In honor of Culina, Modern Italian's fifth-year-anniversary in the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Chef Vito Mollica of Il Palagio Ristorante at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze in Florence will be joining the talented culinary team at the Cal-Italian hot spot for a five-day celebration. Starting on Saturday, February 28th, the restaurant will spotlight à la carte specials from Chef Mollica, as well as a five-course collaborative dinner menu that features offerings from both chefs. The menu, priced at $65 per person, will be available through the evening of Wednesday, March 4th.
Dinner Tasting Menu from Chef Vito Mollica & Culina Chef Mette Williams
Antipasti (Chef Vito Mollica, Il Palagio Ristorante)
Sea bass and beef fillet carpaccio with bone morrow, sea urchin and citrus dressing
Primi Piatti (Chef Mette Williams, Culina)
Ravioli carbonara, prosciutto wrapped egg yolk, mascarpone and pancetta
Secondi Piatti (Chef Vito Mollica, Il Palagio Ristorante)
Seared sea bass in olive and tomato crust with white wine scented artichokes
Terzi Piatti (Chef Mette Williams, Culina)
Beef “tongue and cheeks," cannellini bean ragu, eggplant caponata and roasted pepper coulis
Dolci (Chef Vito Mollica, Il Palagio Ristorante)
Mascarpone ingot with caramelized nuts and coffee ice cream
$65 per person.