Chef of the Year, Robert Wiedmaier offers gourmet picnic packages to celebrate July 4th

The Butcher’s Block, a Market by Rammy award winning  Chef of the Year, Robert Wiedmaier in Old Town Alexandria, is making observing this years fireworks celebration easy, fun, and stylish by offering scrumptious already prepared and assembled “picnic packs” featuring personalized gourmet treats and refreshing beer and wine selections. 

These festive picnic ensembles are individually crafted by Executive Chef Robert Wiedmaier himself so you can be sure that the baskets are delicious and of high-quality products.

Tthe 4th of July Sandwich Pack and 4th of July Cheese and Charcuterie Pack will be available for fireworks festivities on Saturday, July 4 and the city of Alexandria’s birthday on Saturday, July 11. 

Picnic packs must be reserved by 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 or 7 p.m. on Wednesday July 8, by calling (703) 894-5253 and will be ready for pick up at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4 or Saturday, July 11.

The 4th of July Sandwich Pack ($45) includes:

  • Two gourmet sandwiches with highlights such as goat cheese with roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, baby arugula and balsamic vinaigrette; turkey with Dijon mayonnaise, red onion marmalade, avocado, and baby arugula and mortadella with whole grain mustard, gruyere, cornichon and baby arugula.
  • Chips
  • Fresh Lucques olives and cornichons (little pickles)
  • Two house-made brownies or cookies
  • One bottle of water
  • Choice of one bottle of wine or a pint bottle of beer
     
    The 4th of July Cheese and Charcuterie Pack ($60) includes:
  • Choice of two cheeses with options including Raclette, Fourme Ambert De Domes Blue, Mahon and Crottin Jacquin Goat
  • Columbus Crespone dry salami 
  • Fresh Lucques olives and cornichons
  • Freshly baked baguette
  •  One bottle of water
  • Choice of one bottle of wine or a pint bottle of beer

Picnic pack wine choices from the market’s impressive selection includes Velt 1 Gruner Veltiliner, Leese-Fitch Cabernet Sauvignon or Gran Sarao Cava Rose from Spain, ideal for toasting.  Beer choices include Gouden Carolous Emperor, Kasteel Donker Bruin, Victory Saison or Dogfishhead Red & White.

For more info: The Butcher’s Block is located next to Brabo’s Tasting Room on King Street adjacent to the Lorien Hotel and Spa at 1600 King Street. To reserve your fabulous picnic packs please visit the Butcher’s Block website at www.ButchersBlockRW.com or call (703) 894-5253.

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