2023 Annual MMS Awards Banquet

2023 Annual MMS Awards Banquet

February 4, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Minnesota Valley Country Club
6300 Auto Club Road Bloomington
MN 55438
Howard Goltz
Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Minnesota Valley Country Club in Bloomington, MN
Our Annual MMS Awards Banquet returns after a 3-year absence!

2020 entree House-made Agnolotti Pasta with morels

2019 Photo Contest winner Marjie Carr-Oxley with Pres. Tim Clemens


11:00 am  Check-in, Socialize & Cash Bar

  • 2022 MMS Photo Contest Entries Shown

Noon  Luncheon

1:00 pm   Awards & Announcements

  • President’s announcements
  • 2022 Photo Contest Awards
  • 2022 Golden Chanterelle Award
  • Raffle & Silent Auction winners announced
  • Participants in the raffle or silent auction must be present at the time winners are announced to receive their items. Don’t forget to bring cash or checks for your auction purchases. No credit cards accepted.

Luncheon Menu:

2017 entree Pork Tenderloin Roulade with Ricotta and mushroom farce

Presented by Executive Chef, Dan Calloway

1st Course – Spinach & Maitake Salad: Baby spinach, caramelized Maitake mushrooms, warm pancetta vinaigrette, soft boiled local egg, pickled onion & brie, dinner rolls & butter

2nd Course – Lion’s Mane Butler Steak: Herb seared flat iron steak with Porcini demi-glace, Lion’s Mane, broccolini and fingerling potato

2nd Course – Lion’s Mane Risotto (vegetarian option*): Seared Lion’s Mane, Purple Haze chevre, Porcini imbued risotto &amp roast root vegetables.
*Our chef says the vegetarian option can be modified on request to be vegan by elimination of eggs, cheeses and substitution of a vegan salad dressing for the pancetta vinaigrette. An alternate vegan dessert is yet to be identified. Vegan requests should sign-up for the vegetarian option on-line, AND ALSO contact Howard Goltz by email to convert the reservation to the vegan modifications.

3rd Course – Candy Cap/Espresso Pot de Crème: Candy Cap, espresso, chocolate & house whipped cream

Coffee or Tea

Mushroom selection is subject to availability as provided by Club members. Menu allergens include eggs, dairy and wheat (the buns). Gluten is not a direct ingredient in the rest of the menu, nor are fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, or soy.

Attendance and registration:

2018 silent auction items

Only MMS members can register, but can add guests (non-members) as additional attendees to their registration. Seating is limited to the first 125 attendees registered.

Cost is $35.00 per person. Cancellations will be refunded $25 through 23 January 2023, none thereafter, unless the entire event is cancelled.

Pre-registration is required on-line, with payment online (preferred) or by mailing a check.  Unless this event fills up earlier, registration closes at the end of the day on Monday, January 23, 2023.

MMS Members Can Register Now

Please direct questions or cancellation requests to Howard Goltz, Banquet Coordinator.