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Our highlighted special offers and seasonal restaurant menus from around the various sections of Delicious Italy. Click on the name of the accommodation, incoming provider or restaurant to find out more, booking details and external websites.

Locanda del Molino, Cortona

 

Ponte dell’Immacolata at Locanda del Molino - 8 December

Experience the joyous Christmas atmosphere in the squares and narrow streets of Cortona all enlivened with lights, musical events and FLAVOR OF CORTONA, an event where the best food and wine of the territory will presented.

2 NIGHTS PACKAGE - price per person in double room €290
2 nights in a romantic room with rich breakfast buffet included; 1 welcome aperitivo; 2 half board (wines not included); free minibus to central Cortona and the food fair 'Flavor of Cortona'; free ticket to enter Flavor of Cortona”. Children aged 0-2 years: free; Children aged 2- 11 years €150

New Year at Locanda del Molino, Cortona

A special stay to greet the new year in Tuscany, the taste of a great New Year's Eve menu, the best wines and lots of music and dance to say goodbye to the old year.

3 NIGHTS PACKAGE - rice per person in double room €390
3 nights in a romantic room with breakfast buffet included; Welcome drink; 2 half board (wines not included); New Year's Eve Party dinner with wine included, live music and celebrations; entrance ticket to the MAEC Museum of the Etruscan city of Cortona; Brunch Buffet on January 1st.

2 NIGHTS PACKAGE - price per person in double room €315
2 nights in a romantic room breakfast buffet included; Welcome drink; 1 half board (wines not included); New Year's Eve Party dinner with wine included, live music and celebrations; entrance ticket to the MAEC Museum of the Etruscan city of Cortona); Brunch Buffet on January 1st

For both of the above packages, anyone wishing to extend their stay or to anticipate it, La Locanda del Molino offers a special 30% discount on room rate for each extra night on New Year package.

Agriturismo Villa Dama, Gubbio

From 20 November to 10 January 2017 Gubbio becomes the city of Christmas with the biggest Christmas tree in the world lining the local hillside. There are also the traditional Christmas markets, ice skating ring in Piazza Grande and a presepe along the streets of the historical centre.

From 7-11 December experience the atmosphere of the city and surrounding countryside by staying in a genuine organic agriturismo proposing 2 people half board for €130 per day per room. It is also possible to rent an entire country cottage for a group which includes exclusive use of a living room area with open wood fireplace. Special family discounts are also available.

The Egg Nicola Batavia @ Hotel Danieli, Venice

If you are in #Venice on the 13 December then The Egg Nicola Batavia Hotel Danieli, Venice is proposing a special #cicchetti tasting evening in collaboration with Masi wines Masi Wine Experience The full menu for €60 per person as follows: CICCHETTI & SPARKLINGS Conte Federico Brut Millesimato 2011 BLACK BREAD BRUSCHETTA with canestrelli mushrooms, pumpkin cream and radicchio QUINOA COUS COUS with prawn and 'nduja; CICCHETTI PAIRED WITH VALPOLICELLA Monte Piazzo 2012 FRIED QUAIL EGG with spinach and licorice (signature dish) FASSONE BEEF BURGER with cocoa focaccia, rucola, chips and guacamole; SPECIALS PAIRED WITH AMARONE Vaio Amaron Amarone Classico 2011 PACCHERO with cardoons carbonara, chips, topinambur and smoked ricotta BRAISED TONGUE IN JELLY with sweet and sour onion and parsley sauce; DESSERT & RECIOTO Angelorum Recioto Classico 2012 PEAR SORBET with liquid cheesecake SALT AND OIL CHOCOLATE

Terrazza Gallia Restaurant, Milan

Christmas panettone of Milan

Christmas Eve Dinner, €115 per person, wines not included. 7 pm - 10.30 pm

STARTER
HOME SMOKED SALMON with ice green apple and sesame brioche; FOIE GRAS ESCALOPE with cassis and annurca apple

