Castello Banfi Wine Dinner

May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Il Fornaio Denver
8000 E Belleview Ave
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(303) 221-8400

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


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