The Home of St. Valentine
And the Winner Is…
Polenta with Porcini Mushrooms

The Home of St. Valentine

Umbria February 1st – 21st   Join us for dinner February 1st-21st and enjoy a special menu crafted by Chef Franz Junga and Executive Chef Maurizio Mazzon to highlight the decadent food of Umbria.   Chef Franz’s complete immersion and work side-by-side with local Umbrian chefs sparked the inspiration for this month’s Festa Regionale menu. One of Chef Franz’s favorite items on the menu, Agnello in Crosta di Pecorino (roasted rack … [Read more...]

And the Winner Is…

We are thrilled to announce that Dave, a guest of Il Fornaio Irvine, is our most recent winner of a Trip for Two to Italy. Dave earned all six stamps on his Passaporto from July through December to become eligible for the drawing.    (Dave and his wife Tami celebrating with Il Fornaio Staff)   Want to put an Italia stamp on your passport? Join us for dinner through January 24th to experience Lombardia, home of Il Fornaio. Be … [Read more...]

Polenta with Porcini Mushrooms

Join us for Festa Regionale Lombardia through January 24th and bring home your own polenta mix - a token of our thanks to guests who dine from our Festa Regionale menu. Make your reservations today and bring your Passaporto to take home your gifted polenta mix. Download the Il Fornaio App to access your Passaporto! Not only will you receive special gifts when you dine from the Festa Regionale menu, you will also receive rewards points for every … [Read more...]

Win a Trip for Two to Italy

Win a Trip for Two to Italy Want to put an Italia stamp on your passport? The winner of our Trip for Two to Italy will visit a region of their choice and receive compensation for 7 nights’ accommodations and a meal at an authentic Italian restaurant. You’re invited to dine with us during our monthly culinary expedition through the diverse regions of Italy. Each month one of our Chefs, often a native of the featured region, will craft … [Read more...]