Eating and Drinking in Florence Italy

Dinner Chocolate with Roberto Catinari

November 26, 2012

On Saturday 1st December 2012, last event of the year with the Saturdays of food and wine, the heart of flavor in the heart of Florence at Ristorante Santa Elisabetta, located on the first floor of the ancient Torre della Pagliazza, inside the Hotel Brunelleschi, a few steps from the Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. For a wonderful ending the chef Simone Bertaccini and the maître Daniele Caldera recommend a sweet chocolate dinner in collaboration with The Art of Chocolate by Roberto Catinari.
Here is the menu for the evening:

Let’s start with bubbles..

The menu

The hot pie of yellow pumpkin with chocolate
Fondue of fontina cheese
Wine pairings: Vermentino Bolgheri, Bolgheri D.o.c. Tenuta Guado al Tasso

The Duo of tagliatelle pasta and chocolate
Duck sauce
Wine pairings: Il Bruciato, Bolgheri D.o.c. Tenuta Guado al Tasso
The autumn pampering of Roberto Catinari

The Gianduia
Puff-pastry with hazelnuts from Piedmont,
Cremino with Gianduia,
Gianduia Cri Cri with dried raisins of Pantelleria
Wine pairings: Ala, Duca di Salaparuta

Milk chocolate
Puff-pastry with natural cocoa beans roasted and ground (grue) São Tomé, Chocolate with Walnut of Sorrento
Chocolate with Cherries from Abetone
Wine pairings: Banyuls, L’étoile

The Dark Chocolate
Orange peel with dark chocolate 71%
Chocolate Spizili 71% with a mousse of dark chocolate
Puff-pastry São Tomé 80% with Pistachios from Bronte
Wine pairings: Barolo Chinato, Ceretto

Natural mineral water and sparkling mineral water

€ 56.00 per person including wine

For information and reservations: tel. +39.055.2737607 Or +39.055.27370 – email:

Thank you all for joining us in 2012 with the Saturdays of food and wine! We wait for you with new temptations at the end of January 2013!

Dinner Chocolate with Roberto Catinari

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