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Taste - An Interview with Jason Viscount - Executive Chef
Jason Viscount, Executive Chef and General Manager at BRICCO, has literally spent his lifetime honing flavor. His initiation to the world of culinary artistry began when as a child, his grandmother would host extravagant dinner parties; parties which not only cultivated an appreciation of classical cuisine in her grandson, but instilled in him the finer points of hospitality which stayed with him well into adulthood... Read More
One Cool Number - An Interview with Cassandra Callahan - Executive Pastry Chef
Cassandra Callahan, known to most folks as "Casey", is the Executive Pastry Chef of both Ciao! Bakery and BRICCO. Her personal touch is emblazoned upon each and every item that leaves the bakery, as well as all plated desserts at the restaurant, and her menu creations display her love of simple ingredients culminating in a mouthwatering display of traditional, yet creatively diverse confections... Read More
2012 Farm to Table: Sneak Peek at Bricco
Bricco's Executive Chef, Jason Viscount, gives us a sneak peek at two of the fresh and local dishes he will be preparing at this year's American Cancer Society Farm to Table fundraising event. You won't want to miss a meal like this which will be paired with local beer and wine. Get your tickets for this unique dining experience at Strite's Orchard in Harrisburg on August 19th at acsfarmtotable.org
Taste of Elegance
Executive Chef/General Manager Jason Viscount will be representing Bricco at the 17th Annual Taste of Elegance competition on August 20, 2012. Viscount was selected from a field of qualified Chef's from PA & NJ to compete in this years competition. For more details and tickets to this year's event, click here. Good luck Chef Viscount - The Bricco fans from accross the state will be cheering you on to victory!
Join Alma de Cuba for A Special Mount Gay Rum Dinner
Alma de Cuba invites you to experience a unique multi-course dinner and cocktail experience hosted by Scott Fitzgerald, National Brand Ambassador for Mount Gay Rum, the oldest existing brand of rum in the world. Come enjoy a special menu crafted by chef Douglas Rodriguez and paired with these refined, hand-crafted rums. Learn the colorful history of this 1703 distillery located in the West Indies, Barbados while relaxing in Alma's cozy dining room.
$70 per guest (tax and gratuity not included)
To make reservations, call 215.988.1799
Join Us for Our Wine Down Weekend
Join us the weekend of April 25-27 for our relaxing Wine Down Weekend with accomodations for both individuals and couples. The weekend begins with a Friday Evening Welcome Reception, which features our NAPA vs. Sonoma Throw Down & Trinchero's 'Aroma Wheel of Fortune'.
Saturday morning kicks off with a hands-on Cooking Class and Lunch, which features preparation with Hilton Chefs, including artfully paired wines and pairing tips.
Leisure time over the weekend offers options for extra education, relaxation, or more wine . . . let your imagination run wild!
Component Tasting & the Big 6: Think about wine from a chef's perspective! We will deconstruct wine to five basic elemtns and then apply those to the Big 6 tasting.
BYOB Seminar: No, not bring your own bottle, but 'Build Your Own Bordeaux.' You will sniff and swirl with the best and create your own Meritage using single vineyard Bordeaux varietals.
Pair your blend with the winemaker's blend at the Members 1st Wine Dinner and see how you fare!
Bubbly Adieu! A Sunday morning send off burnch will end this educationalnd relaxing weekend.
CREATE * INSPIRE * DINE * RELAX (Apr. 25-27 Weekend Package) - $299/Person | $499/Couple
CREATE * INSPIRE * DINE (Sat. 4/26 - Includes Cooking Class & Lunch, Component Tasting & The Big 6, BYOB Seminar, & Members 1st Wine Dinner) - $199/Person
INSPIRE * DINE (Sat. 4/26 - Includes BYOB Seminar & Members 1st Wine Dinner) - $149/Person
FRIDAY NIGHT WINE DOWN (Fri. 4/25 - Includes Welcome Reception, NAPA vs. Sonoma Throw Down & Trinchero's 'Aroma Wheel of Fortune') - $99/Person
Limited spots are available, so reserve your spot today! RSVP to Nancy.Lyons@hilton.com to join us for this relaxing weekend!
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