COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Real ingredients. Real risotto. Real amazing. BRIO Tuscan Grille participating locations across the country are celebrating this time-honored dish with a special "It's a Risotto Celebration" menu, available Tuesday, Jan. 9–Sunday, March 25. This limited-time selection includes four chef-inspired risotto entrées, which all feature high-quality ingredients and are made from scratch. In addition, the menu includes three original cocktails, created to complement BRIO's new risotto dishes, and a decadent dessert.
The menu's four delicious risotto entrées are:
- Sea Scallop Risotto: pan seared sea scallops, ratatouille vegetables, basil, and red peppers ($24.95)
- Salmon Risotto: grilled salmon, mushrooms, red peppers, asparagus, and basil ($22.95)
- Sweet Potato & Chicken Risotto: oven roasted chicken, pancetta, asparagus, and toasted pine nuts ($19.95)
- Shrimp Risotto & Broiled Lobster Tail: mushrooms, red peppers, asparagus, and basil ($26.95)
Perfect accompaniments to any of the featured risotto dishes, the following distinctive cocktails are also included on BRIO's "It's a Risotto Celebration" menu:
- Maple Bourbon Smash: Maker's Mark, Monin Maple, lemon juice, rosemary simple syrup, dash of bitters, orange garnish ($9)
- Grapefruit Gin Smash: Beefeater Gin, grapefruit juice, rosemary simple syrup, lime garnish ($8)
- Bulleit Rosa: Bulleit Rye whiskey, lemon juice, simple syrup, 19 Crimes Red Blend, lemon twist garnish ($8)
For dessert, BRIO's Molten Chocolate Cake with mascarpone cream and white chocolate raspberry gelato ($7.95), rounds out the menu as the perfect end-of-meal indulgence.
"With our special 'It's a Risotto Celebration' menu, we are pleased to offer our take on a much-loved Italian dish," says BRIO Culinary Director & Chef Alison Peters. "Our chefs have carefully created these made-from-scratch risotto dishes with the best ingredients and we are excited to treat our guests to this very special offer."
Tweet this: You're invited to a risotto celebration! @BrioItalian adds four delicious, made-from-scratch risotto dishes with a twist to its menu, Jan. 9-March 25. #visitBRIO
About BRIO Tuscan Grille
BRIO (meaning "lively" or "full of life") is a "polished casual" restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, "Tuscan Grille" is descriptive in the menu that features oven-roasted steaks, chops and seafood, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO's philosophy is "to eat well, is to live well;" which is why it only uses the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of the Tuscan country villa to the American city. BRIO is part of Columbus-based BRAVO|BRIO Restaurant Group (BBRG). Founded in 1992, BBRG currently operates more than 100 restaurants including BRAVO Cucina Italiana, BRIO Tuscan Grille, and BRIO Coastal Bar & Kitchen. Please visit the website for BRIO locations at www.brioitalian.com and follow the restaurant on Twitter (@brioitalian) and Facebook (facebook.com/brioitalian)
About BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc.
BRAVO | BRIO Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBRG) is a leading owner and operator of two distinct Italian restaurant brands, BRAVO Cucina Italiana and BRIO Tuscan Grille, as well as BRIO Coastal Bar & Kitchen, and Bar Del Mar. BBRG has positioned its brands as multifaceted culinary destinations that deliver the ambiance, design elements and food quality reminiscent of fine dining restaurants at a value typically offered by casual dining establishments, a combination known as the upscale affordable dining segment. Each of BBRG's brands provides its guests with a fine dining experience and value by serving affordable cuisine prepared using fresh flavorful ingredients and authentic Italian cooking methods, combined with attentive service in an attractive, lively atmosphere. BBRG strives to be the best Italian restaurant company in America and is focused on providing its guests an excellent dining experience through consistency of execution. For more information, visit www.bbrg.com.
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