Castello Banfi Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Denver
May 24 @ 6:00 pm

Il Fornaio Denver


Castello Banfi Wine Dinner

Wednesday, May 24 at 6pm

$69 per guest


Polenta con Olive Pesto

Grilled polenta topped with kalamata olive tapenade and cherry tomatoes

Fichi con Formaggi di Capra

Fresh figs stuffed with goat cheese topped with pistachios and drizzled with balsamic glaze

Arancini con Bolognese

Fried risotto bites filled with meat ragu topped with marinara sauce

Castello Banfi Fontanelle Chardonnay


Insalata di Spinaci con Capesante

Spinach salad tossed with orange segments, pine nuts and scallops

Castello Banfi San Angelo Pinot Grigio T


Risotto con Portobello

Carnaroli rice simmered with vegetable stock, garlic and shallots topped with grilled portobello and

finished with Parmesan cheese

Banfi Toscano Chianti Classico Riserva


Cosce d’Anatra

Duck leg confit with red wine cherry sauce served with soft polenta

Merluzzo con Porri e Carote

Braised cod with julienne leeks and carrots, white wine, garlic, fish stock and butter served over sliced Yukon Gold potatoes

Castello Banfi BelnerO Propietor’s Reserve


Bruni di Pane ai Due Cioccolato

Bread pudding made with vanilla and white and dark chocolate topped with vanilla ice cream; served with crème anglaise and chocolate sauce

Banfi Piemonte Rosa Regale

Italian Cooking Class

Saturday, May 27th at 1pm

$34.95 per guest

Join us for Chef Tony Sanabria’s exciting demonstration-style cooking class! Participants will learn how to prepare three authentic Italian dishes. Guests will also receive a recipe card for each dish prepared and a complimentary Prosecco toast.


Bruschetta Fresca con Tartare di Manzo

Fresh bruschetta with beef tartare, radicchio marmalade, pesto and burrata cheese


Pesce Funghi Avolto

Fresh mushrooms wrapped in white fish and deep fried with a light beer batter; served with pickled fennel, cucumber, red onions and fresh cherry tomatoes and drizzled with peperoncino aioli


Panna Cota di Orancia Rossa e Mango

A delectable Italian crem custard dessert made with blood orange, mango, vanilla bean and Frangelico


Robert Mondavi Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Seattle
May 31 @ 6:30 pm

Il Fornaio Seattle

presents a

Robert Mondavi Winery Wine Dinner

May 31st at 6:30pm

$70 per guest


Rosemary crostini with dill crème and topiko

Fresh mozzarella skewer with roasted cherry tomatoes and grilled eggplant

Fresh fava beans tossed with pecorino and oil-cured olives

Prosecco NV


 Burrata con Pomodori

Heirloom tomatoes with fresh basil, toasted focaccia and burrata cheese

2015 Simi Dry Rosé


 Gnocchi con Funghi e Ragú di Bisonte

Housemade Washington potato dumplings with bison ragú, field mushrooms and

crispy speck

2013 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon


Choice of:

Anatra con Salsa di More

Roasted duck breast and leg with blackberry sauce and sautéed pea vines

2013 Napa Valley Pinot Noir


Moleche ai Piselli

Fried Chesapeake soft shell crab with fresh pea sauce and organic spicy salad mix

2014 Napa Valley Fumé Blanc


 Tortino di Rabarbaro con Zabaione di Moscato

Fresh rhubarb tart with warm Moscato wine custard sauce

2014 Napa Valley Moscato d’Oro

Robert Mondavi WInery