Rustic Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist,
featuring house made pastas & locally sourced seafood & meats cooked over a live fire.
Well-situated in Berkeley’s lively Elmwood district, Donato & Co. offers rustic Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist.
Chef Donato Scotti has partnered with longtime friend Chef Gianluca Guglielmi to bring his fourth restaurant concept to the Bay Area.
Anchored by a warm and sophisticated setting with a natural and authentic Italian vibe, the dynamic menu reflects the chefs’ culinary philosophies of using fresh, simple ingredients in inventive ways, drawing upon each region of Italy with a sensibility only natives can express.
SAVE THE DATE
Jacopo di Battista and Mamma Laura from Querceto di Castellina in Chianti
Tuesday, Feb. 27th
6:30 p.m. Stuzzichini (appetizers) at the bar
7 p.m. Sit-down dinner with the winemaker
COST: $85 including wine pairing
Join Jacopo di Battista, winemaker at the family-run Querceto di Castellina Winery in Tuscany, for a special winemaker dinner.
Owned by Laura di Battista, Querceto di Castellina produces fine organic wines in the Tuscan tradition on the winery's 200-acre vineyard and inn in Italy's beautiful Chianti region.
In addition to hearing from the winemaker, “Mamma Laura" will cook a multi-course rustic Tuscan meal that pairs perfectly with her son's wines.
Limited seating is available at the winemaker table. Reservations are mandatory.
For reservation call (510) 838-1131 and ask for "Dinner with Mamma Laura".
A prix fixe dinner menu will be available in addition to the regular menu to restaurant diners from 6:30 p.m. until close.