Vintage Krug Wine and Steak to Benefit Make-A-Wish

Mastro’s Steakhouse at 1285 Avenue of the Americas and Peter Mondavi, Jr. will host a VIP, five-course wine dinner paired with vintage selections from world-renowned Charles Krug Winery, on Tuesday, April 7, to benefit the Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York. This will be the 13th year the California vineyard has participated in this fundraising event, and anticipates reaching $1 million in funds raised from over the years. The funds raised from each dinner have directly benefitted the Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting 140 wishes over the years!
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MASTRO’S STEAKHOUSE AND PETER MODAVI, JR. HOSTS VIP WINE DINNER UNCORKING LIMITED VINTAGES FOR A GREAT CAUSE

Charles Krug Winery to Auction 18-Liter Etched Bottle Benefitting Make-A-Wish Metro New York and Western New York

(NEW YORK) – Mastro’s Steakhouse is hosting an exclusive, VIP wine dinner with special guest Peter Mondavi, Jr. of the world-renowned Charles Krug Winery, on Tuesday, April 7 benefitting Make-A-Wish Metro New York. This will be the 13th year the California vineyard has participated in this fundraising event. The funds raised from each dinner have directly benefitted the Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting 140 wishes over the years.
Hosts Peter Mondavi, Jr., co-proprietor of Charles Krug Winery, and Landry’s, Inc. Divisional Vice President, Wine and Spirits, Tylor Field III, have specially-selected these vintage grapes from the Napa Valley winery that are perfectly paired with five courses of the restaurant’s incomparable cuisine.
Peter Mondavi, Jr. is the youngest son of family patriarch Peter Mondavi, Sr., and grandson of Cesare and Rosa Mondavi, the Napa Valley pioneers who purchased the historic winery in 1943.
“Every year, we look forward to hosting this dinner with Peter and the Charles Krug Winery,” said Tylor Field III. “This year’s dinner is a momentous occasion as we anticipate reaching $1 million in funds raised from over the years for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This is a wonderful event with an out-of-this-world menu and unprecedented wine selections, all for a great cause.”
The evening culminates with a silent auction where guests can bid on an 18-liter bottle of 2012 Charles Krug Vintage Selection Cabernet Sauvignon. Proceeds from the auction will directly benefit the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish. Tickets are $175 per guest. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m.
Attendees will enjoy the following menu specially created for the event:

Reception
Clear Lobster Roll / Smoked Salmon on Blini / Asparagus Tempura with Ponzu Sauce
Presented on a Sushi Tower
Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc, St Helena, 2014

Salad
Strawberry Gorgonzola Salad Presented with Mixed Greens, Candied Walnuts,
Grilled Scallops & Balsamic Vinaigrette
Charles Krug, Carneros Chardonnay, 2013

Second Course
Branzino Oreganata with Crab Gnocchi & Crispy Leaf Spinach
Charles Krug, Carneros, Pinot Noir, 2012

Entree
Filet Mignon / Lobster Mashed Potatoes / Roasted Brussel Sprouts
Charles Krug, Vintage Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa 1985
Charles Krug, Vintage Selection, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa 2012
Charles Krug, Family Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mtn, 2012

Dessert
Mastro’s Signature Warm Butter Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream
Charles Krug, Lot XVII, Zinfandel Port

Seating is limited. Please call (212) 459-1222 for ticket information. Mastro’s Steakhouse is located at 1285 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10019.

About Landry's, Inc.
Landry’s, Inc., wholly owned by Tilman J. Fertitta, is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Mitchell’s Fish Market Restaurants, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro’s Restaurants. Landry’s also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony's, Grotto, Willie G's and others. Landry’s gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Biloxi, Miss.; and Lake Charles, La. Landry’s entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the luxurious San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center on Galveston Island.

About Peter Mondavi, Jr.
Peter Mondavi, Jr. is active in the family farms preservation movement and is a prolific fundraiser for various charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, among others. Peter was named the 2008 California Wine Ambassador for the Portland Classic Wines Auction, chosen from the most highly reputed wineries which produce premium wines representative of their regions. In addition to his winery activities he has been active on several boards; Stanford Business School Alumni Association, Yountville Appellation Association and the Bottlenotes Advisory Board. He lives in Napa Valley with his wife Katie Williams-Mondavi. They have two children, a son Lucio who is a student at Stanford and a daughter Lia who attends Harvard.

About Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish® Metro New York and Western New York has to date fulfilled the wishes of more than 12,000 children, more than 10,000 of them residing in the Metro New York area. The chapter serves 23 counties in New York State. In Fiscal Year 2014, the chapter touched the lives of 886 wish children and their families by granting 637 wishes of local children and by facilitating 249 wish assists for children who reside in other areas, but whose wishes took place in New York. This makes Metro New York and Western New York one of the most active chapters in the national network of 61 Make-A-Wish chapters across the country. The chapter received the highest rating – 4 Stars – from Charity Navigator in December of 2013. For more information, please visit www.metrony.wish.org or www.wny.wish.org.

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