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Cesare Casella The Center for Discovery


Chef Demonstration

Wednesday, November 8
6:00 - 8:30 PM
$100 per person

The fabulous and funny Cesare Casella once again brings his style and warmth to the De Gustibus kitchen. Owner of Casella’s Salumi Speciali in the Catskills, Cesare will showcase authentic Tuscan fare as well as share his extraordinary salumi inspired by his father’s country trattoria. Cesare is currently the Dean of Italian Studies at the International Culinary Center and Chief of the Department of Nourishment Arts at the Center for Discovery as well as author of several books, including The Fundamentals of Classic Italian Cuisine. If you love all things Italian, this is a class not to be missed. 


Tagliere di salumi

Handmade Catskills salami,

Casella’s Prosciutto Speciale, Thanksgiving Farm pickles


Uova strapazzate alla Fiorentina

Fiorentina style scrambled farm egg, spinach


Risotto con la zucca kabocha e cavolo nero

Kabocha squash, lacinato kale


Arista di maiale sopra verdure dell'autunno

Stonewall pork roast, autumn vegetables


Mele di Tuttobene arrosto

Oven-roasted Tuttobene apples

Wines provided by Casa Larga

Supported by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Dry Rosé 2016

Dry Riesling 2016

Cabernet Merlot NV