Understanding Chef Charlie Trotter

November 29, 2013

Charlie Trotter has inspired chefs, students, home cooks, foodies, etc around the world.  I remember when his first series of cookbooks were released.  I was a

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The Robb Report Culinary Masters Competition

January 2, 2013

The Menu Hors d‘oeuvres Caviar in a Cloud Truffled Mortadella Panino Gnocchette “Black and Blue”, Gorganzola Cream Sushi Push Pops Banana and Butternut Squash

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The Taste of Tremont, July 15, featuring The Taste of Dante

July 5, 2012

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Hitachino Beer Tasting Menu May 3 – May 10

April 18, 2012

Food $75,   Beer $25 Per Person Menu available from May 3rd thru May 10th Santen Mori (combination of 3) ……………………………..Lacto

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Dogfish Head Beer Dinner, February 1st

January 10, 2012

] * * * * * * Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Dinner Wednesday February 1st $75 House Cured & Smoked Salmon pumpernickel crumbs, beet coulis My Antonia, Imperial

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New Years Eve at DANTE Restaurant

November 30, 2011

ala Carte Menu available or 5  Courses Menu $75 with wine $120 7  Course Menu $100 with wine $145 Open Strudel of Wild Mushrooms and Machenzie Goat Cheese Mirabelle,

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Italian Cooking Class @ DANTE Restaurant, Saturday November 19th

November 14, 2011

COOKING CLASS ON VENETO with Chef Dante 10:30am – 12:30pm The class features 3 dishes, wine and cheese from the region. The class is $35 per person. To reserve

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Ohio Wine Dinner June 21st.

June 15, 2011

Celebrate Summer Solstice with a 5 course Vegetarian Menu Featuring LAURELLO WINES  from the Grand River Valley Tuesday June 21st.  7 pm   $69 RICOTTA TARTLET

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Best New Restaurant

February 16, 2011

DANTE restaurant has been nominated for Best New Restaurant of 2010 by METROMIX CLEVELAND cast your vote and show support at http://cleveland.metromix.com/best-of-awards

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Valentines Day Menu available Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

February 8, 2011

February is the Month for Lovers We will be serving as special Valentine’s Day Tasting Menu in addition to our regular menu all weekend long. The menu will

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The James BeardHouse Dinner Menu

February 1, 2011

Dueling Dantes Tue,02.01.2011 07:00 pm Hors d’Oeuvre “Caviar in a Cloud” Truffled Mortadella Panini Vitello Tonnato with Cauliflower Giardiniera Crispy

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New DANTE T-Shirts now Available!!

January 4, 2011

Bring in the new year with style. The New T-Shirts are brought to you by a collaboration of design and production with stove monkeys. All shirts can be purchased

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Happy New Year

December 29, 2010

New Years Eve Menu $70 with wine pairings $110 “Shot” of Lobster Cappuccino, Vanilla oil Crab Parfait, avocado mousse, blood orange vinaigrette, arugula

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Let Us Give Thanks

November 23, 2010

The Day before Thanksgiving DANTE  restaurant will feature Late Night Happy Hour from 10:30 until close. -Let Us give Thanks. Thanksgiving day we will be closed

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Naked Sushi by Ginko Restaurant

October 22, 2010

Mark your Calendars.  November 16th. Crisp Catering brings you YUM! Naked Sushi 7pm-11pm (Naked body unleashed at 9) at the Mercury Lounge  1392 W 6th St. The

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The Best Of Both Worlds

October 21, 2010

Just like Van Halen check out Scene Magazine and Cleveland Magazine http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/best-culinary-scene-stealer/BestOf?oid=2142048&keywords=

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The Hen of the Woods, AKA The Massive Maitake

October 7, 2010

Pound for Pound these are the best mushrooms around! All month we will be featuring delectable dishes using maitake mushrooms. This Friday and Saturday I will be

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R.E.A.P. the Benefit for The Refugee Response.

September 30, 2010

The Refugee Empowerment Agricultural Program or R.E.A.P., operates at the Ohio City Farm www.ohiocityfarm.com which has gained extraordinary media coverage since

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A New York State of Mind

September 22, 2010

I finally took a day off and went to N.Y for 2 Days. I t was cool to hang out and cook with old friends. The Event I participated in was for Star Chefs.Com at the

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Who are you Calling Chicken?

