Events / Dinner

Heritage: Neapolitan Tomato Feast

Tue, July 23, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
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Raffaele Ronca

Rafele, NYC and Rye, NY

Heirloom, vine-ripened, and sun-dried...what’s a summer feast without tomatoes? Fresh off the 2018 opening of Rafele Rye in Westchester, Naples born-and-raised chef and restaurateur Raffaele Ronca returns to the Beard House for a tasty celebration of the season’s most glorious harvest.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Crostata di Pomodori > Vine-Ripened Tomato Tarts with Sicilian Oregano

Clams Oreganata > Little Neck Clams with Pachino Tomatoes

Frittatine di Spaghetti > Miniature Spaghetti Omelettes with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmigiano-Reggiano


Passata Fredda d’Aragosta e Pummarola > Chilled Lobster and Heirloom Tomato Soup with Summer Garlic, Fennel, Celery, Calabrian Peperoncino, and Sicilian Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Barchetta di Melanzana Alla Parmigiana > Eggplant, Burrata, and Parmigiano-Reggiano–Stuffed Black Krim Heirloom Tomato

Pummarola alle Lasagnette > Lasagnette, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta–Filled
Heirloom Tomato 

Surf and Turf > Pan-Seared Rib-Eye with Thyme, Fresh Oregano, and Brandywine Tomatoes; and Octopus Salad with Green and Red Heirloom Tomatoes

Baked Almond Cannolo with Ricotta, Grape Tomatoes, Berries, Valrhona Chocolate, and Gianduia Chocolate

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.

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