July 19, 2019

Franco’s in the heart of London’s Mayfair is considered to be one of the capital’s oldest and authentic Italian restaurants. Established in 1945, Franco’s has been a firm favourite with Jermyn Street residents, visitors and those seeking genuine Italian cuisine. On Wednesday 24th July 2019, Franco’s will be hosting a special dinner, focusing on the central regions of Italy. Eating has become so ingrained in the country’s delicious culture and history that it’s almost impossible to think of Italy without thinking about some of its gastronomic delights and the Central Regional Dinner at Franco’s will showcase the dishes of this region, which encompasses Tuscany, Marche, Lazio, Abruzzo and Umbria.

Italian’s are passionate about the quality of food they eat, the ingredients they use, and this is reflected in Italy’s 20 regions, each one with their own dishes, distinct characteristics and culture. The superior culinary experience will include a fabulous six-course dinner served with premium Italian wines, all inspired by the central region’s traditional recipes. Diners can begin the Central Regional Dinner with a glass of Franciacorta Montenisa Brut Rose’, Antinori NV and then delight their palate with dishes including:

Broad bean salad with pecorino romano

Malvasia ‘Roma’, Castello di Torre in Pietra 2016 Bio LAZIO

Lobster and pea gnudi

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore, Umani Ronchi 2017 MARCHE

Spaghetti alla norcina

Morellino di Scansano, Fattoria ‘Le Pupille’, 2017 TUSCANY

Cacciucco soup with Tuscan bread

Toscana Bianco ‘Droppello’, Fertuna 2017 TUSCANY

Saltimbocca with aubergine mille foille

‘Rosso Conero’, Vigneto San Lorenzo, Umani Ronchi 2016 MARCHE

Zuccotto with amaretto sauce

Vin Santo DOC, Barbi 2011 – TUSCANY (50ml)

Franco’s invites guests to take their taste buds on a tour of the central regions of Italy and experience the authentic tastes and dishes from this area.

The Central Region Dinner will be available on Wednesday 24th of July 2019 from 06.30 pm onwards. This menu will be charged at £80 with the optional wine flight at £40.

Wine will be in 100ml servings unless otherwise stated.

Prices are inclusive of VAT, exclusive of 12.5% service charge.

A:  61 Jermyn St, St. James’s, London SW1Y 6LX
T: 020 7499 2211
W: Francos London

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