Prego Ristorante celebrates its Italian heritage with a five-course menu paired with exclusively premium Italian wines that are modern in style but deeply rooted in tradition by Masi Vineyards. On Friday, March 4 at 7 p.m., Chef Ugo Allesina presents a menu created to complement fives wines, each with unique personality and style, having earned Masi recognition for having “revolutionized the art of wine-making in the Veneto.” The dinner, priced at $54.95 per guest (excluding tax & gratuity), will be held at Prego in Irvine (18420 Von Karman Avenue). For more information or reservations, call 949.553.1333.
Friday, March 4, 2011 | 7 p.m.
Masi Modello Delle Venezie
Timballo di Melanzane
Fresh eggplant lightly breaded and filled with mozzarella then baked in a wood-fired oven in a roasted bell pepper puree
Masi Masianco Pinot Grigio/Verduzzo
Crespelle alla Genovese
Delicate crepes filled with porchini mushrooms and Fontina cheese topped with a creamy pesto béchamel sauce
Masi Ripasso Rosso del Veronese
Capesante allo Zafferano
Pan-seared Jumbo scallops in a delicate saffron lobster sauce
Masi Brolo di Campofiorin
Torta di formaggio al Caffe
Cheese cake with espresso coffee served in a Kahlua cream Englaise
Masi Dessert Wine
For more information or reservations, call 949.553.1333 or visit www.pregoristoranti.com