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Cena con Amici: Rustic authentic Italian pop-up dinner

  • Brix Catering and Events 1463 W Leland Ave Chicago, IL, 60640 United States (map)

Cost: $65 dinner, $95 dinner with wine-pairings


Purchase tickets: http://cenaconamicisummer.bpt.me

Chef Dawn Wilson of A NEW DAWN personal chef service presents "Cena con Amici" (Dinner with friends), an evening of rustic hand-crafted Italian food, wine, and lively conversation with soon-to-be great friends. Gather around our communal table inside Brix Catering's charming event space for a taste of summertime in Italy with this made-from-scratch, authentic Italian feast prepared with a combination of seasonal, local and imported Italian artisanal ingredients. 

Summer in Italy Menu: 
($65/person, 4-course family-style meal, wine pairings additional $30/person) 

Antipasto della casa
Bountiful spread of assorted local (West Loop Salumi) and imported Italian salumi and cheeses, crostini, and "fantasia della chef" (market-driven small bites from the chef's imagination) 

Ravioli di granchio e mais
Hand-made ravioli stuffed with fresh snow crab and sweet summer corn dressed with a light, simple sauce of crab stock, charred corn, and grape tomatoes. 

Iconic ancient Italian dish of rich, intensely flavorful pork roast stuffed with fresh herbs, lemon, and fennel pollen traditionally served at holiday feasts or as a sandwich from street carts throughout Italy.
Contorni :Two seasonal side dishes 

Tiramisu alla Pesca
Variation on traditional tiramisu with fresh summer peaches and amaretto.

Later Event: August 1
Champagne Class/Dinner