March 6 – Wine Dinner with Banfi - Sold Out
This is a special Wine Dinner – it is with the world famous Banfi Winery in Italy. It is a 5-course dinner with 6 Banfi wines … and the wine tasting portion of the dinner will be led by Luciano Castiello. Luciano Castiello is the official ambassador for Castello Banfi, and unofficial ambassador for Italy’s melody-filled, wine-charmed, “slow food” culture. This will be huge – and will sell out. $75++/person. Join us! View Menu
March 11 – Jazz! The Jade Visions Project
Doug Hartley and the Jade Visions Project will be performing at Solare. Come enjoy the Straight-Up Jazz sounds of one of San Diego’s best jazz talents. Jade Visions Project
March 15 – Cooking Class – Authentic Pizza!
Have you ever wanted to learn how to make pizza in the authentic style from the renowned city of Napoli? How about a tasty Sfincione from Sicily; Focaccia from Ligura? Here is your perfect opportunity! Pizza Chef Brian will guide you through each step – starting with making the dough from scratch. Each student will take home extra dough to show off their pizza making skills that evening at home! The fun starts at 10:30am at Solare with an Italian-style coffee of your choice and a pastry. Italian wine is served for students interested in “cooking with wine”. – Limit 10 — Contact us for details.
March 27 – Umbrian Feast
Each month in 2014, we are having a special tasting dinner where we feature a different region of Italy. In March it’s the region of Umbria – known for its amazing seasonal produce such as mushrooms and wild asparagus, and of course the highly prized truffles that grow throughout the region. It is a 13-Course FEAST!! In January the Feast was Sicily and February was Emilia-Romagna. $59++/person. 6:45pm dinner and 6:15pm reception. It is a “foodie’s delight!”. RSVP.
March 28 – Solare+Fortaleza Tequila Tasting Dinner
Be amazed by how well Chef Accursio’s cuisine pairs with the world’s best tequila, Fortaleza! Join me as I lead the dinner and tasting with lots of fun details and photos of how the agave is grown and used to make this amazing spirit. Space limited to 16 seats. Reserve now! View Menu
April 5 – Cooking Class – Authentic Italian Baked Pasta
Baked pasta … Lasagna, Fagottini, Nidi di Rondine. A whole lesson dedicated to traditional Italian baked pasta. Chef Accursio will teach you how to pick on the technique of baking pasta, from the lasagna to the succulent Spinach and Parmigiano nidi di Rondine and Fagottini. Lesson will be in our kitchen!! Don’t forget to bring your baking glove! The fun starts at 10:30am at Solare with an Italian-style coffee of your choice and a pastry. Italian wine is served for students interested in “cooking with wine”. – Limit 10 — Contact us for details.
April 19 – Cooking Class – Cooking with Chocolate!
Chef Accursio shares his passion and reveals his mastery of the world’s most celebrated confection, chocolate. Through a step-by-step introduction to chocolate, Chef Accursio you will cover buying, tasting, tempering, coating and decorating with chocolate in a hands-on environment. After various skills are demonstrated, you will have the opportunity to work with your own chocolate, and use it in cold and baked pastries as well as learn to use chocolate as a sweet and savory enhancement to various main dishes. Regardless of your experience, this chocolate workshop will provide you with skills and knowledge that will pay you back for years to come! The class will cover chocolate/cacao, different techniques, Cocoa Cake sponge, Cocoa ravioli, Truffles, Mascarpone Mousse. The fun starts at 10:30am at Solare with an Italian-style coffee of your choice and a pastry. Italian wine is served for students interested in “cooking with wine”. – Limit 10 — Contact us for details.
April 20 – Easter Brunch!
Easter Sunday Brunch! Easter will be here before you know it – and now is the time to make your reservation for a wonderful brunch. Please send us an email if you’d like more info and sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Thursday Night – Live Jazz View Flyer
We love jazz from the late 1950’s and early 1960’s … and that is exactly what the Chris Lea Jazz Trio plays every Thursday night starting at 8:45pm. Join us!