Where: Cornell's 39 North Jay Street, Schenectady, NY
When: Monday, October 29. 6 PM Re-Scheduled to: December 3rd
Cost: $65 plus tax and tip.
Details: The restaurant, normally not open on Monday, will be exclusively dedicated to the wine pairing dinner that evening. Doors will open at 6pm. The first course with its accompanying wine is scheduled to be served at 7pm. The evening’s menu will take patrons from the alpine heights of northern Italy to the sun-drenched island of Sicily, Chef Armondo’s ancestral home. All of the wines are from Italy. Brief commentary will be provided about the region, the wine, and the paired food. Award-winning accordionist, Dan Dobek, will entertain prior to dinner beginning at 6pm.
The courses with menu items and regions include Antipasti: Carpaccio from the Alpine Regions (Piedmont), Pasta: Tagliatelle Carbonara from the Po Basin (Emilia-Romagna), Mare: Suppa Alla Genovese from Liguria and Coastal Tuscany (Genoa), Carne: Agnello al Forno con Patate Funghi (Roast Lamb with Mushroom Potato), and Dolci: Pesca e Budino di Ricotta (Peach Ricotta Pudding) from Sicily.
Reservations are necessary and are limited to the first 90 guests.