Demonstration with Three-Course Dining March 14, 2010 at Sassi
Chef Peter DeRuvo active in kitchen
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Get a behind-the-scenes look at
Sassi, one of the Valley's finest dining destinations,
with a cooking demonstration and three-course meal by
Executive Chef Peter DeRuvo at 2 p.m. on March 14, 2010.
AAA Four Diamond Sassi, specializing in cuisine inspired
by the traditions of Southern Italy, is holding a
"Sundays with Chef Peter DeRuvo" cooking series
throughout the year focusing on the regional cuisine of
The interactive cooking class is from 2 to 4 p.m. and
costs $55 per person (plus tax and gratuity).
Featuring the regional cuisine of Basilicata, the March
14 event menu will include a first course of cavatelli
pasta with turnips and ricotta salata; a main course of
lamb shank with Mascarpone, polenta and local greens;
and a dessert of blood orange sorbetti.
Guests will experience three courses with a glass of
Italian wine and a welcome pour of Prosecco, along with
the opportunity to learn one-on-one from Chef DeRuvo.
Space is limited for an intimate cooking experience.
Reservations with payment are required online at
Sassi is located at 10455 E. Pinnacle Peak Parkway in
A recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, Sassi is an
exquisite dining destination in an Old World Italian
villa featuring artisan cuisine inspired by the
traditions of Southern Italy. Encompassing 20,000 square
feet in a secluded quaint village including event space
for weddings, social events and business gatherings,
Sassi is nestled at the base of Pinnacle Peak offering
majestic views of the McDowell Mountains, Sonoran desert
and Phoenix city lights.