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Carnevino Chef Dinner with Shirley Chung
October 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm$155
On Sunday, Oct. 8, Carnevino Italian Steakhouse will embark upon a culinary journey from Italy to China for a Marco Polo-inspired dining experience. Chef Shirley Chung and Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group’s Director of Operations, Pacific Zach Allen will co-host the next guest chef dinner. Both Chung and Allen were part of Carnevino’s original opening team in 2008.
Mirroring Marco Polo’s adventures from Italy to China, this dinner combines influences from Chinese and Italian cuisine. The multi-course menu features Asian-inspired comfort food such as scallion pancakes and duck wonton paired with traditional Italian items like carpaccio and Carta di Musica. The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. and include cocktail and wine pairings.
Chef Chung currently owns Steamers Co. in Los Angeles and also serves as the chef/partner for Chung Lee Consulting in Las Vegas. She is also known for appearing during the 11th and 14th seasons of Bravo’s “Top Chef” where she placed in the top three on both seasons.
The multi-course menu for this special evening will feature:
Served Family Style
Scallion Pancakes – hazelnut and parsley pesto
Carta di Musica – whipped ricotta, bottarga and cracked black pepper
Beef Heart Spiedini – salsa verde
Meat Board – cured Italian and Chinese meats with pickled vegetables, bresaola, lingua,
shank, tendon and salumi cotto
Zach – Second course:
Beef Carpaccio – sweet garum, long peppercorn, coriander and mandarin
Shirley – Third course:
Ocean Trout – Chinkiang vinegar brodo, braised celery, smoked trout roe and crispy garlic
Shirley – Fourth course:
Beijing Duck Wonton – duck skin chicharron, radish, cucumbers, scallion, preserved vegetable and
Zach – Fifth course:
Huang Jiou and Averna Glazed Short Rib – saba braised daikon radish
Tofu Panna Cotta – with persimmon
The price is $155 per person includes gratuity and cocktail and wine pairings. Click here to purchase tickets. Limited seating is available.