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Risotto & Beyond. Book Signing and Cooking Demonstration With John Coletta

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Join us for a night dedicated to one most traditional dishes in the Italian cuisine: Risotto!

Our special guest, the famous and acclamied chef John Coletta, will present his latest culinary pubblication, Risotto and Beyond, a collection of recipes focused on a delicious, yet unexplored, area of the Italian traditional cuisine: Rice cookery.

But that's not it!

Chef Coletta will please us with a selection of rice-based tastings and host a very special cooking demonstration.

The tastings will be paired with an exclusive choice of Italian wines.

About the book

Risotto and Beyond by John Coletta

100 Authentic Italian Rice recipes for Antipasti, Soups, Salads, Risotti, One-Dish Meals and Desserts. Filled with 80 color photographs, varying Italian rice types and their cooking methods ensuring foolproof instructions for making perfect rice every time. Lovers of Italian food will find their favorite ingredients paired with rice as the new star!

About the author

John Coletta is the founding chef and partner of Chicago's Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar. It has received three stars from the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times, and won the American Culinary Federation’s 2014 Award of Culinary Excellence. Under Coletta’s leadership, Quartino also earned the Ospitalità Italiana seal, which recognizes restaurants abroad that promote the traditions of Italian food culture.