Winter and Spring Cooking Classes
Jan
13
to May 5

Winter and Spring Cooking Classes

 

Join Us at Al Forno for Winter/Spring Cooking Classes

SOLD OUT

Signup Starts Wednesday, December 20, at 12:00pm

 

Al Forno and our chefs, David Reynoso, Phil Niosi and Neil Temkin are excited to announce the early 2018 line-up of Cooking Classes. The classes are held on Saturday from 12:00-3:00 and are $75/person. After approximately two hours in the kitchen, everyone gathers for a celebratory meal of the day's creations. Wine, beer and soft drinks are available for purchase at lunch.

Class menus vary (featuring many regional delights and incorporating local ingredients) and are determined approximately one week in advance. Class size is limited; early sign-up is encouraged.

Due to high demand we ask that you limit your class selection to a maximum of three.

Sign up in person or by calling the restaurant. (401.273.9767)

No email registration, please.

If you must cancel, we ask for as much notice as possible as we typically have lengthy waitlists. Cancellations will be refunded in the form of an Al Forno gift card up until 2 days before the class. Cancelations within 48 hours of the class will not be refunded.


January 13

Pizza - filled


January 20

Pasta - filled


February 3

Braising - filled


February 10

Dessert - filled


March 10

Al Forno Classics - filled


March 24

Al Forno Classics - filled


April 14

Al Forno Classics - filled


April 28

Pizza - filled


May 5

Spring - filled

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Al Forno Wine Maker Dinner with Robert Sinskey Winery
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Al Forno Wine Maker Dinner with Robert Sinskey Winery

Reserve seats for our Robert Sinskey Vineyards Wine Dinner on Wednesday, April 11!

6:30pm

$125 per guest (plus tax and gratuity)

Save your place quickly as our availability is limited. Please contact us by phone (401.273.9760) or in person to reserve.

Join us for a very special evening as we welcome Johanne's long time friends, Maria Helm Sinskey and Rob Sinskey of Robert Sinskey Vineyards for a five course meal with wine pairings. This is an opportunity to taste some exceptional and unique Napa Valley wine and meet the people who make it.

Robert Sinskey Vineyards is a Napa winery, practicing "whole farming"techniques that embrace organics and biodynamics, who's remarkable works stand out even amongst the many venerable winemakers of the region. Sinkey wines are beautifully balanced and embody a poetic playfulness that blends harmoniously with the serious quality of their product. We can't wait share this memorable meal with you. 

MENU


Shrimp Crostini ~ Feta, Lemon Zest and Mint Fritters ~ Pizza Bianca with asparagus pesto

Pinot Blanc


Cool Grilled Scallop ~ Smoked Salmon Deviled Egg ~ Salad

Abraxas


Rigatoni, Light Tomato and Ricotta Salata

Orgia


Duck Confit, Fresh Rhubarb, Potatoes

Pinot Noir


Dried Fig, Gorgonzola, Fennel Seed, Pecan Ice Cream

Pinot Gris Late


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Al Forno Dinner Featuring Piaggia Winery
Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Al Forno Dinner Featuring Piaggia Winery

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift? 

Reserve seats at our Tuscan Wine Dinner on Wednesday, February 21!

6:30pm

$125 per guest (plus tax and gratuity)

Save your place quickly as our availability is limited. Please contact us by phone (401.273.9760) or in person to reserve.

Native son, Max Mann, is representing Skurnik Wines and bringing one of the company’s star wine producers, Silvia Vannucci, from her family winery Piaggia

David and Johanne have composed a menu influenced by their trip to Florence where Johanne lived and worked after graduating from RISD. Tuscany is the region she knows best and is delighted to bring the food she loves from Italy to Al Forno.

After a visit to Piazza, Johanne invited Silvia to Providence to pair her distinguished wines with an Al Forno menu. We are delighted Silvia accepted.

Welcome Tuscan Crostini - Carpène Malvolti Prosecco

Cecina with Prosciutto - Piaggia Il Sasso  

Rigatoni with Roasted Duck Ragu in Bianco - Piaggia Carmignano Riserva   

Tuscan Bistecca with White Beans in Fiasco - Piaggia Pietranera Toscana

Fennel Pollen Panna Cotta with Chestnut Shortbread Cookies

 

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Provençal Wine Maker Dinner with Alexis Rousset-Rouard of Domaine de la Citadelle
Apr
26
6:30 PM18:30

Provençal Wine Maker Dinner with Alexis Rousset-Rouard of Domaine de la Citadelle

Provençal Winemaker Dinner

with Alexis Rousset-Rouard of Domaine de la Citadelle

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

6:30pm

$95/guest (plus tax and gratuity)

 

Call to make your reservations (401.273.9760)

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Al Forno Chef and Owner, Johanne Killeen has spent many years visiting wineries in France and Italy. Her explorations have yielded many discoveries that have found their way to the Al Forno wine list. In Provence, Johanne became aquatinted with Alexis Rousset-Rouard and his wonderful Domaine de la Citadelle winery.

 

Over the years Johanne has developed a close relationship with Alexis and his family and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to invite Alexis to Al Forno to share his craft in Rhode Island. Johanne and Alexis, along with Chef David Reynoso and Bar Manager Kyle Kelly, have assembled a perfectly curated ProvenÁal meal paired with wines from Domaine de la Citadelle.

 

We invite you to join us to for an evening of food and wine to discover the distinctive culture of Luberon and celebrate the remarkable ethos manifested by the Rousset-Rouard family and their wine.   

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