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Oct
25
Wed
Italian Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Denver
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm

IL FORNAIO DENVER

Italian Wine Dinner

Wednesday, October 25th at 6pm

$79 per guest

ANTIPASTI

Fichi con Prosciutto

Fresh figs wrapped in prosciutto and drizzled with balsamic reduction

Capesante Gratinate

Baked scallops topped with breadcrumbs and lemon dressing

Asparagi con Pancetta e Parmigiano

Grilled asparagus wrapped in pancetta, topped with shaved Grana Padano and finished in the oven; drizzled with basil-olive oil

Paired with Santa Margherita Sparkling Brut Rosé

 

ISALATA

Insalata di Mele

Apple salad with baby arugula, caramelized onions, frisée and Belgian endive tossed in a red wine-honey dressing; topped with goat cheese

Paired with Terlato Family Vineyards, 2016 Colli Orientali del Friuli Pinot Grigio

 

PIATTI DI MEZZO

Risotto con Porcini e Zafferano

Carnaroli rice simmered with vegetable-saffron stock and porcini mushrooms; finished with Grana Padano and butter and topped with fried leeks

Paired with Allegrini Palazzo della Torre Veronese

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Guancia di Manzo

Beef cheeks braised in red wine with root vegetables; served with mashed potatoes

or

Salmone val Ultimo

Grilled salmon with sautéed leeks, cherry tomatoes and marjoram-dill hollandaise; served over soft polenta

Paired with Renato Ratti Nebbiolo Ochetti

 

DOLCE

Crema Cotta di Zucca

Pumpkin crème brûlée topped with brown sugar and strawberries

Paired with Castello Banfi Toscana Belnero Proprietor’s Reserve

Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Dinner @ Il Fornaio Seattle
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm

Il Fornaio Seattle

presents a

Chateau Ste. Michelle

October 25 at 6:30pm

$70 per guest

 

ASSAGGINI MISTI

Selection of:

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grapes

Smoked Salmon Puff Pastries

Grappa-Marinated Grilled Asparagus

Giardiniera

Pesto-Marinated Fresh Mozzarella & Cherry Tomato Skewers

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Prosecco, D.O.C.

 

INSALATA

Insalata di Pere

Frisée, watercress and Belgian endive salad with grilled pears, flame raisins, sliced almonds, champagne vinaigrette and goat cheese crostini

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Riesling, Columbia Valley

 

PRIMI

Orechiette al Forno

Imported orechiette pasta baked with lamb meatballs, red wine, roasted tomato sauce and pecorino

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Malbec, Columbia Valley

 

SECONDI

Choice of:

Brasato di Manzo

Braised beef short ribs with roasted portobello mushroom and sautéed haricots verts

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michele 2012 Cold Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley

or

Capesante con Funghi e Ceci

Seared large sea scallops with roasted shiitake mushrooms, chickpea purée, wild baby arugula and balsamic glaze

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Riesling, Columbia Valley

 

DOLCI

Torta di Formaggio con Prugne Italiane

Edgar’s cheesecake with a local fresh Italian plum sauce

Paired with Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Late Harvest Muscat Canelli, Columbia Valley