SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Coast Beach Cafe & Bar at the iconic Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica will host celebrated Chef, Author, Restaurateur and Host of ABC's "The Chew," Mario Batali, in the kitchen on Saturday, January 28th to prepare lunch from his new cookbook, Molto Batali.
With two seatings, at both 11:30a and 2:00p, the three-course menu is paired with wines from Batali's La Mozza and also Bastianich Winery, beginning with passed hors d'oeuvres and glasses of Flor Prosecco Rose. The menu includes: Rabe, Potato and Ricotta Ravioli - paired with Bastianich Fruiliano; Braised Chicken with Sweet Onions and Parmigiano, Spaghetti Squash with Soft Herbs and Robiola - paired with La Mozza Perazzi & Bastianich Vespa Bianco; and Orange-Scented Cannoli - paired with Flor Prosecco Rose.
Batali says, "This is a great opportunity to showcase seasonal dishes in Molto Batali, with great wines. I'm excited to be at Shutters on the Beach to help create an interactive lunch that will brings everyone together in a fun and beautiful environment." Shutters on the Beach General Manager, Gregory Day adds "As keen fans of Mario Batali's culinary style and personality, we're pleased to have him at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar for this special occasion. Coast provides a social experience, with an open kitchen and incredible setting right on the sand in Santa Monica."
Premium seating is available, with views of the open kitchen and Chef Batali for $75 per person, while standard seating tickets are available for $65 per person. For reservations, call 310.587.1707, or, reserve space via www.opentable.com/coast.
The top choice for beachfront dining in Santa Monica, Coast Beach Cafe & Bar continues to showcase talent from some of the best-known names in the culinary world, in a series that has showcased Lidia Bastianich and Joe Bastianich as well. All paired wines are available on the Coast wine list, and in addition, Batali's main course will be available for dinner at Coast Beach Cafe & Bar starting January 28, 2012.
For further information, please visit www.shuttersonthebeach.com and www.mariobatali.com.
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SOURCE Shutters on the Beach