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Honeymoon Special: A Romantic Gourmet and Private Dining Experience

Host Alessandro

$97.64 per guest

At a glance

Start time

8:00 pm or earlier

Duration

About 2 hours

Meeting point

At Host's Location near to vatican city.

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

If you are visiting Italy on honeymoon and are looking for romantic things to do in Rome, I would like to cordially invite you to a gastronomical dining experience at my place, where I will prepare a special menu for you and your loved one. It will be a romantic ambiance, away from the hustle and bustle and long queues at restaurants and other tourist traps. An intimate setting, will make for a more romantic and unique experience. It will be just a private dining experience, with me, as a professional chef and wine sommelier, at your service. You could choose to have your own romantic time with your loved one, or dine together with me and my girlfriend (a double date), and we will share with you some of our stories, and what we like about Rome as well.

ABOUT THEMENU

For the special romantic menu, you will have a 4 course meal (appetizer, first course, main course+ sides, and dessert) + wines paired. The choices are:


Appetizer: Smoked salmon rolls with cream cheese OR Bresaola rolls with cream cheese OR Selection of meats and cheeses OR Taste of chickpeas cream OR Jar with burrata, cherry tomatoes and lamb's lettuce.

First Course: Fettuccine with king prawns, tomatoes and Pecorino cheese OR Veggie Lasagna OR Risotto with Champagne, truffle and cheese OR Orecchiette with king prawns, zucchini and saffron OR Risotto with porcini mushrooms, pumpkin and cheese OR Homemade hearts with porcini mushrooms and tomatoes OR Crespelle with mushrooms and cheese OR Veggie crespelle OR Pappardelle with clams and artichokes.

Main Course: Salmon fillet in red wine sauce OR Fillet steak with green pepper sauce OR Sliced chicken with curry sauce OR Bundles of chicken with ham and cheese in white wine sauce OR Perch fillets with garam masala sauce OR Slices of beef with porcini mushrooms OR Squid and shrimps baked.

Sides: Radicchio with balsamic vinegar sauce OR Fennel salad with oranges and olives OR Salad with crab meat and almonds OR Mixed salad OR Cabbage salad with pomegranate

Dessert: Hazelnut cream Cheesecake OR Tiramisù OR Hearts of chocolate OR Cheesecake with ricotta cheese and pears.

As in all my menu, the wine is included and it is chosen and matched by me according to the menu chosen.

Upon request, I could also help you arrange any special surprises that you might like! Just tell me and we could work it out.

ABOUT THELOCATION

I live a short distance away from the Vatican City and St.Peter's, in a beautiful, quiet and cozy neighbourhood. The way to my apartment is filled with cobblestoned pathways and beautiful old houses. As it is also on a hill, you can catch a glimpse of the Roman skyline, over the Vatican City.
In the summer and when the weather is beautiful, we can have dinner in my well kept garden where you can see and smell the herbs I will use for your dishes and the lemon tree that I use for my homemade limoncello!

Contact Host

THEHOST

Alessandro

Alessandro

Hi, I'm Alessandro (Tony for my friends!). I'm a true Roman living very near the Vatican City and

WHAT OTHERPEOPLE SAY

Sam lee

Sam lee

from

What an amazing experience. Chef Tony and Elena were amazing hosts, and served up some amazing food and wine pairings. We booked on short notice as we were traveling from Florence to Rome, and he took us with 24 hour notice. Thanks so much for the amazing meal and experience!

danika

danika

from

An unforgettable experience. The food was AMAZING. We loved chatting with Alessandro and Elena. I will be recommending this to all my friends. A must when in Rome.

Dominic

Dominic

from Frankfurt

Our hosts did an excellent job and really helped to make a special evening truly unforgettable. Fantastic organization, fantastic food! Thank you so much

Kyla

Kyla

from

So much fun! Enjoyed every minute!!

Kyla

Kyla

from

We had so much fun at this dinner. It was a blast meeting Alassandro and Elena! They made us little candy bags and got flowers for our anniversary ! It was a blast and we would definitely do it again and recommend to our friends!

SOME TESTIMONIALS

Megan Dwyer and Bill Gavelis

Megan Dwyer and Bill Gavelis

from

We enjoyed a wonderful five course dinner with Alessandro at his " home restaurant" in an intimate teracce setting. Alessandro had put a lot of thought into the menu, and the dishes were perfect for a very warm August evening. Everything was fresh and light, and many of the ingredients were from his garden. Alessandro was also a gracious host shared lots of insights into local food and wine. Everything combined to make a wonderful, memorable evening.

Paula

Paula

from London

We booked a four-course dinner at Alessandro's home restaurant via BonAppetour. It was a great opportunity to experience a genuine home-cooked meal with a local host, in a non-touristy neighbourhood (albeit not far from the Vatican). From the start, communication with Alessandro was very easy - he was friendly and quick to respond. We were a group of four with very different dietary requirements and preferences, which Alessandro took into account with the menu. Our opinions of individual dishes differed, but we all agreed that the pasta and chicken were outstanding - the best dishes I'd tasted in Rome! The bruschetta made with homegrown tomatoes was also stunning. I don't drink, so Alessandro introduced me to Chinotto, which was refreshing and absolutely delicious. Alessandro was a great host. He explained how he made each dish and we had a very interesting conversation about all sorts of things! As it was summer, we sat in the (sheltered) garden and were able to go up to the roof terrace and see the homegrown herbs and vegetables he used. Afterwards he sent us an email with plenty of food-related tips and recommendations, and we visited one of the recommended food stores which was indeed amazing! I highly recommend dinner with Alessandro. There are many great restaurants in Rome, but Alessandro's kindness and hospitality, and the personalised experience, made this event truly memorable.

Alex

Alex

from

One of the best experiences I had in Rome. If looking for an authentic italian home dinner, this is a great option. Alessandro was very hospitable and shared with us his knowledge of food and his favorite dishes. Make sure to come on an empty stomach.Some of the best food I have tasted in Rome.

Jessica

Jessica

from

Dinner at Alessandro's was a truly delightful part of my short stay in Rome, and the best meal I had without question. I was on my own, and no one else booked on the same night, so I had a delicious meal made just for me. I enjoyed our conversation and learned a lot from Alessandro about the ingredients in the dishes he prepared. He is a talented chef and he and Elena are gracious hosts and I highly recommend this experience to anyone visiting Rome!

Muriel

Muriel

from Los Gatos

My husband and I had a dining experience with Alessandro during our trip to Rome that was fabulous to say the least. It came at the end of a 3 week trip to Italy mostly in Puglia and was most definitely our best meal of the entire trip. Alessandro is a talented chef as well as a sommelier. Our meal was prepared with care and incredibly fresh with all local ingredients and a great wine pairing of a regional wine. I hope to duplicate some of the dishes when I return home. The conversation was engaging and it was great getting to know Alessandro as a person as well as a chef. We left with full tummies, well satisfied and friends. We hope that our paths cross again in Italy or possibly a trip for Alessandro and his girlfriend to California. If you book a food experience with Alessandro I can tell you right now you won't be disappointed. Bon appetit as they say!

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