University of Manitoba alumni who returned to their alma mater in September for Homecoming were welcomed back with new events and old classics that showcased the immense talent of the U of M alumni community
The Bison Ball 2000s Edition
Calling all U of M alumni 35 and under!
Friday, September 28
7:30 pm to midnight
3rd Floor, UMSU University Centre
Join us at the Fort Garry campus for the first ever The Bison Ball, an epic evening for U of M alumni & friends 35 and under. This event will be packed with local craft beer stations, food & wine pairings, DJ Blitz spinning 2000s music and amazing prizes including a chance to win a pair of Westjet tickets!
Admission is only $20 and includes five food & drink pairings PLUS five prize draw tickets.
Advance ticket purchases exclusive promotion!
Get your tickets by Wednesday, September 26 and be entered into a draw to win a round trip limo ride to The Bison Ball for you and your friends!
FOOD AND DRINK PAIRINGS
Hand Crafted Cocktail – Ian Moran of “Pour Decisions” & The Hub vs Chef Ludwick of The Hub
Smoked old fashioned featuring award winning “Lot 40” Canadian Whisky paired with caramelized, 5 spice pork belly with a thyme, apricot & walnut jam, served on a wonton crisp.
Craft Beer #1 – Megan Carlson vs Chef Ludwick of The Hub
Two Wolves “Great Plains Brown Ale” paired with Mac n’ Beer n’ Cheese Ball (think arrancini!)
Craft Beer #2 – Tim Hudek (UofM Alum) vs Chef Ludwick of The Hub
One Great City “Mad Scientist Eye P.A.” paired with beef sliders with chipotle aioli
Wine #1 REDs – Andre Trudel of Corby Wine & Spirits
Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz & Campo Veijo Temperanillo paired with extra old Bothwell cheddar cheese, bittersweet dark chocolate and gooseberry sample board
Wine #2 WHITEs – Andre Trudel of Corby Wine & Spirits
Jacob’s Creek dots pinot grigio and Stoneleigh sauvignon blanc paired with soft French brie cheese, strawberry and white chocolate sample board
Dessert – Dominic Payne of Molson Coors Canada (UofM Alum) vs Chef Ludwick of The Hub
Murphy’s Irish Stout paired with stout infused brownie bites with salted caramel pretzel
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