Carlucci Cecchi Wine Dinner

Guests can take a Tour of Italy this May as Cecchi Winery hosts an exclusive wine dinner at Carlucci featuring winemaker Andrea Cecchi.  Patrons will enjoy a 5-course dinner expertly paired with an array of Cecchi wines.  Menu highlights include: Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus, Risotto ai Porcini and Grilled Filet Mignon with Red Onion Marmalade.  Featured wines include: Cecchi Riserva di Famiglia: Chianti Classico Riserva, and Cecchi Castello Montauto: Vernaccia di San Gimignano (full menu and pairings below).

WHEN: Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

COST: $50 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

RESERVE: Reservations required.  630.512.0990

WHERE: Carlucci Restaurant
1801 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515


Zuppa Di Gamberi – Shrimp Bisque
Torta di Risotto ai Cavalfione – Cauliflower Risotto Cake with Gruyere and Smoked Pancetta Aioli
Asparagi con Prosciutto – Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Wine Pairing: Cecchi Castello Montauto, Vernaccia di San Gimignano

Insalata di Spinaci con Taleggio e Mandorle – Baby Spinach, Taleggio, Roasted Almonds, Raspberry Vinaigrette
Wine Pairing: Cecchi Riserva di Famiglia, Chianti Classico Riserva

Risotto – Risotto ai Porcini, Arborio Rice with Porcini Mushrooms, and Parmesan Cheese
Wine Pairing: Cecchi Bonizio, Sangiovese di Maremma

Filetto di Manzo – Grilled Filet Mignon with Red Onion Marmalade, Green Beans and “Coevo” Red Wine Sauce
Wine Pairing: Cecchi COEVO Toscana

Panna Cotta Ai Parmigiano – Parmesan Infused Panna Cotta with Toasted Walnuts, Dried Figs and Honey
Wine Pairing: Florus, Moscadello di Montalcino


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