Events / Lunch

Contemporary Chianti Luncheon

October 26, 2012

12:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $80 Public Price: $95 Phone: 212.627.1111
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President/Founder Gabriella Ganugi
Palazzi Florence Association for International Education, Florence, Italy

Andrea Trapani, Desirè Boualy, Pastry Chef Simone De Castro, and Wine Director Camilla Carrega Bertolini
Apicius International School of Hospitality, Florence, Italy

Now in its fifteenth year, the Florence-based Apicius School of Hospitality is once again returning to the Beard House for a weekend of sumptuous, Tuscan-inspired cuisine. For this year’s events, Gabriella Ganugi and the Apicius team will seek inspiration from their region’s headlining wine, Chianti. 

Event photos taken by Mira Zaki.

Menu

  • Hors d'Oeuvre
    • Crema Montata di Patate di Cetica al Tartufo con Terrina di Anatra Confit > Whipped and Truffled Cetica Potato Mousse with Duck Confit Terrine
    • Cubo di Galletto Nostrale Impanato al Timo Finito nell'Olio del Chianti > Breaded Tuscan Cockerel with Thyme and Chianti Olive Oil
    • Tonno, Fagioli Cannellini, e Cipolla di Certaldo > Tuna, Cannellini Beans, and Certaldo Onions
    • SANTA CRISTINA BIANCO 2011
  • Luncheon
    • Polenta Morbida, Funghi Confit all Olio Extra Vergine, Piccola Mousse di Lardo del Chianti
    • Soft Polenta with Mushroom Confit and Chianti–Lard Mousse
    • CAPANNELLE CHARDONNAY 2008
    • Risotto Carnaroli Mantecato Bianco, Cavolfiore, Assaggio di Peposo dell'Impruneta
    • Carnaroli Risotto with White Wine, Cauliflower, and Peppery Impruneta Beef Stew
    • SANTA CRISTINA CHIANTI SUPERIORE 2010
    • Petto d'Anatra Laccato all'Uva Sangiovese, Composta di Mele Cotogne, Verze Croccanti
    • Sangiovese-Glazed Duck Breast with Quince Compote and Crispy Savoy Cabbage
    • MAZZEI FONTERUTOLI CHIANTI CLASSICO 2010
    • Schiacciata alla Fiorentina, Abbinamenti di Spezie, e Cacao
    • Florentine Layer Cake with Spices and Cacao
    • SANTA CRISTINA VIN SANTO DELLA VALDICHIANA 2008