Last night w checked in at Battuto Italian Kitchen, the fantastic Gene and Julie restaurant located up in the ‘burbs on Preston Road. The occasion was one of several marvelous evenings with a guest chef at the kitchen helm. Last night was first in the series, featuring chef Scott Romano who is now exec chef at the Frisco Gun Club. You may recall Romano’s stint at Charlie Palmers located at the Joule in Dallas. This evening was definitely a throwback to those days. Continue reading →
Throughout April, Battuto Italian Kitchen will be celebrating its one year anniversary with a series of guest chef dinners featuring some of Dallas’s most notable chefs, including Scott Romano, Andre Natera, Kent Rathbun and Richard Chamberlain. Scott Romano (Frisco Gun Club) is kicking things off on April 1st with three special courses.
Diners can opt for a three-course dinner or pick and choose ala carte dishes along with items from Battuto’s regular menu. Cost of the various chef dinners will vary. Continue reading →
On the new executive gig Romano said, “This feels like the right fit for me. It’s all about balance. I look forward to impressing our VIP members daily in an intimate dining atmosphere and still being in contact with everyone else in a sophisticated casual cafe… as a chef and a hunter, it’s like a dream job.”
Today craveDFW secured a sneak preview of the menu Romano has been working on along with a few tasty photos.
Last evening we attended the Copper River Salmon and Alaskan Brewing Company dinner held at Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen in Preston Center. Although the restaurant was filled to capacity, chef Kent Rathbun and crew found a way to squeeze in another 60 diners to sample some of this season’s best salmon. To top this night Rathbun invited a few friends in Scott Romano (corporate chef at Nick and Sam’s) and Matt McCallister (chef-owner of FT33). Continue reading →
It is time once again for the annual Iron Fork event presented by the Dallas Observer and hosted by chef Kent Rathbun. The event will feature many area restaurants and offers libations including beer, wine and a special cocktail.
The event is highlighted by a special chef grudge match as Rathbun presents a basket including secret ingredients and judged by a panel of local food experts (including our editor Steven Doyle). TJ Lengnick from Whiskey Cake will go up against reigning champion Scott Romano as he defends his title he won with his special Scotch Egg last year that had the panel swooning. Continue reading →