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Annual White Truffle 5 Course Dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne

Sazoneros!! Last year, I had the opportunity to attend the most amazing dinner experience: a 5 course white truffle dinner at the Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne . In case you haven't heard the news, October actually marks the peaks of truffle season, when Alba, Italy proudly captivates the gastronomic world with its fresh crop of the rare and highly coveted White Truffle Mushrooms, also known as the “Diamonds of the Kitchen”. On Wednesday, November 19 th , Sommelier Jorge Mendoza, Executive Chef Clayton van Hooijdonk and special guest Fiorenzo Dogliani of Batasiolo SpA winery presents a five-course pairing menu of fine delicacies. Dogliani brings with him vertical vintage wines from past decades of the Crus of Barolo, sourced directly from the private library at Batasolio SpA , as well as a selection of white truffles freshly gathered from his homeland. Guests will be guided through these rare wines, each expertly matched with the earthy, woody flavors of white truffles, shaved a l