Events / Dinner

Love Letter to Mexico and Italy: A Valentine

Fri, February 14, 2020

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
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Danielle Duran-Zecca

Eat Your Heart Out Catering and Amiga Amore Pop-Ups, Glendale, CA

Alessandro Zecca

Eat Your Heart Out Catering and Amiga Amore Pop-Ups, Glendale, CA

Chef Danielle Duran-Zecca was born in California, and grew up surrounded by the Mexican food of her heritage. Her husband, Alessandro Zecca, owner and operator of their joint venture Eat Your Heart Out Catering, is a native of Verona Italy, with an equally delectable cultural inheritance. For this year’s Valentine’s Day dinner at the Beard House, experience a unique “Mexitalian” menu that’s a true love letter to both cuisines!

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Huitlacoche Cannoli with Portobello–Huitlacoche Mousse, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Chives

Salmon Ceviche with Beet Juice, Chamomile, Grapefruit, Yuzu, Serrano Chiles, and Basil

Polpettini Sopes with Calabrian Chiles, Tomatoes, Beef, Pork, White Bean Purée, Fennel, and Crema

Fortaleza Blanco Tequila Welcome Aperitif


Noprese > House Caprese with Housemade Stracciatella, Cured Nopales, Cherry Tomatoes, Kumquat, Gooseberry Vinaigrette, Crispy Sorghum, and Opal Basil

Peake Ranch Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Elote Agnolotti with Charred Corn, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Lime, Housemade Tajín, Cotija, and Cilantro

Peake Ranch Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Enchilada Verde Tortellini with Pasta Verde, Braised Pork, Tomatillo Broth, Pickled Red Onion, Queso Fresco, and Crema

Peake Ranch John Sebastiano Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016

Anatra Mole Blanco > Duck with Winter Greens, Citrus, and Toasted Sesame

Peake Ranch Vineyard Grenache 2017

Intermezzo > Meyer Lemon Sorbet with Fruta Carta–Infused Vodka, Chamoy, and Housemade Tajín

Amiga Amore–Style Tiramisù

This selection of fine wines is generously provided by Peake Ranch Winery.

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