Taste Tour of the Mediterranean - Morocco
6:30 pm, Thursday March 10th, 2022
Taste Tour of the Mediterranean:
A Culinary Tour led by Executive Chef Saif Rahman
The first of our “Taste Tour of the Mediterranean” monthly dinner series. This months’ destination: Morocco!
Join us and immerse yourself in an exclusive multi-course cultural dinner experience, filled with authentic and elevated Moroccan cuisine hosted by NC Chef of the Year Saif Rahman.
Chef Saif will showcase the rustic cooking he is known for, use of simple ingredients, and cooking techniques to pronounce those flavors. Guests can expect to savor dishes that are rich, fragrant, and layered with the sweet and spicy, earthy and bright flavors that reflect the vast array of spices available in local Moroccan markets.
Moroccan Mint Tea
Khobz with Harissa, Olives, Zaalouk
Duck Confit Bastilla with Yogurt and Apricot
For The Table
Garbanzo Bean Salad with Cucumber, Fresh Herbs, Toasted Spices
Lamb with Prunes, Pomegranate, Mint
Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon, Olives
Couscous with Dates, Sultanas, Almonds
Vegetable Tagine with Ras El Hanout
Roz Bil Hleeb (Rice Pudding) with pistachio, Goat Milk, Honey
More about Executive Chef Saif Rahaman
Follow Saif on Instagram!
Saif Rahman, Vidrio’s Executive Chef, will be bringing his sophistication and his knowledge of local ingredients to the table. Saif is also NCRLA’s recent winner of the title of NCRLA Chef of the Year.
Saif Rahman brings a passion and artistry to cooking techniques, plate presentations, and ideation. His understanding and experience in Mediterranean culture allow him to bring forth Mediterranean dishes that explode with flavors, using traditional cooking methods, and his passion for incorporating ingredients that are both local to North Carolina. Chef Rahman takes pride in working with local producers and farmers to incorporate ingredients to his dishes that are local to the area.
For Saif, cooking is not just a skill, but a true art form that he takes great pride in.
Seating is limited, so reserve your seat today!