Cooking Demonstration and Dinner with Executive Chef Giancarlo Ferrara at the Italian Cultural & Community Center

May 14, 2012 by  
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HOUSTON—May 10, 2012: The Italian Cultural & Community Center (ICCC),

will host one of Houston’s best loved chefs, Giancarlo Ferrara of Ristorante Arcodoro, for an exclusive dinner and chef demonstration at 7 p.m., May 25 at the ICCC.  Giancarlo Ferrara will lead you through Italy’s Sicilia region during the evening, the third of a four-part culinary tour series of Italy.

The four course demonstration and dinner will include Grilled Eggplant Rolls stuffed with fresh tomatoes and smoked mozzarella, Penne Rigate al Pesto Trapanese, Pesce Spada ai Capperi di Pantelleria and Cassata alla Siciliana, a tradition Sicilian cake with marzipan, sweet ricotta and candied fruit.  This event is $70 for ICCC members and $80 for non-members and includes the demonstration, four course dinner and all wine and beverages.  Space is limited.  Please call 713-524-4222, extension 4, to reserve your spot.

Giancarlo Ferrara joined the Arcodoro family of restaurants in early 2003 and has quickly become a respected fixture on the Houston culinary scene.  Ferrara represented Arcodoro at the prestigious James Beard House in 2003 and has participated in the Share our Strength Taste of the Nation and captured the “Peoples’ Choice” award at the 4th Annual Risotto Festival.  Join Executive Chef, Giancarlo Ferrara at 7 p.m., May 25 for a dynamic demonstration of his skill and culinary knowledge of Italian cuisine. The Italian Cultural & Community Center is a 501c3 whose mission is to preserve, celebrate and advance Italian culture and heritage.

To learn more about the cooking demonstration and the Italian Cultural & Community Center’s multiple programs and offerings, please visit

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