FIRST COURSE
RAVIOLI FILLED WITH TALEGGIO DOP CHEESE on a corn cream, spinaches and white truffle

SECOND COURSE
STUFFED TURKEY served with polenta, potatoes and chestnuts

DESSERTS
RED BERRY ICED TORRONE; SELECTION OF PASTRY; PANETTONE with zabaglione cream

Christmas Day Lunch, €145 per person, wines not included, 12 pm - 2.30 pm

STARTER
SARDINIAN FREGOLA PASTA with citrus fruit, baby onion and sea scallop carpaccio; WHITE POLENTA with creamy codfish, lime meringue and ajo blanco

FIRST COURSE
PEAR TORTELLINI AND PROVOLONE DOP CHEESE with capon consommé

SECOND COURSE
TEMPURA EEL with saffron foam and iced parsley

DESSERT RASPBERRY PAVLOVA with mango and passion fruit soup

SELECTION OF PASTRY; PANETTONE with zabaglione cream

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner, from 8 pm €290 per person, beverages & wines included.

STARTER
SHELLFISH SALAD with potatoes and caviar; BALSAMIC EEL with foie gras, jacket topinambur and parmesan rice

FIRST COURSE
POTATOE AND RICOTTA CHEESE GNOCCHI with fondue and white truffle; RISOTTO with costal lemon, Cantabrico anchoives and Noto almonds

MAIN COURSE
VENISON NOISETTES with pumpkin gnocchi, annurca apple and pepper sauce

DESSERT
YOGURT AND GINGER MOUSSE with praline of raspberry; ARTISAN PANETTONE, PANDORO AND TORRONE
AT MIDNIGHT; COTECHINO AND LENTILS

New Year's Eve Party, €90 per person, from 10pm

Wait for the New Year, drinking champagne and enjoying our selection of appetizers. And from midnight... DJ set to celebrate the long night of New Year's Eve.

PARTY MENU
OYSTERS with black bread and herb butter; FOIE GRAS PARFAIT with pumpkin jam and brioche; RISOTTO WITH NORCIA BLACK TRUFFLE; PANETTONE, PANDORO AND NOUGAT with zabaglione cream;

AT MIDNIGHT
Cotechino and lentils; RUINART CHAMPAGNE Half a bottle per person

Terrazza Danieli, Venice

Christmas dinner in Terrazza Danieli Venice

Christmas Eve Dinner - €140 per person from 7.00 pm - 10.30 pm. Wine and beverage excluded, VAT and service included.

Executive Chef Dario Parascandolo has elaborated this special Christmas menu to ensure you have a one-of-a-kind dining experience with the beautiful Venetian lagoon as a backdrop.

STARTER
CREAMED COD FISH with black chickpea cream and barley crackers with caviar and passion fruit

FIRST COURSE
ARTICHOKES AND SAVORY STUFFED RAVIOLI with prawns, “Piennolo” cherry tomatoes and kumquat confit

MAIN COURSE
SHI DRUM FILLET IN A CRUST OF BEETROOTS with chicory hearts, smoked tapioca, celery and wakame seaweed cream

DESSERT
WARM WHITE CHOCOLATE AND CITRUS FRUIT PIE with kiwi soup and almond mousse

Christmas Day Lunch. €130 per person. Service from 12 pm to 3 pm, wine and beverage excluded, VAT and service included.

STARTER
DEER FILLET FLAVOURED WITH BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE with radicchio, pumpkin cream and wild berry mousse

FIRST COURSE
GNOCCHI FILLED WITH TRENTINGRANA FONDUE with beef ragout and truffle slices

MAIN COURSE
CHRISTMAS TURKEY stuffed with Luganega Trevisana sausage, pickled mushrooms and potato soufflé

DESSERT
CHESTNUT AND MANDARIN MONT BLANC with caramel and rum sauce

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner. €660 per person, Krug Champagne, VAT and service included.

