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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019 6:00 PM

 

Toscana and Executive Chef Luca Crestanelli welcome

Guest Chef Giancarla Bodoni of Monteverdi Tuscany

and Winemakers Giacomo & Gianlorenzo Neri of Casanova di Neri

for an exclusive Winemaker Dinner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chefs will design an inspired menu to be paired with Casanova di Neri’s

highly anticipated, unreleased 2015 Brunello di Montalcino

 

Includes Cocktail Reception featuring music by gifted young musicians

from the Fernando Pullam Community Arts Center.

 

Passed Hors d'Oeuvres

Cannellini Bean Ganache with fried sage

Panzanella in cucumber cups

Pork Belly Bites with sweet and sour tomato and pancetta

Bruschetta with anchovy-mozzarella cream

Casanova di Neri, 2018 Irrosé

Casanova di Neri, 2016 Irrosso

 

Antipasto

Beef Tartare

candied fennel, arugula pesto and aged pecorino cheese, aged balsamic vinegar

Vegetarian Option on Request

Casanova di Neri, 2015 White Label Brunello di Montalcino

 

Primo

Cacio-Filled Ravioli

pea purée and crispy pancetta

Casanova di Neri, 2015 Tenuta Nuovo Brunello di Montalcino

 

Secondo

Slow-Braised Wild Boar Short Ribs

sangiovese glaze and pumpkin mash

Casanova di Neri, 2013 Cerretalto Brunello di Montalcino

 

Dolce

Pumpkin Custard

cardamom cream and candied pumpkin with pumpkin seeds

Vin Santo

 

 

   DINNER $500 PER PERSON

 —very limited seating—

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXCITING RAFFLE!

 

~ FIRST PRIZE ~

Four night stay at Monteverdi Tuscany, including a lunch

and a cooking class at the Culinary Academy

 

~ ADDITIONAL PRIZES ~

* Dinner for 10 in Toscana Private Dining

* Two bottles of Casanova di Neri 2015 Brunello di Montalcino

* Gift package from Monteverdi Tuscany

* Gift package from Toscana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2019

 

Toscana and Executive Chef Luca Crestanelli welcome

Guest Chef Giancarla Bodoni of Monteverdi Tuscany

and Winemakers Giacomo & Gianlorenzo Neri of Casanova di Neri

as they share some of their favorite dishes from Monteverdi Tuscany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antipasto

Parmigiano Soup  22

porcini mushrooms and brioche croutons

Suggested Wine Pairing

Casanova di Neri, 2018 Irrosé

 

Primo

Mascarpone-Filled Cocoa Ravioli  38

nduja cream and crispy mushrooms

Suggested Wine Pairing

Casanova di Neri, 2015 White Label Brunello di Montalcino

 

Secondo

Lamb Saddle  65

smashed butter potatoes

Suggested Wine Pairing

Casanova di Neri, 2015 Tenuta Nuovo Brunello di Montalcino

 

Dolce

Pumpkin Custard

cardamom cream and candied pumpkin with pumpkin seeds

Vin Santo

 

* specials offered à la carte throughout the evening in addition to Toscana’s nightly menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

* All proceeds will benefit the Gordon Brown Fellowship,

a non-profit fellowship that provides graduating high school students

financial assistance, mentorships and internships.

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