– Experience the authenticity of Italy without ever leaving the desert during Italian Heritage Month! has announced a special one night only fundraising dinner for the on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The dinner will be hosted by chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and “Chopped” judge Chef Scott Conant – the creative culinary force behind Mora Italian.
The evening will include a five-course seated dinner with wine pairing by Classico Wines and a menu featuring Stracciatella, pickled eggplant with concentrated tomatoes and basil; Octopus Affogato with olives, estratto and charred lemon; Nidi Di Rondine with pork and porcini ragu, ricotta and roasted garlic; Wood Fired Roasted Lamb Shoulder with almond and anchovy gremolata, broccoli rabe and pickled chilis; and for dessert, Mora’s famous Salted Caramel Budino. Reservations are available on the on opentable.com, or by calling Mora Italian at 602.795.9943.
The Italian Association of Arizona is a local 501 c (3) nonprofit working to develop a Little Italy in Phoenix where visitors can enjoy a variety of Italian restaurants, galleries, and experience Italian Culture without leaving the country.
WHO: Mora Italian and Chef Scott Conant fundraising for the Italian Association of Arizona
WHAT: A one-night only wine paired five-course dinner benefiting the Italian Association of Arizona
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 8
Seatings available at 6 and 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mora Italian, 5651 N. Seventh St., Phoenix
COST: $139 Visit the http://bit.ly/MoraOct8 for more information.