WHO: Piero Selvaggio, Dario Cecchini, the Butcher of Panzano in Chianti, Valentino Executive Chefs Luciano Pellegrini and Nico Chessa.
WHAT: An exclusive visit by Dario Cecchini, the renowned butcher from Panzano in Chianti, hosted by Valentino.
A one day only butchering class by Dario Cecchini with emphasis on the usage of the whole animal in cooking. The luncheon following the class will feature a menu of traditional pork dishes from Panzano in Chianti.
Dinner prepared by Dario Cecchini with Valentino Executive Chefs Luciano Pellegrino and Nico Chessa, featuring a menu of traditional pork dishes from Panzano in Chianti.
WHEN: Thursday, April 19, 2012
6 p.m. Dinner, featuring the food of Panzano and wines of Fontodi in Chianti
Menu to be announced and will include Cecchini’s Arista alla Porchetta and Crostini
$125 inclusive of tax and tip; $155 inclusive with wine parings, tax and tip
Limited to 60 guests
WHY: As part of the restaurant’s upcoming 40th anniversary in December 2012, Piero Selvaggio brings special guests to celebrate at Valentino