Events / Lunch

Chic Italian Luncheon

Fri, March 29, 2013

12:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $80 Public Price: $95 Phone: 212.627.1111
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A.J. Black

Arno’s, Nantucket, MA; Il Tesoro, Sanibel, FL; and Primavera Ristorante, Yarmouth Port, MA

In Italian, tesoro means “treasure.” And with A.J. Black in the kitchen, the two outposts of Il Tesoro are nothing less than gems. Join Black, who trained under legendary chef Paul Bocuse, for a lunch of complex, modern, and wholly satisfying Italian dishes.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Milanese-Style Swordfish Polpette
    • Prosciutto, Fontina, and Basil Involtini with Figs and Black Summer Truffles
    • Grilled Octopus–Seared Apple Crostini
    • Villa Crespia Novalia Franciacorta NV
  • Luncheon
    • Agrodolce Sardines and Seared Scallops with Blood Orange–Balsamic Sauce and Grilled Radicchio
    • La Casa dell’Orco Falanghina 2011
    • Pasta Duo > Garganelli with Porcini, Cracked Black Pepper, and Black Summer Truffle Cream; and Squid Ink Linguine with Seafood and Heirloom Tomato Sauce
    • Volpi Vobis Tua Barbera d’Asti 2010
    • Seared Sea Bass with Lemon Risotto, Grilled Artichoke, Wild Mushrooms, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Pesto
    • Giacosa Fratelli Roero Arneis 2011
    • White Chocolate–Key Lime Tiramisù
    • Pellegrino Passito di Pantelleria NV

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