Tony Mantuano (photo by Jeff Kauck)
Sarah Grueneberg (photo by Stephen Hamilton Photographics)
Jason Carlen (photo by Galdones Photography)
Joseph Lenn
Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Chicago

Tartufi della Toscana and Truffles of Tennessee

Host Chefs JBF Award Winner Tony Mantuano, Sarah Grueneberg, and Sommelier Jason Carlen
Spiaggia, Chicago

Joseph Lenn
Blackberry Farm, Walland, TN

Winemaker Laura Brunelli
La Chiuse di Sotto di Brunelli, Montalcino, Italy

Winemaker Carlo Revello
Fratelli Revello, La Morra, Italy

For this special benefit dinner, JBF Award winner Tony Mantuano and his talented team at Chicago’s famed Spiaggia will join forces with Blackberry Farm’s Joseph Lenn and two Italian winemakers to create the ultimate winter feast. Indulge yourself with a festive menu where each course is dotted with luxurious shaved Tuscan or Tennessee truffles.

 

MENU

  • Hors d'Oeuvre

    • Assorted Canapés
    • Champagne Pierre Gimonnet et Fils Cuis 1er Cru Brut NV
  • Dinner

    • Crudo di Cappesante
    • Nantucket Bay Scallop Crudo with Sunchokes and Citrus
    • Romano Clelia Colli di Lapio Fiano di Avellino 2010
    • Smoky Mountain Rainbow Trout with Clementine and Celery Root
    • Fratelli Revello Barolo 2008
    • Agnolotti di Pecorino Toscano
    • Le Chiuse di Sotto di Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino 2004
    • Guinea Hen Confit with Potato Gnocchi, Hen of the Woods Mushrooms, Poached Egg, and Chicken Cracklings
    • Le Chiuse di Sotto di Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2004
    • Le Chiuse di Sotto di Brunelli Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2006
    • Porchetta di Maialino
    • Suckling Pig with White Polenta
    • Fratelli Revello Vigna Conca Barolo 2007
    • Fratelli Revello Vigna Gattera Barolo 2008
    • Blackberry Farm Blue Cheesecake with Pecan Vinaigrette and Poached Pears
    • Gini Col Foscarin Recioto di Soave 2007

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Thu, 01.17.2013
  • 6:30 PM
  • Spiaggia map
  • Members $175 / General Public $200
  • 312.280.2750
 
 
 

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