World’s Largest Wine Dinner Presented By Carrabba’s Italian Grill


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Hey Everyone!! Last night I had the most delicious dining experience at Carrabba’s Italian Grill. To be honest I had only been to Carrabba’s one time when I use to live in Maryland and ever since I relocated to Philadelphia I hadn’t had a chance to visit again. Well let me tell you I am so happy I had a chance to visit last night and check out there one night only Food + Wine Event.


The World’s Largest Wine Dinner presented by Carrabba’s featured 28,000 made from scratch dishes, 4,000 bottles of wine uncorked and 7,000 guest. This one night only food and wine pairing also featured a fantastic 4 course meal from appetizer to dessert .

I had the pleasure of dining at the Carrabba’s in Bensalem, PA and the ambiance and staff along made me feel like I was dining with family. I can truly say that along with the yummy entrees and savory wine I indulged in various great conversations with other patrons. We played games, we took pictures and even participated in a raffle drawing for some amazing take home baskets and gifts from wine to Carrabba’s recipe book.

This event was a great way to brush up on your wine knowledge and become just a little bit more informative  about different wine pairings. I enjoy expanding my palette and last night was a great way to experience the moment. I’m a big white wine drinker but I must admit that I enjoyed eating my dessert and washing it down with the Ravenswood Zinfadel, California.

I would hate to name my favorite two dishes because every entree was truly mind blowing and full of flavor, but if I must pick two it was definitely my first course the  Insalata Fiorucci and the second course Calabrian Cavatappi… OMG so flavorful and colorful and distinctive in taste.

Please make sure you check out this monthly one night event at your local Carrabba’s Italian Grill.  For $40 per person you can come and indulge in an amazing 4 course meal along with wine and some great company.

If you happen to live in Philadelphia I encourage you to visit the Bensalem location, Mary McGrath and her staff will treat you like family.

Check out my what I had to eat


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Mixed field greens | roasted red bell peppers | artichoke hearts | romano cheese tossed in Italian vinaigrette | grilled eggplant | topped with hazelnut-crusted goat cheese



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Wine Pairing: Chloe Pinot Grigio, Italy


Second Course


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Calabrian Cavatappi | Cavatappi pasta | Spicy Italian Peppers | crushed tomatoes | sautéed bell peppers | garlic | basil & olive oil | topped with a creamy burrata



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Wine Pairing: Pieropan Soave, Italy


Third Course


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Tuscan Grilled Sirloin | Topped w/ mushrooms | Lombardo Marsala Wine Sauce | Aspargus



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Wine Pairing: Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California


Fourth Course


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Sogno Di Cioccolata “Chocolate Dream” | Rich Fudge Brownie | Chocolate Mousse | Fresh Whipped Cream | Chocolate Sauce



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Wine Pairing: Ravenswood Zinfadel, California


Thank You to Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Ogilvy Public Relations for the invite.

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