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May
29
Fri
Justin Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Pasadena
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Il Fornaio Pasadena
presents a
Justin Wine Dinner
Friday, May 29th at 7pm
$79 per guest

 

ASSAGGINI
Assorted bite-sized canapés 

ANTIPASTI
Burrata con Peperoni Arrosto all’Essenza di Balsamico
Puglia-style mozzarella served over roasted peppers, drizzled in a balsamic essence

~Justin Sauvignon Blanc, Central Coast, 2014

PRIMI
Gnocchi al Ragu di Bue
Housemade potato dumplings served with oxtail ragu

~Justin Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, 2013       

SECONDI
Filetto Rossini
Grilled filet mignon, black truffle goose pâté and Madeira wine; served over a large portobello mushroom and sautéed spinach

~Justin Justification, Paso Robles, 2012 

or 

Trancio di Branzino su Zoccolo di Verdure Grigliate
Flat-grilled striped seabass fillet on a bed of grilled mixed vegetables; drizzled with balsamic essence

~Justin Chardonnay, Central Coast, 2014 

DOLCI
Soffiato al Cioccolato
Almond hazelnut chocolate cake served warm, topped with Nutella and caramel-sea salt gelato

~Justin Obtuse, Paso Robles, 2011

 

 

Terredora Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Irvine
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Il Fornaio Irvine
presents a

Terredora Vineyards Wine Dinner
Friday, May 29th at 7pm
$74.50 per guest

  

ASSAGGINI
Crostini with prosciutto and Grana Padano, Cerignola olives, roasted peppers

and imported salame Toscano
~Prosecco, NV

ANTIPASTI
Insalata di Carciofi e Funghi

Cremini and oyster mushroom salad with baby artichokes, celery hearts, parsley, oregano and shaved pecorino pepato cheese; red wine vinaigrette
~Terredora, Falanghina, 2013 

PRIMI
Tortelli di Zucca

Fresh butternut squash pasta filled with roasted butternut squash, mascarpone and Grana Padano; topped with sage cream sauce and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
~Terredora, Lacryma Christi, 2010

SECONDI

Branzino al Greco di Tufo
Herb roasted wild seabass with fregola, tomatoes, fennel and Cerignola olives

~Terredora, Greco di Tufo Loggia, 2013

or 

Spiedini di Pollo
Skewered chicken breast with smoked prosciutto, sage and caciocavallo cheese served with sautéed broccoli rabe and roasted Yukon Gold potatoes

~Terredora, Taurasi, 2008

DOLCI
Cannoli Siciliani

Cannoli filled with sheep’s milk ricotta, candied orange, bittersweet
chocolate and pistachios
~Amaro Sibona

Jun
6
Sat
Regional Cooking Class @ Il Fornaio Irvine
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Il Fornaio Irvine
presents a

Regional Cooking Class 
Saturday, June 6th, 12-2pm
$34.50 per guest

Learn how to prepare two delicious highlights from our Emilia-Romagna Festa Regionale menu! Chef Jeff Burt invites you to a demonstration-style cooking class followed by a relaxing lunch with your classmates.  

TRENETTE ALLA RIMINESE
Spinach and egg pasta strands tossed with shrimp, scallops, crab, tomatoes, shallots and wild arugula

PETTO DI POLLO ALLA MODENESE 
Roasted chicken breast rolled with Prosciutto di Parma and fontina cheese; topped with sage-butter sauce and served with balsamic reduction, sautéed organic spinach and mashed potatoes 

 RESERVATIONS: 949-261-1444