James Beard Foundation Dinner

Chef Giovanni Rocchio of Valentino Cucina Italiana in Fort Lauderdale joined the James Beard Foundation on Friday, September 25th to prepare a special dinner at the world renowned James Beard House for more than 75 guests and members of the James Beard Foundation. Recognized as one of South Florida's top culinary artists, Chef Giovanni supports the James Beard Foundation’s mission of celebrating, nurturing, and honoring America's diverse culinary heritage. Suitably entitled Inventive Italian, the seven-course tasting menu paid homage to Chef Giovanni’s signature innovative culinary approach.

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Valentino Cucina Italiana uses only the freshest, highest quality ingredients and provides consistent, remarkable dishes to its customers. In addition to only the most delicious food items, Valentino believes in providing guests with exceptional service and respectful hospitality, all vital elements of a luxurious restaurant operation. Valentino Cucina Italiana offers a full service bar and private dining areas.