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Waterleaf Restaurant Hosts Conn Valley Vineyards Wine Dinner March 28

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Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn will host a Conn Valley Vineyards wine dinner on Thursday, March 28, which will feature four wines from one of California's select wineries. Conn Valley proprietor and wine maker Todd Anderson will complete the evening by being on hand to enjoy this exquisite dinner paired with the wines from his vineyard.

Following a 6:30 p.m. reception, guests will enjoy a four-course, prix fixe dinner at Waterleaf at 7 p.m. prepared by Chef Nadia Tilkian and paired with premier selections from the distinguished Conn Valley cellars.

"We are thrilled to have Todd Anderson joining us in March" said Jean Pierre Leroux, Waterleaf General Manager. "It is a marvelous opportunity for our guests to personally meet and chat informally with the winemaker."

Waterleaf in Glen Ellyn features a contemporary approach to fine dining led by Chef Nadia Tilkian.

Known for its use of fresh, locally-grown, seasonal ingredients, Waterleaf restaurant in Glen Ellyn received a three-star review from Crain's Chicago Business. In addition, the fine-dining restaurant has earned Diner's Choice Awards for Best Ambience, Best Overall, Best Service, Fit for Foodies and Special Occasion on, where it maintains a 4.6/5.0 rating.

Most recently, Waterleaf was one of just two first-year restaurants in DuPage County to receive a 2012 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. This award, given annually to restaurants in the U.S. and 65 countries worldwide, recognizes Waterleaf's 200-plus wine selections, the quality of producers included on the list, and the restaurant's thematic matching of wines to its menu in both price and style.

The exclusive Conn Valley Vineyards wine dinner is offered at a price of $75 per guest plus taxes/gratuities. Limited spots are available. To make reservations, call (630) 942-6881 (reservations are not available through

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