Secret Location


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Friday 4 April 2014
19:00 - 00:00
£175 p/person


CULINARY MISCHiEF by iL TOCCO FOOD is returning to the UK. This special underground event was created by Italian born Chef Gabriele Bertaccini bringing together some of his worlds most renowned Italian cooking and one unique location for guests to enjoy a totally sumptuous secret dining experience.  Gabriele launched the much-celebrated initiative last October winning rave reviews from some of London’s most established food critics.

PRiMAVERA will consist of a six course Spring Italian dinner.April’s signature CULINARY MISCHiEF LONDON organised by iL TOCCO FOOD will take place at a secret location against the backdrop of amazing London.

Gabriele stays true to his Italian roots and culture when designing the menu for Culinary Mischief. Inspired by the fresh fruits and vegetables spring has to offer, the menu will feature asparagus, artichokes, leafy greens and Italian beans. As ever with Italian cooking, the key to maximizing flavour is to use the freshest produce.  April is also a month of celebration, and during Easter lunch in Italy, lamb and eggs are always served, so guests can expect to see some of those foods on the menu also.

CULINARY MISCHiEF, taking place on April 3rd and 4th includes six individually designed courses of the finest Italian food paired by 6 wines and brings together Thirty passionate food and wine lovers to relish in the secret dining experience and indulge in traditional Italian culture with friends or people with similar interests.

The surprise location of the gastronomical dinner will be unveiled when guests who have signed up to the dinner who will be emailed a map and clues a few days before the event. However, the menu will not be revealed until the night of the event.

Chef Gabriele Bertaccini is the man behind iL TOCCO FOOD the concept who has been hosting CULINARY MISCHiEF underground roving dinners in LA, New York, Phoenix, and Italy for a number of years and most latterly in the UK last year.

Born in Florence, Italy, and inspired by his family's love for food and his native land, Gabriele Bertaccini discovered his passion for cooking as a young boy. Gabriele attended a five-year program at the prestigious Instituto Professionale Buontalenti per Servizi Alberghieri in Florence, Italy, where he graduated in regional, Italian cuisine and specialized in Tuscan cooking.

Gabriele worked for numerous regional restaurants including internationally renowned and awarded Sabatini, one of Italian’s oldest fine dining restaurants, as well as five stars hotels such as Grand Hotel Baglioni and Hotel Astoria. He currently lives between Los Angeles, California and Phoenix, Arizona, where he is the Executive Chef and Founder of iL TOCCO FOOD.

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Secret Location
, Manchester


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