Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Holiday Season Dinner - December 9, 2021

We're so pleased that CCR's celebration of the holiday season can finally resume, with a dinner party for friends and family. For this special occasion we're going to return to the fine dining of Ristorante Eleonora D'Alborea, which specializes in Sardinian fish and seafood delicacies. 

As is now the norm, the number of participants may have to be limited, so book soon. Along with other COVID-19 containment measures, EU/Italian Green Passes (or proof of foreign vaccination) will be required to attend (checked by the restaurant).

Welcome Prosecco

Sea bream (spigola) carpaccio
Salmon marinated in orange
Tuna with balsamic vinegar and soya sauce
Mussels sautéed with fresh cherry tomatoes
Gateau of Sardinian crisp bread (Pane Carasau), pecorino (sheep) cheese and swordfish
Fried baby octopus 

Wine: Sardinian white and red wine
Still and sparkling water

First Courses (Primi)
Seafood risotto
Pacchero tube pasta with kingfish (ricciola) and Pachino cherry tomatoes

Second Courses
Baked sea bass (branzino) with potatoes en croûte
Grilled scampi and jumbo shrimp (mazzancolle)

Fresh vegetables with Italian oil dip (Pinzimonio)

Lemon sorbet or Almond parfait
Traditional Italian Sweet Loaf (Panettone), fruit, Sardinian cookies
Digestive liqueurs

A special menu may be prepared for people who cannot eat fish or seafood, but this and any other dietary restrictions must be communicated to the CCR by December 7th.

When: Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021
Where: Ristorante Eleonora D’Arborea, Corso Trieste 23.
Time: 8 p.m.
Cost: CCR members €50; non-members €55. 
Dress: business suit 
RSVP and Proof of Payment: no later than 12 noon Tues., Dec. 7, 2021, or whenever the maximum number is reached. Please note that those arriving without reservations will not be accommodated. EU COVID/Green Passes or proof of foreign vaccination required.
NB: Payment must be made in advance and will not be refunded for no-shows or late cancellations. Please inform us of any dietary requirements upon reservation or no later than December 7th. 
Parking: Garage entrance at 29 Corso Trieste (before 8 p.m.) – 207/A Via Alessandria (after 8 p.m.).