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“Viva Italia”


A wine and food event presented by Jackson’s Steakhouse

Jackson’s Steakhouse is proud to present a wine and food tasting, “Viva Italia,” Thursday, November 7, 5:30 p.m., at Jackson’s Steakhouse.

Few countries take their autumn harvests as seriously as Italy. Visit any hilltop town or small city on a weekend in the fall and you’re likely to run into plenty of fresh markets, weekend feasts and food festivals celebrating the season.

With the Italian fall harvest season serving as the inspiration for the tasting, Don Elton Lott, Wine Director of the Fish House, has hand selected four stellar Italian wines to complement a selection of classic Italian dishes as prepared by Chef Irv Miller. In addition to the stellar menu selected for the evening, a soloist from the Pensacola Opera will entertain guests during the presentation of the main course with a selection of two Italian arias.

The featured menu presentation for the evening is as follows:

Bresaola (air-dried beef) carpaccio with Gorgonzola aioli, fresh pear, black currant and olive chutney with mission fig balsamic vinegar reduction and Asiago crostini paired with Bottega Gold, Prosecco, Veneto, Italy NV

Mascarpone-filled fresh ravioli with Coldwater Gardens shiitake mushrooms, rapini, pancetta, Tuscan-herb extra virgin olive oil and Pecorino Romano paired with Arnaldo-Caprai “Anima Umbra,” Grechetto, Umbria, Italy 2011

Veal and eggplant Parmesan layered with mozzarella, fontina, parmigiano and pomodoro sauce paired with
Bruno Giacosa, Barbera d’Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2010

In addition,

Double-cut boneless single lamb loin with roasted cipollini onions and “Nebbiolo” red wine risotto paired with
Bruno Giacosa, Nebbiolo d’Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2011

Ricotta and cherry tart with maraschino zabaglione

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The event cost is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity and will include four wines and five courses. Seating is limited; reservations required. Be sure to make yours by calling Jackson’s Steakhouse (850) 469-9898.