Exquisite cuisine accompanied by Krug Champagne, the world's best-rated House of Champagne. An unforgettable evening with live music and stunning views over Venice and its Lagoon. Service starting from 8:00pm at Terrazza Danieli.

AMUSE-BOUCHE
ST. ERAMSO ARTICHOKE with scallops, caviar, sour cream and mint pearls

APPETIZER
PAN FRIED SCAMPI with butternut squash sauce, broccoli pollen, 25 year old balsamic crumble, puffed amaranth seeds and radicchio

PASTA
MUSETTO STUFFED TORTELLI with cauliflower cream, turnip tops, Ruinart jelly and white truffle

FISH MAIN COURSE
BLACK COD with a blood orange extract crust, dashi broth, artichoke sprouts and smoked ratte potato

MEAT MAIN COURSE
CHIANINA BEEF FILLET with Brussels sprout bonbons, périgourdine sauce and salsify root

PRE-DESSERT
CHOCOLATE AND MANDARIN MOUSSE

DESSERT
GRANNY SMITH SPHERE with a soft annurca apple and calvados filling, molasses sable, and Tahitian vanilla and cardamom sauce

CHAMPAGNE; KRUG GRAND CUVÉE; KRUG ROSÉ

New Year's Eve Cocktail Party. €320 per person regional wine selection included, Champagne excluded. VAT and service included.

Celebrate the arrival of 2016 at the Danieli Lounge. A memorable party with cocktails, culinary delights, DJ set, and live entertainment. Service starting from 9:00pm in the Marco Polo ballroom.

New Year's Brunch. €120 per person, Spumante Ferrari Perlé included, VAT and service included.

A brunch to celebrate the first day of the brand New Year at the Restaurant Terrazza Danieli is an original and alluring experience. Discover the menu that our Executive Chef Dario Parascandolo has created to make this day full of New Year flavours and scents. Service from 12.30 pm to 3 pm.

Restaurant Club del Doge, Venice

Christmas in Restaurant Club del Doge in Venice

Christmas Dinner Club del Doge. €145 per person

Enjoy an exclusive 4-course menu featuring local delicacies and induldge into the festive atmosphere of Club del Doge. Start your culinary experience with an exquisite aperitif in the Explorer's Library and end the day under the iconic Christmas tree of the hotel.

STARTER
TEPID ROCKFISH AND CARAMOTE PRAWN SOUP with cuttlefish ink croutons

FIRST COURSE
RAVIOLI WITH SEA BASS, SHEEP'S RICOTTA AND WILD FENNEL on a bed of pan-fried sea lettuce; CALAMANSI SORBET

MAIN COURSE
OMBRINA FILLET, MEDITERRANEAN SAUCE and sea snails with parsley

DESSERT
VANILLA MOUSSE with meringue and passion fruit

COFFEE AND FRIANDISES

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Evening. €415 per person.   FULLY BOOKED

On December 31st, head to the Longhi Bar to celebrate the last night of the year with a tasting of "Oysters & Champagne". The evening will continue at 8:30pm with a gala dinner and live music at Club del Doge Restaurant, where Executive Chef Daniele Turco will be delighted to surprise you with the flavors of his delicious creations. Welcome the new year and finish the evening off with traditional lentils after midnight.

STARTER
SCALLOP AND CAVIAR with citrus-flavored sea bass tartare

FIRST COURSES
CUTTLEFISH INK RAVIOLO with sautéed chard, sheep's ricotta and spiny lobster; PORT CONSOMMÉ with squash and ginger raviolini

FISH DISH
CURL OF SOLE with a foam of lemon and smoked leeks

CASSIS SORBET

MEAT DISH
SLOW COOKED VEAL CHEEK WITH AMARONE WINE SAUCE and braised radicchio flavored with wild fennel

DESSERTS
ALMOND PRALINE AND VELVET BLUE MOUNTAINS COFFEE CREAM

COFFEE AND FRIANDISES AT MIDNIGHT

CLASSIC "ZAMPONE" SAUSAGE WITH CASTELLUCCIO LENTILS

Restaurant La Cusina, Venice

New Year fireworks in Venice

NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA DINNER - €450 per person, service, cover charge and VAT included.

