Sunday, May 10, 2015

CCR Season Closing Fête - June 17, 2015

The gorgeous setting of Hotel Palazzo Montemartini will welcome our fabulous fête to close the 2014-2015 season of the Canadian Club of Rome. We will also be honoured by the presence of the Ambassador to Italy, Peter McGovern, and Madame Sharon McGovern, along with the new Ambassador to the Holy See, Dennis Savoie, and Madame Claudette Savoie, at this gala evening.

The five-star Palazzo Montemartini's luxurious spaces, which are both contemporary and classic, surround sections of the ancient Servian Walls. Our delicious buffet, designed by executive chef Simone Strano, will be served in their stylish "Senses" restaurant and lounge. 

Nori salmon with salmon roe and green apple foam
Cous-cous with vegetable confetti, almonds and Mediterranean spices
Mini beef burgers with mustard and leafy greens
Mini salmon burgers with cocktail sauce and Belgian endive with orange
Crunchy breaded shrimp lollipops
DOP parmigiano reggiano crisps
Classic panzanella (bread & tomato salad)
Sicilian vegetable caponata
Eggplant Parmigiana
Mini rice balls with saffron, peas and Primo Sale cheese
Mini rice balls with veal ragù and mozzarella
Crêpes with Cantabrian Sea anchovies
“Cacio e pepe” (pecorino romano & pepper) crêpes
Mini focaccia sandwiches with prosciutto crudo and rocket greens
Bread sticks with fennel seed and sesame
Vegetable tempura with sweet & sour sauce
Mini tartares with “Chianina” variety beef, with caper flowers and anchovy filets

Sicilian cannoli with sheep’s milk ricotta and nuts
Mini fruit salad with mint and lemon
Assorted maccarons
Passion fruit mousse and coconut crisp 

Water, white & red wines, prosecco, non-alcoholic cocktail, coffee

When: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Time: 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Palazzo MontemartiniLargo Giovanni Montemartini 20 
Cost: CCR members €45, guests/non-members €60 (NB: event costs are partially sponsored by the CCR); advanced payment required. 
RSVP & Advance payment completed no later than June 12th 3:00 p.m. to
Suggested attire: Best cocktail/elegant informal.
NB: You are financially responsible for your reservation: advanced payment required. Open seating -- no assigned seats except for CCR guests of honour.