Cena: Three-Course Italian Meal, Back Again!

Cena SquaredBack by popular demand! Special guest, Chef Michael Buttacavoli from Cenawill return to the Epicurean Theatre on February 23rd to serve yet another mouthwatering night of authentic Italian cooking and wine pairings.
There’s something so wonderful about a home-cooked Italian meal. It gives you that instant gratification and feeling of comfort like no other. I also find it fascinating that the flavors and recipes are passed from generations and generations from one side of the world to the other. If you’re looking for the perfect mix of comfort cuisine and artful wine pairings; this is the class for you!

Chef Michael ButtacavoliChef Michael will prepare (and teach you how to prepare) an authentic and flavorful three-course Italian meal. The first course will be Mussels with Nduja sausage in a roasted pepper tomato broth paired with Stellina di Notte Prosecco. The second course will be a rustic Seasonal Mushroom Pasta with garlic, white wine, rosemary, and butter served alongside a Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc, Western Cape, ZA 2011. Lastly, he will be making Chicken Cutlet with an Arugula Parmesan Salad and Lemon Caper Butter paired with Elio Altare, Dolcetta d’Alba, Piedmont 2008.

Chef Michael’s restaurant, Cena, is a popular and modern restaurant located in the Grand Central building at the heart of the vibrant Channel District in Tampa. The word Cena, means “dinner” or “supper” in Italian, which is where the restaurant’s name comes from. His restaurant dishes are best known as fresh and simple Italian foods served in a contemporary and stylish setting.

We hope you’ll join us for a special night of Italian cooking and interactive entertainment. Tickets are very close to selling out and cost $65 per person. To purchase visit: www.EpicureanTheatre.com