Wednesday and Thursday, January 21 and 22, Cena Italian Trattoria, 9200 Taylorsville Rd., will host a very special dinner, for which Cena owner Fernando Martinez will collaborate with several guest chefs for a New Cuban Revolution Dinner, a modern interpretation of classic Cuban cuisine. The chefs will be creating a 6-course dinner on how the evolution of Cuban cuisine could have been.
The Guest Chefs will be Douglas Rodrigues, “The Godfather of Nuevo Latino Cooking”, Reinaldo Alfonso from Alma de Cuba in Philadelphia, and pastries will be made by Ole Restaurant Group Pastry Chef Christian Cobos. Chef Allan Rosenberg of Cena and Chef Yaniel Martinez will also be collaborating on this meal, which will Include a wine, cocktail, and beer pairing created by Cristina Martinez and Rick Moir. Among the proposed dishes are likely to be wild boar masas de puerco with Manchego harina de maiz, pickled red onions and Cuban mojo powder, Brussels sprout salad, and a Cuban chocolate cigar, with edible matches and café con leche ice cream for dessert. This special dinner, along with all drink pairings, will be $120.
For reservations call (502) 333-0376.