#VQAatHome Live Chef Sessions – Episode 2: Executive Chef Michael Pataran



June 17, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


VQA Wines of Ontario is excited to invite wine fans and food lovers to participate in our new series of #VQAatHome Live Chef Sessions! These complimentary virtual sessions will feature top chefs from around the world, who will school participants on the tips and tricks of the trade. Don’t miss these fun and informative live cooking sessions featuring signature seasonal dishes – all paired with local VQA wines.

The second session is June 17th at 6:00pm EDT hosted by Executive Chef Michael Pataran!
Ontario Chef Pataran is virtually inviting wine and food enthusiasts to the kitchen at Capofaro Locanda & Malvasia Resort in Italy, where he will take us through a series of recipes – Italian with an Ontario twist – all perfect options to celebrate Ontario Wine Week!
Each course will be paired perfectly with a local Ontario VQA wine style.

Episode 2 Menu
Zuppa di Cozze e Vongole | | mussel and clam soup with garlic, white wine, parsley, lemon, saffron and toasted focaccia crostini with caper aïoli

Eggplant Pangrattato | pan-roasted eggplant with pangrattato and Aeolian tomato – caper sauce

Spaghetti ‘Moonlight’ Carbonara | with guanciale, egg, pecorino romano and black pepper

BBQ Pork Tenderloin | with cherry, peach, walnut chutney and fried garden sage

Click here for a list of suggested VQA wines to pair with each course.

You won’t want to miss this exclusive opportunity to learn directly from the pros! Click here to register.