Enjoy the splendid New Year's Eve fireworks accompanied by an explosion of tastes at the Grand Terrace. A Grand Gourmet dinner is awaiting starting from 08:00pm until midnight to end the 2016 and start into 2017.

GOURMET CANAPES - OYSTERS TEMPURA with horseradish mayonnaise; HOME-SMOKED SAN DANIELE SALMON TROUT; VEGETABLE PIE with Morlacco cheese cream; SWEET AND SOUR SUCKLING PIGLET

STARTERS
Red Prawns accompanied by Franciacorta; Larded Scallops with chickpea cream and stewed onions with caviar

FIRST COURSE
WHOLE WHEAT LASAGNA with artichokes and fish from the lagoon

MAIN COURSE
LOBSTER CONFIT with chicory, anchovy sauce and creamy goat cheese; VENISON LOIN with ginger caramelized pears, and foie gras flavoured with Recioto di Soave white wine

PRE-DESSERT
GREEN APPLE AND MOUNTAIN CELERY SORBET

DESSERT
CRÈME BRÛLÉE with Bronte pistachios and almond milk cream

AFTER MIDNIGHT
HOME-MADE TRADITIONAL PANDORO AND PANETTONE CAKES; ZAMPONE AND COTECHINO SAUSAGE with lentils

POMMERY APANAGE; SAUVIGNON MARCO FELLUGA 2015; AMARONE COSTASERA 2011;
MINERAL WATER & COFFEE

Doney Restaurant, Rome

Christmas in Rome at The Westin Excelsior

CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER - €80 per person, 50% discount for children up to 12 years. Vat, service charge & beverages included.

From 7pm, the hotel’s culinary team of our Executive Chef James Foglieni has created a surprise menu accompanied by live jazz music.

STARTER - YELLOW TUNA FISH TARTARE with scent of bergamot
FIRST COURSE - KING CRAB MEAT with potato gnocchi, Roman artichokes and mint
REFRESHMENT - MANDARIN ICE with vodka
MAIN COURSE - SEA BASS FILLET with king prawns, rosemary and crusty potatoes with porcini mushrooms
DESSERT - BLUEBERRY TART with Sao Thomè chocolate and caramel with Recioto sweet red wine sauce
SELECTION OF NOUGATS with Armagnac pralines
COFFEE with traditional Pandoro and Panettone

CHRISTMAS LUNCH - €75 per person, 50% discount for children up to 12 years of age. Vat, service charge & beverages included

From 12.30pm to 3.30pm, to be delighted by traditional Italian and locally refined recipes.

STARTERS - SALMON AND SWORDFISH MILLEFEUILLE with blood oranges and capers from Lipari. 
FIRST COURSES - CAPPELLETTI PASTA FILLED WITH PARMA HAM AND PARMESAN with capon on a Marsala sauce
LASAGNA WITH PORCINI MUSHROOMS served with thyme pumpkin and Roman Pecorino cheese
MAIN COURSE - STUFFED TURKEY with red berries and white truffle from Alba served with potatoes and thyme chestnuts
DESSERTS - SWEET CHOCOLATE CAKE with pistachio from Bronte, TRADITIONAL PANETTONE AND PANDORO CAKE with hot chocolate and rum fondue
COFFEE with a selection of nugats
Sommelier Wine Selection

NEW YEAR'S EVE - €190 per person, vat, service and one bottle of champagne (per two guests) included, 50% off for children up to 12 years of age

An inspired traditional menu, signed by Executive Chef James Foglieni, will complete your experience and delight your palate from 8.30pm to 10.30pm. All this followed by an exclusive party at Orvm Bar with DJ Set and a dedicated service to 3.00pm

