3800 Ocean, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa’s signature restaurant and “collective kitchen,” is proud to announce a four-course wine dinner on Dec. 14 with Luciano Castiello, the official ambassador for Castello Banfi and Vigne Regali, and the unofficial ambassador for Italy’s “slow food” culture.

The evening of award-winning food and drink will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a full seated dinner at 7 p.m. Castiello is an industry veteran of over 30 years, the son of a winemaker and a chef raised on the Italian Riviera. With extensive experience and a strong passion for food and international wine, he acts as the intermediary between grower and customer.
Dishes and pairings will consist of the following:

Appetizer
Sea Scallop Crudo
Carrot-Ginger Emulsion, Coriander Blooms, Pickled Red Pearl Onion,
Fresh Cucumber, Ciabatta Crouton, Meyer Lemon Spuma
La Pettegola Vermentino, Banfi, Toscana, 2016

First Course
Atlantic Halibut
Crispy Prosciutto di Parma, Black Garlic Risotto, Charred Broccolini,
Saffron-Seafood Nage
Fontanelle Chardonnay, Banfi, Toscana, 2016

Main
Colorado Rack of Lamb
Kalamata Olive Gnocchi, Slow Roasted Eggplant, Seasonal Vegetables,
Truffle English Pea Puree, Natural Jus
Aska Rosso, Banfi, Bolgheri, 2014

Finale
Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta
Chili Meringue, Spiced Caramel Popcorn, Salted Espresso Fudge Cookie,
Chocolate Chili Malto Powder, Chocolate Streusel
Rosa Regale, Banfi Piedmont

Chef Gustavo Calderon, executive chef of 3800 Ocean, will lead the food portion of the menu. The restaurant was recently honored with Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Award for the third consecutive year, setting it apart as a top destination in the world for wine lovers.
The dinner is priced at $85 per person, plus taxes and gratuity. Reservations can be made by phone by calling 561-340-1795.

3800 Ocean

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Information provided by Brock Talbot, ERIC MOWER + ASSOCIATES