Ralph Conte at the James Beard House

Providence chef Ralph Conte heads to the James Beard House with Riccardo Cotarella of Falesco Wines in Lazio, Italy for a Winemaker Dinner on Tuesday, November 11th. On the menu for the evening: pastry-wrapped fig with gorgonzola, prosciutto and ginger-pear sauce; broccoli rabe and sweet sausage ravioli with browned garlic-cannellini sauce; porcini-crusted dorado with tomato-fennel ragout; braised veal riblet with lemon ricotta dumplings and a spicy vegetable terrine; and chocolate hazelnut torte with amarena cherries and brandy cream. The price for the evening is $100 for Beard members and $125 for guests. Call 212.627.2308 for reservations. Of course, if you’re not up for the trip to New York, you can catch Conte in the kitchen at Raphael Bar-Risto. Call 401.421.4646 for reservations and additional information.

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