

Unconventionale Imperial Stout

Braised Veal Cheeks, Caramelized Shallots, Jerusalem Artichoke

Sleigh’r Dark Double Alt Ale

Chocolate Banana Cake, Hazelnut Ganache

Reservations are required. To reserve a seat, please call 503-802-5850.

About The Avalon Hotel & Spa:

The Avalon Hotel & Spa, Aquariva, and Governor Hotel are part of the Grand Heritage Hotel Group.

Perfectly placed at the edge of the new South Waterfront District on Portland, Oregon’s serene Willamette River, this luxury boutique hotel and spa basks in the glow of the city’s lights just minutes from downtown Portland. The Avalon wraps guests in the contemporary sophistication and warm hospitality of the Pacific Northwest. Luxurious guest room appointments, complimentary wireless Internet access, exclusive Spa + full-service Fitness Center, unparalleled view location, and acclaimed Aquariva restaurant. A perfect choice for romantic weekend escapes, group retreats and picture-perfect riverside weddings and special occasions, The Avalon Hotel & Spa is the ideal escape from it all…with everything close at hand.  For detailed driving directions and additional information, please visit our web site at

About Aquariva:

Aquariva Chef Andy Arndt brings over 20 years of experience to every plate. After having worked in some of the country’s most acclaimed restaurants, from California to New York, his intrigue with the Pacific Northwest food scene brought him to Aquariva in 2009. Using only the finest, hand-picked ingredients of the Northwest, Chef Arndt’s passion for superb seasonal ingredients shines Italian-inspired menu.

For additional information, please contact:


0470 Southwest Hamilton Court
Portland, OR 97239

Reservations: (503) 802-5808