Archives: April 2016

Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 8
Reservations from 12-8pm
Serving the dinner menu with seasonal specials

Treat your mom to a very special Mother’s Day at Girasole! Soak in the country elegance, enjoy Chef Patierno’s regional Italian specialties, and treat yourself to Lydia’s pampering in the dining room. We will take reservations from noon until 8 pm and will offer the dinner menu all day with the following seasonal specials:

Burrata di Bufala
Lobster Risotto with Saffron
Shaved Fennel Salad with Mediterranean Olives
Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Apples
Pear, Arugula, and Gorgonzola Salad

Main Courses:
Seafood Ravioli
Swiss Chard Agnolotti
Pistachio Encrusted Salmon
Housemade Lasagna
Beef Barolo in a Creamy, Herbed Polenta
Veal Scallopini with Local and Wild Mushrooms

Specials are based on availability and some substitutions may be necessary. Reservations will be required and may be made between noon and 8 pm. To make a reservation, please call the restaurant at 540-253-5501.

Art of Tasting Wine Class

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Art of Tasting Wine Class
Sunday, May 15, 3-5 pm
Instructed by Max Evans, Siema Wines
Cost: $35 per person

Cooking Class with Chef Patierno

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Cooking Class with Chef Patierno
Tuesday, May 17, 6:30 pm
Classic Roman Dishes
Cost: $85 per person, including dinner and wine pairing

Patio Wine Tasting

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Patio Wine Tasting
Sunday, May 22, 3-5 pm
Hosted by Brennan Downey of Michael Downey Selections, this patio wine tasting will feature perfect Springtime hidden gems from Italy. The cost of the tasting is $35 per person, exclusive of tax. Chef Patierno’s light antipasti will be served with the following wines. Call Girasole at 540-253-5501 to make a reservation.

Scacciadiavoli Brut Rose NV
Dal Maso Chardonnay Frizzante NV
Settre Orvieto 2014
Canneta Vernaccia di San Gimignano 2014
Di Lenardo Ribolla Gialla 2014
Diomede Falanghina 2014
Dal Maso Tai Rosso 2014
Ottouve Gragnano 2015
Crivelli Ruche 2015
Mazzolino Bonarda 2014
Castello dei Rampolla Chianti Classico 2013
Orsolani Carema 2011
Santa Barbara “Maschio de Monte” 2012
Mazzolino Moscato 2014
Orsolani Sule Passito 2006