Chefs Whiting & Zarri Bring Their Truffle & Hazelnut Dinner to 492

On Sunday, January 17th, 492 will host a special dinner prepared by Chef Nate Whiting and Italian chef Carlo Zarri. The six-course menu will showcase truffles and hazelnuts with wine pairings for each course. The dinner begins at 6 pm.

Zarri is the chef and owner of Villa San Carlo Hotel and Restaurant in the Southern Piedmont region of Italy.  In January 2014, he and Chef Whiting worked together on a similar event at the latter's former restaurant, Tristan. You can see my recap of that event here.

The 2016 menu includes:

  • Amuse
    • Prepared by Chef Whiting
  • First Course
    • Prepared by Chef Whiting
    • Geechie Boy Grits, Black Truffle, Taleggio, Sage Brown Butter
  • Second Course
    • Prepared by Chef Zarri
    • “Green Field of Italy” Vegetable Soup with Stones, Colors, and Truffles
  • Third Course
    • Prepared by Chef Zarri
    • Traditional Piedmontese Tagliolini Noodles with Truffles
  • Fourth Course
    • Prepared by Chef Zarri
    • Slow-roasted Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Peppers, Spinach, Bittersweet Onions, Pine Nuts and Raisins
  • Dessert Course
    • Prepared by Chef Amanee Neirouz
    • Truffle Ice Cream Cannoli
  • Other
    • Glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
    • Choice of a red or white wine pairing with each course

Tickets are $125 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 843.203.6338.

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