September 16, 2010

Chicken Mushrooms  and Maitake are now available for your dining pleasure. This is serious shrooming.  Look at the size of these things. We will be featuring for

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Foie Gras for Dessert?

August 18, 2010

Honey Roasted Foie Gras and Figs, Streusel, and Bitter Chocolate Sorbet They Loved it!! This is just one example of some of the benefits of sitting at the chefs

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Staying “currant” with the Season

July 28, 2010

Its Chanterelle Season in Ohio,  We will be Featuring Various Daily Specials with Chanterelle Mushrooms. Other Seasonal Surprises Beef Carpacio with Black Currants

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We Should Do This Every Sunday

July 22, 2010

Welcome to the Taste of DANTE,   I mean the Taste of Tremont Center Stage Up close Chicken and Ribs House Security…. Hey who is on that shirt?

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Taste of Tremont 7/18/2010

July 16, 2010

This  Sunday from 12:00 – 8:00.  Everyone is cooking something.    There will be a lot of great food and great fun. Dante restaurant will be  featuring:

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Sushi push ups, popping up all over.

July 14, 2010

Spicy Tuna push ups for the Slow Foods Event at the Greenhouse Tavern for the Bastille Day Celebration.  They are very French.  Tre bien. This one, I ate instead.

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Bourbon Street

June 14, 2010

This stuff was flowing all night at the Chef’s Jam event at the Rock Hall. The highlight of the evening for myself was winning the Makers Mark Chef Challenge.

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Chef Jam

June 7, 2010

Tuesday 6/8/10 @  10 am on Good Company Channel 3. I will be making up some L.S.D.   ( Lemon Scented Doughnuts). A sneak preview and taste of this Sundays event

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Guitar Picks?

May 6, 2010

So why the guitar picks? 1. I try to play the guitar.  Mostly blues, or Zeppelin.                                          (not really a whole

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Happy Hour Has Begun……Finally

April 26, 2010

Sushi Happy Hour 4:30 – 6:30 Monday Thru Friday .:Rolls:.     $4 Creamy Spicy Tuna or Avocado, Asparagus, and Shiso or Salmon Negi .:Togarashi French Fries:.    

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March 26, 2010

For the Spring Art Series @ DANTE Restaurant We will be featuring photography by Dan Morgan. Opening Reception Sunday March 28th, 6 -8 pm. $35 includes private reception

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There is Hope for Vegetarians

March 15, 2010

This week at the chefs table we did 14 course vegetarian tasting menu. Imagine that, a great meal without pork. Here are some of the dishes that they enjoyed. Marinated

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The 21 Club

March 2, 2010

Pictured is the first table to conquer 21 courses with 21 wine pairings. Their menu went as follows: After 6 long hours of dining,  it was time to call it quits. 

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The Making of a Professional Kitchen

February 17, 2010

The food, pots, pans, purveyors, hungry ambitious cooks, long hours, organization, timing, details, yelling, waiters, food runners, confit, braised, fresh hearts

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I Heard You Missed Us, We’re Back!!

February 3, 2010

In case you didn’t hear. The title of this post is a lyric of a hit  song from the 80’s Name the song, Artist, and album to receive a free $10 Dante

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Make Love Not War

February 2, 2010

After my last post, lets Make Love and not War. Valentines  weekend is coming up. We will be featuring a special    “Love Birds” menu Friday, Saturday,

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The Power of the Blog

January 23, 2010

Now its my turn to “guitar” pick on people. This has been a great opening week.  The opening party was out of control over 600 people showed up some

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A Great Party

January 16, 2010

Sorry, I haven’t posted in a awhile.   I’ve been busy opening a restaurant. This past saturday we had our kick off party.  I invited everyone and everyone

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Dessert Menu is Served

December 21, 2009

Make sure to save room for the desserts as well. dante_dessert_menu1 Another sneak preview to get the mouth going.

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Almost Time to Eat

December 21, 2009

Its almost time to cook.   Here is a sneak preview of the new menu. All we need now is  a little gas to fire up the stoves. Stay tuned for further updates. Dante

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A Kitchen is Born

December 14, 2009

Welcome to my new kitchen!!.  It is almost finished.  Very Very close.  Almost time to start cooking.  Also new to the DANTE world is this blog.  Its kind of

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welcome to the NEW DANTE

December 7, 2009

Welcome to Restaurant DANTE in Tremont, Ohio.

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