Events / Dinner

Luscious Italian

Thu, April 24, 2014

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Cathy Whims

Nostrana and Oven and Shaker - Portland, OR

At her beloved Portland restaurants, five-time JBF Award nominee Cathy Whims infuses rustic, traditional Italian fare with her elegant Pacific Northwest sensibility. Join us when she brings her masterful skills to the Beard House for a lavish meal that celebrates the robust, decadent cuisine of Italy’s famed Emilia-Romagna region.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Gnocci Fritto with Robiola Bosina Cheese and Fig Salami
    • Whipped Mortadella with Ciccioli and Coppa
    • The Farmer’s Verdure Sott’Aceto Balsamico
  • Dinner
    • Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto, and Chicory Salad with Balsamic
    • Zuppa Imperiale
    • Artichoke–Mascarpone Tortelloni
    • Strozzapreti Pasta with Francesca’s Prosciutto, Brandy, and Arugula Sauce
    • Lasagne Verde alla Bolognese
    • Cotechino with Potato, Ramp, and Leek Purée
    • Torta di Riso with Citron, Almonds, Saffron, and Ayers Creek Farm Sour Cherry Preserves
    • A selection of fine wines from Emilia-Romagna’s most notable female winemakers will be served with this dinner.

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