Chef Dahl hosts Ferragamo for winemaker dinner

Above: Mariposa's dining room (Photo courtesy of Mariposa) Restaurants | 9 Oct, 2016 |

Chef Lisa Dahl

For the first time in Arizona, Chef Lisa Dahl is bringing Salvatore Ferragamo (namesake and grandson of the venerable fashion house) to Sedona for a rare and exclusive winemaker dinner on Oct. 20.

Coming all the way from Tuscany to Sedona, Ferragamo is CEO of the Ferragamo family’s agro-leisure business which includes Il Borro Wines.

Paired with five courses from Chef Dahl, Ferragamo himself will take guests on the incredible journey of his family’s wine legacy. A place of rolling hills and lush farms rising to the Apennines, the Ferragamo family winery is located within a village name Il Borro where the wines are made with a passionate respect for nature and embrace the essence of the surrounding verdant territory, giving each wine its own distinctive character.

Limited seats are available and a quick sell-out is expected. The dinner will be held at Chef Dahl’s newest fine-dining restaurant, Mariposa Latin-Inspired Grill, which is nestled on a scenic bluff overlooking panoramic views of Sedona’s red rocks.

Il Borro Winemaker Dinner at Mariposa Latin-Inspired Grill 
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016
6:00 pm
$150++ per person
Hosted by Chef Lisa Dahl and Salvatore Ferragamo, the five-course, prix-fixe dinner will include wine pairings from Il Borro Wines, a Ferragamo family winery.

Passed Hor D’oevres
Wine: NV Sparkling Brut, Pasqual Toso, Argentina

First Course: Sashimi grade yellowfin tuna parfait of pink grapefruit, pickled ginger, avocado, chipotle aioli and potato haystack.
Wine: 2015 Il Borro Lamelle, Chardonnay

Second Course: Organic local mixed greens, red and golden beets, spiced pecans, Black Mesa Farms chèvre with elder flower vinaigrette.
Wine: 2013 Il Borro Piano Di Nova, Syrah / Sangiovese Blend

Third Course: Quince formaggi ravioli con funghi e’ gorgonzola crème sauce.
Wine: 2010 Il Borro Polissena, Sangiovese

Fourth Course: Duet of Creekstone Farms filet medallion with house chimichurri paired with a medallion of wild grouper accompanied by oven roasted campari tomatoes, charred fresh corn, roasted asparagus with truffle butter.
Wine: 2012 Il Borro Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah & Petit Verdot

Fifth Course: Tres Leches
Wine: San Felice Vinsanto Del Chianti Classico

Mariposa is located at 700 AZ-89A in Sedona. For reservations, call (928) 862-4444. For more,

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