The Peninsula Beverly Hills’ The Belvedere
restaurant and executive chef Sean Hardy welcome Angelo
Maria Franchini, executive chef of Italian olive oil
producer Monini, for ‘Olio di Oliva,’ an
evening of all things olive oil. Chef Franchini will
present a five-course dinner featuring dishes like marinated
beef carpaccio with extra virgin olive oil and laurel,
aromatic chick pea soup with grilled scallops, and boneless
leg of lamb with fresh herbs ‘old style’
with roasted potatoes. The meal will be accompanied
by the following wines: Esperto, Pinot Grigio, Veneto,
Italy, 2006; Bertani, Amarone, Valpolicella, Italy,
2002; and Fattoria Di Pancole, Vin Santo, Italy, 2004,
which is a dessert wine made from white Malvasia grapes.
The event will be held from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. and the cost
is $125 per person (includes dinner, wine pairings,
and gift bag). For reservations, call 310-551-2888.
The Belvedere, The Peninsula Beverly Hills, 9882 S.
Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills.