Taste Tour of The Mediterranean - Italy

Event Ended: Wednesday October 26th, 2022

Destination: Italy

This is the eighth of our “Taste Tour of the Mediterranean” monthly dinner series. This months’ destination: Italy! Join us and immerse yourself in an exclusive multi-course cultural dinner experience, filled with Italian inspired cuisine hosted by 2021 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 inspired by the classic cooking techniques, culture, and produce found in local Italian markets. Our in-house Advanced Sommelier will expertly pair 4 Italian wines throughout your meal.



Marinated vegetables, olives, assorted meats and cheeses

1st course

Burrata – Latte di Bufala |bomba di Calabria | Pan di Burro

2nd course

Crudo of Tuna – prosciutto di Parma | EVOO | lemon | shallots | capers

3rd course

Trippa alla Romana – Pecorino | fresh mint

Risotto alla Milanese – bone marrow | saffron

4th course

Gnocchi – guanciale | black truffle | Parmesan

5th course

Patate al forno – rosemary | EVOO

Beef Braciole – tomato passata | prosciutto di Parma | pine nuts | Parmesan

6th course

Bucatini alla Puttanesca – olives | tomato | parmesan


Bomboloni with hazelnut

Campari & White Chocolate Cannoli