Chef vs. Chef Series: A Taste of Napa Wine Dinner @ The Barrel Room
6:00 PM18:00

Chef vs. Chef Series: A Taste of Napa Wine Dinner @ The Barrel Room

Chef vs Chef Wine Dinner

A Taste of Napa

April 18th 6:00pm

Chef Brad Hightow of Urge Common House in San Marcos is going head to head with Chef Trevor Chappell of The Barrel Room, and you, our valued guests, get to be the ringside judge. Join us April 18th for a 5 course wine dinner featuring a selection of TBR’s finest wines. Each Chef will pair a dish with wine and our diners will vote which dish offers the better pairing. 5 wines, 10 unique dishes, 2 Chefs, 1 Champion.

Dinner held @ The Barrel Room located at 16765 Bernardo Center Drive San Diego, CA 92128

$90 per guest, tax & tip included

Course 1 - Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc

Burrata | Spring Pea Pesto | Blistered Tomatoes | White Balsamic Pearls | Grilled Focaccia Vs. Scallop Crudo | Passion Fruit | Lemongrass

Course 2 - Rombauer Chardonnay

Crab & Corn “Chowder” | Marble Potato | Bacon Lardons | Compressed Celery Vs. Ricotta Gnudi | Lobster | Mushrooms | Brown Butter

Course 3 - Crossbarn Cabernet Sauvignon

Duck Breast | Foie Gras | Farro | Spring Garlic | Sour Cherry Jus Vs. Venison Stroganoff | House Cavatelli | Wild Mushrooms | Mustard Spinach

Course 4 - Stag’s Leap Petit Syrah

Venison Tenderloin | Polenta | Brussels | Blackberry Jam | Balsamic Vs. Barbecued Beef Cheek | Corn Pudding | Blackberry Balsamic Sauce

Course 5 - Far Niente “Dolce” Semillon 2011

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta | Strawberry Coulis | Pistachio Vs. Brown Butter Almond Cake | Poached Pear | Mascarpone Cream 

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6:30 PM18:30

Chef vs. Chef: Beer Dinner with Second Chance Beer Co.

3lb Restaurant Groups revolving series, Chef vs. Chef, is back! This time, raining champ, Chef Erik Lobner of Urge Gastropub & Whiskey Bank in Oceanside, is going head to head with challenger, Chef Trevor Chappell of The Barrel Room, and you, our valued guests, get to be the ringside judge. Join us November 29th for a 5 course beer dinner featuring Second Chance Beer Co. Each Chef will pair a dish with one of Second Chance's renowned beers, and our diners will vote which dish offers the better pairing. Six beers, 10 unique dishes, 2 Chefs, 1 Champion.

Dinner will be located at Urge Common House San Marcos, 255 Redel Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078


Glorious Belgian Style Golden Ale


Take Two Brown Ale 

Duck "Carpaccio," Chipotle Cranberry Coulis, Bruleed Gouda, Grilled Bread

Caramelized Onion & Pear Tart, Aged Gouda, Petite Arugula


Legally Red Hoppy Red Ale

Wild Mushroom Risotto, Pancetta Crisp, Sorrel

Pork Belly, Parsnip Puree, Hoisin Vinaigrette, Fried Quail Egg


Tequila Oak Chip & LIme Gose

Shrimp Aquachile, Tomatillo, Avocado, Cumin Chips

Boursin Endive Salad, Roasted Golden Beets, Granny Smith Apples, Citrus Vinaigrette


Tabula Rasa Toasted Porter 

Jambalaya, Blackened Seared Halibut, Andouille Sausage, Long Grain Rice, Lemon Crema

Cocoa Braised Oxtail Ravioli, Combozola Cream Spinach, Pine Nut Gremolata


Seize the Coffee IPA

Persimmon Ginger Chesecake, Fuyu Persimmon Puree, Graham Cracker Crust, Spiced Crema

Spanish Churro, Spiced Sugar, Warm Hazelnut Mocha Chocolate

$75 per guest includes 6 beers, 10 food pairings, and gratuity.

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6:30 PM18:30

Chef vs Chef featuring Burgeon Beer Co @Urge Common House in San Marcos!

Chef Erik (Urge Gastropub & Whiskey Bank) is defending his belt against Chef Matt (Brother's Provisions). Both chefs will prepare 5 courses to pair with 5 beers from Burgeon Beer Co! You will enjoy the dishes without knowing who prepared what and vote on which pairings you like best. The winner gets the Championship Belt and bragging rights!

Tickets are $75/person - tax & gratuity included


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12:00 PM12:00

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across the World

Brewing with Friends is what Beer Camp is all about! Sierra Nevada teamed up with 12 breweries over 6 states and 6 countries to bring us these no limits, limited availability beers! We will be featuring the following Beer Camp beers, as well as some other Sierra Nevada favorites. We will have tons of good beer, and lots of fun give-aways!

Fuller's Brewery Collab - Atlantic Style Vintage Ale (English-Style Ale brewed with Plums)

Garage Project Collab - Campout Porter (Porter brewed with Vanilla and Honey)

Avery Brewing Co. Collab - Dry Hopped Barleywine 

Duvel Moortgat Collab - Hoppy Belgian-Style Golden (Ale brewed with Lemon Peel)

Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Collab - Dry hopped Berliner-Style Weisse

Ayinger Brewery Collab - Dunkle Weisse

Tree House Brewing Co. Collab - East Meets West (IPA)

Surly Brewing Co. Collab - Ginger Lager (Lager brewed with Ginger & Cayenne) Fermented in Oak

The Bruery Collab - Raspberry Sundae (Ale brewed with Lactose, Cocoa, Vanilla and Raspberry)

Mikkeller Brewery Collab - Thai-Style Iced Tea (Ale brewed with Lactose, Orange Peel, Black Tea, Tamarind, Star Anise)

Boneyard Beer Collab - West Coast-Style DIPA

Kiuchi Brewery Collab - White IPA (Ale brewed with Coriander, Nutmeg & Yuzu)


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