WELCOME FROM THE CHEF - CULATELLO HAM FROM ZIBELLO with smoked buffalo mozzarella cheese
PACCHERI PASTA with langoustines, porcini mushrooms and almonds
CHIANINA BEEF FILLET IN BAROLO WINE SAUCE with morel mushrooms and potato truffle pie
RASPBERRY AND PUR JAVARA CHOCOLATE TART
COFFEE with traditional Panettone and Pandoro cake
AFTER DINNER AT ORVM BAR

NEW YEAR'S BRUNCH - €60 per person from 12.30pm to 3.30pm

A rich buffet featuring seasonal delicacies and miniature sweet treats created by Executive Chef James Foglieni. Vat, service & beverages included, 50% of discount for children up to 12 years of age.

Winter Garden by Caino Restaurant, Florence

Christmas in Florence at St Regis Hotel

CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH - €105 per person, includes water, coffee and a glass of sparkling wine as aperitif.

ROASTED JOHN DORY FILLET served with artichokes and raisin salad
GOOSE FOIE GRAS TERRINE served with orange jelly
HOMEMADE HARE RAVIOLI served on a Jerusalem artichoke purée and black truffle
ROASTED WILD RANGE CAPON served on glazed turnips and roots
CELERY AND CANDIED LEMON SORBET
VALERIA’S VERSION OF THE TRIFLE CAKE

NEW YEAR's EVE GALA DINNER - €295 per person, price includes water, coffee and the champagne sabering ritual (wines excluded)

STEAMED LOBSTER served with caviar and green apple jelly
ROASTED SEA SCALLOPS served on a lemon scented cauliflower cream and black truffle
HOMEMADE PAPPARDELLE PASTA stuffed with goose meat sauce and black chanterelle mushrooms
CREAMY WHITE TRUFFLE RISOTTO
WILD BOAR COOKED SOUS-VIDE served on a "Dolce Forte" chocolate sauce
ORANGE AND BEETROOT ICE CREAM
SACHER TORTE, The St. Regis special version

Sesto on Arno Restaurant, Florence

Christmas in Florence at the Westin Hotel

Christmas Day Lunch - €105 per person, water & coffee included

A festive atmosphere, a welcome aperitif and a delicious 5-course menu.

BELLAVISTA CUVÉE BRUT AS WELCOME DRINK
SAUTÉED SCALLOPS with endive and black truffle
TRADITIONAL PATÈ IN CRUST served with poivrade sauce and pan brioche
CACCIUCCO AND TOPINAMBUR RAVIOLI
CAPON IN ALBUFERA SAUCE, GRATINATED CARDOONS with truffle and parmigiana
MONT BLANC spiced biscuit, chestnut spaghetti cream paired with tangerine sorbet

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner - €295 per person, water & coffee included.
Matteo Lorenzini's unique creations await you for a special culinary journey into the new year

WELCOME APERITIF
A glass of Champagne Brut Selection E.V. Pannier paired with amouse-bouches
SEA SHELLS, RAZOR CLAMS, KING CRAB AND SEA URCHIN
Calvisius Siberian caviar
FOIE GRAS TERRINE with Brive pears mustard and port wine
FINANZIERA RAVIOLI with artichokes and black truffles
WILD GLAZED SEA BASS with lychees and yuzu
WAGYU BEEF Rossini style
MANGO, PEANUTS AND CARAMEL with lime gelatine

L'Antico Forziere, Deruta

Umbria Christmas dish

Christmas Menu at Restaurant L'Antico Forziere

Christmas special starter: • Capon salad with quail egg and Piedmontese sauce • Salt cod cheesecake with balsamic vinegar of Modena • Cardoons parmigiana with burrata mozzarella and candied tomato
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•Tortellini soup • Lasagna with porcini mushrooms and braised rabbit served with cream of Parmigiano
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• Herbs flavoured shank of veal served with mashed artichokes and potato cake
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• Hot cake with almonds and pistachio cream served with tangerine flavoured mascarpone mousse

€40,00 per person (Reservation required)

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