Sarasota Goes Wild with Truffles

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Florida Winefest & Auction, Food, Wild Truffle Tasting & Festival | 0 comments

Wildly Edible Truffles By Kate Sullivan In the world of fine dining, some say wild truffles are nearly an emotional experience. Great cooks note that tasting and cooking with these luxury edibles (a few ounces are in the $100.00 range) are the next step in a gourmet’s educational repertoire. The sophisticated flavors and aromas of wild truffles are so exotic. But, there are questions. How to prepare wild truffles? Where are the best local resources? And, most importantly, what great wines match this pungent...

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Go Wild with Truffles

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in Florida Winefest & Auction, Food, Notable Personalities, Wild Truffle Tasting & Festival, Wine | 0 comments

Autumn Events ~ Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch Wild Truffle Tasting and Festival November 16 and 17 2012 Celebrity Chef Christopher Covelli returns from a Tuscany area school of cooking to launch this autumn event at Lakewood Ranch. As the chef-in-residence and general manager of the Lakewood Ranch Viking Culinary Center (, he unveils an extraordinary event. It’s a tasting of wild things, and a discovery of aromas that evoke dreams of the Renaissance dining experience. This event, held Friday,...

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