‘Dinner with Chefs & Celebs’ at PY Steakhouse with ex-NFLer John Fina

Last modified on February 9th, 2018 at 11:28 am

Jumbo diver scallops at PY Steakhouse (Credit: Jackie Tran)

22feb6:30 pm9:30 pmDinner with Chefs & Celebswith former NFL player John Fina6:30 pm - 9:30 pm AZ PY Steakhouse

The “Dinner with Chefs” series is back for 2018, but this year local celebrities are joining in on the action.

For the new year, chef Ryan Clark is continuing his monthly dinner series “Dinner with Chefs & Celebs” at PY Steakhouse, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22.

This month, chef Roderick Le Desma and the rest of the PY Steakhouse culinary team, are joined by UA graduate John Fina, who was also an offensive tackle in the NFL and played in two Super Bowls.

Tickets are $65 per person, and reservations can be made by calling (520) 324-9350.

The co-chefs will work to create a multi-course dinner with paired wines and a specialty cocktail, and the menus will always feature Arizona prime beef and Arizona-grown products from over 30 of Casino Del Sol’s local partnerships.

February ‘Dinner with Chefs’ Menu with John Fina

  • CitrusFINA – Stoli Elite vodka, tangerine, minced jalapeno, basil, and soda
First Course
  • Foie and Scallop – buttered brioche, potato, mango chutney, and raspberry gastrique
  • Paired with Zind Humbrecht Gewurztraminer 2014
Second Course
  • Fermented Mushroom Agnolotti – toasted hazelnut and ricotta, wild mushrooms, mushroom brodo, and fennel pollen
  • Paired with A to Z Wine Works Pinot Noir 2014
Third Course
  • Wagyu Short Rib – red wine brined and braised, Hayden Mills polenta, Fina’s wicked greens, and confit-shallot-butter
  • Paired with Black Stallion Cabernet 2014
  • Mignardises – bite-size desserts

Guest Chefs & Local Celebs Lineup

PY Steakhouse is located at the Casino Del Sol Resort at 5655 W. Valencia Rd. To make a reservation, call (520) 324-9350. For more information, visit casinodelsol.com.

Matt Sterner is a journalist, novelist, loves films, and would like to think he's a filmmaker. When he's eating, he likes to talk with his mouth full and write about it.
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