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Lunch for 40? Our Pleasure!

Posted on | November 13, 2013 | Written by Emma Criswell | No Comments

Everything begins with boiling water.

Everything begins with boiling water.

Today, IWM is hosting a corporate event for forty people in our Studio del Gusto today, and I thought I’d give you a look behind the scenes as our kitchen staff was preparing for the event

photo 4photo 5Then, polenta and roasted tomatoes.

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Eventually, you get these delicious apperitivi!

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Prepping skate and cooking casericci.


photo 1photo 2Finally, the finished dishes: Abalone with bolognese, and Casericci with tomato and basil. We served them with 2009 Cervaro, the stellar  Chardonnay from Antinori’s Umbrian estate,  and 2008 Bodega Chacra Chacra Cincuenta y Cinco, the old-vine Pinot Noir from Piero Incisa della Rocchetta’s Pategonian estate.






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