A Feast along Italy's Po River Valley

Our Gourmand Club Events are always a Culinary Adventure. In May, we will taste many foods from the Po River Valley of Italy expertly paired with regional wines while learning a bit of the history and geograpy that bring those delicacies alive. Award-winning Executive Chef Dan Wecker has Created a Feast to Remember! Andiamo!

Reception

Asparagus with Tartare Sauce
Valtellina (cheese fritters with tallegio)
Sage Bread
Carpaccio
Baccala (dried cod)
Panini
Castelmagno
Cured Sausages
Provolone Picante
paired with Pinot Bianco

1st Flight

Sweet Roasted Peppers Bagna Cauda with Piemontese and Garlic Anchovy Sauce
Fava Beans with Anchovies
Polenta with Shrimp and Mushrooms
Octopus Risotto with Ink
Cold Veal with Tuna Fish Sauce
paired with Pinot Nero

Intermezzo
Condijun (colorful salad)

2nd Flight

Rabbit with Olives
Stuffed Duck
Involtini a la Milanaise (pork loin scallopini with sausage and liver stuffing)
Braised Treviso and Radicchio
Spinach Cake
Stuffed Trotters or Rvioli with a Bolognese Sauce
paired with Nebbiolo


Desserts

Almond Cake
Torrone
Zabaglione (possibly made by chef in dining room)
Tiramisu Charlotte with Fruit
paired with Franciacorta

A Feast along Italy's Po River Valley