Sunday, January 30, 2011

Joe Bastianich Dinner Tonight at Max Downtown

I have Joe Bastianich - food, wine and television star - coming into Hartford tonight to host a dinner at Max Downtown. The event promises to be a great intorduction for a lot of people to Joe's wines, which we rep in CT, as well as an opportunity to meet Joe and interact with him.

Here is the menu:
-- Reception --

Finger Foods: Venetian-Style Crostini
Grappa curato Salmone (pg.69)
Uovo, Asparagi e Cipolla rossa (pg. 70)
Peperoncini alla Calabrese (pg. 342)
Frico Friulano (pg. 44)
Vino Spumante Flor Prosecco, nv;
Aperitivo: The Merchant of Venice (pg. 69)

-- La Cena --

Insalata
Bresaola e Grana
SALAD OF BRESAOLA AND GRANA PADANO (pg. 112)
Vino Bianco Bastianich Malvasia Adriatico, Istria, Croatia 2009

Pesce
Branzino Arrosto
ROASTED SEA-BASS, FENNEL & CITRUS (pg. 254)
Vino Bianco Bastianich Friulano Adriatico, Friuli 2009

Pasta
Gnocchi alla Sorrentina
GNOCCHI SORRENTO-STYLE (pg. 302)
Vino Rosso La Mozza Morellino di Scansano I Perazzi, Toscana 2007

Carne
Porcetta Sarda
ROASTED PORK IN THE SARDINIAN STYLE (pg. 382)
Vino Rosso Brandini Barolo, Piemonte 2005

-- Dolce –

Ricotta Fritta (pg. 364)
Vino Dolce Bastianich Tocai Plus, Friuli 2006

Max Downtown Executive Chef
HUNTER MORTON

all recipes are derived from the book
VINO ITALIANO: THE REGIONAL WINES OF ITALY
by Joe Bastianich & David Lynch
(pages noted)

I'll post the results later...

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