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Dinner at Local Chef and Sommelier's Home in Rome

Highlights
  • Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a local Roman chef's home
  • Meet Alessandro, a chef and sommelier, at his flat for a 4-course meal with wine pairings
  • With your small group of fellow food-loving travelers, share a table and discuss travel, food, cinema and books
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Dinner at Local Chef and Sommelier's Home in Rome
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Dinner at Local Chef and Sommelier's Home in Rome
From USD 112.00
Overview
Enjoy a gourmet dinner in a local Roman chef's home during this evening outing in Rome. Meet Alessandro, a chef and sommelier, at his flat for a 4-course meal with wine pairings and maybe some homemade limoncello (in season). With your small group of fellow food-loving travelers, share a table and discuss travel, food, cinema and books. Get inside tips on Rome's off-the-beaten-path attractions and restaurants from your local hosts and enjoy this intimate, unique and delicious experience.
What to Expect

Alessandro and Elena will be delighted to bring you on a culinary journey to taste some authentic flavors of the Roman cuisine, while sharing a hearty conversation together with you over the dining table. If you are simply on a leisure trip to Rome on your own, or with your loved ones, we will be happy to open up our home to you and arrange a dining experience to enjoy tog ether. 

Alessandro and Elena will choose only fresh ingredients to prepare top dishes for you to enjoy. You have the following choices:

Appetizer:
Crostini Romani (a crunchy bread with anchovies and provola cheese)  or
Bruschetta (a crunchy bread with tomatoes).

First course:
Spaghetti with cheese and pepper or
Spaghetti with garlic, extra virgin olive oil and chili pepper or
Spaghetti with basil pesto or
Spaghetti alla Carbonara (with eggs, bacon, cheese, pepper and chili pepper) or
Rigatoni alla Amatriciana (with bacon, tomatoes and chili pepper) or
Fettuccine with porcini mushrooms or
Lasagne bolognesi or
Mezze maniche with cream cheese and sausages or
Risotto with artichokes.

Second course:
Sliced chicken with orange or
Pork steak in red wine or
Meatloaf with pistachios or
Slices of beef with rocket and cheese or
Chicken with herbs and spices or
Meatballs in tomato sauce or
Rolls of beef with tomato sauce or
Eggplant Parmesan.

Sides:
Coleslaw with cherry tomatoes and carrots or
Vegetables gratin or
Grilled vegetables or
Fennel salad with oranges and olives or
Cabbage and anchovy salad or
Mixed salad or
Sauteed chicory or
Beet or
Spinach.

Dessert:
Tony's muffins (with cinnamon and jam, without butter, milk and yeast) or
Roll with hazelnut cream or
Caprese (chocolate and almond cake) or
Brownies or
Cheesecake or
Tart with jam.

Wine is included.

This dining experience will be at Alessandro and Elena's home, so you will get to have a real local experience of what it is like to dine with an Italian family. The house is located a short distance away from the Vatican City and St.Peter's, in a beautiful area. In the summer, we can have dinner together at the garden or the rooftop from where it is possible to enjoy the Roman skyline, over the Vatican city. 

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Reviews (20)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2018
A Most Wonderful Evening

We spent eight days in Italy, and dining with Alessandro and Elena was a superb experience. First, Alessandro and Elena are excellent hosts--warm, interesting, and entertaining. The food that Alessandro prepared was absolutely amazing! And he used his experience as a sommelier to pair his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tour697553
Reviewed 6 October 2018
Great food in a chef's home restaurant

We enjoyed a fine meal cooked up by Alessandro (Tony) who was great at explaining the dishes and pointing out how they are different from what you get in a typical restaurant. He is also a sommelier and explained the wine pairings as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank douggg5465
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile
Gorgeous experience, highly recommend!

We were on our honeymoon. My beautiful wife found this experience and we're so glad we locked in a "date" with our wonderful hosts Alessandro and Elena at their cosy and adorable home. Alessandro and Elena are two amazing and friendly hosts, yet professional and...More

Thank Audrey P
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Real Roman BBQ

My family and I really enjoyed the Real Roman BBQ dinner with Alessandro (Tony). He made us feel welcome in his home and shared with us his family history with the property. The bruschetta he made was AMAZING and all of the food was fantastic....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 25 July 2018
Enjoyable experience, highly recommended

We booked a four-course dinner at Alessandro's home restaurant via BonAppetour. It was a great opportunity to experience a genuine home-cooked meal with a local host, in a non-touristy neighbourhood (albeit not far from the Vatican). From the start, communication with Alessandro was very easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank P T
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