Hamilton Princess To Host Portuguese Dinner

March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is hosting a Portuguese dinner on Thursday 21st of March, as part of plans to celebrate Portuguese culture throughout 2019, leading up to the public holiday in November commemorating the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first immigrants from Madeira.

“The event will be overseen by the hotel’s Executive Chef, Ricardo Cera, who is Portuguese, and Sommelier, Alexandra Taflan, who will carefully pair wines with each course for the perfectly authentic experience. Guests will include prominent members of the Portuguese community, including Amaral Farms, whose produce will be used for the dinner,” a spokesperson said.

“Menu items will include Cozido a Portuguesa, a stew of beef short rib, pork belly, Portuguese sausage, cabbage, turnips, carrots, and Caldeira a Fragateira, a seafood stew featuring sea bass, rock fish, monkfish, mussels, shrimps, toasted Portuguese rolls. For desserts, diners will enjoy classics such as Tarte de Nata, the traditional custard tart.”

Portuguese dinner Bermuda March 20 2019

Ricardo Cera, Executive Chef at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, said: “I’m excited to be sharing some of my favourite Portuguese food with our guests: this is the food that I grew up with. This is a fantastic way for locals and visitors to celebrate Portugal’s influence in Bermuda by enjoying classic Portuguese food made with locally grown and caught ingredients.”

Alexandra Taflan, Sommelier at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, said: “While it’s most commonly known for its fortified wine, Port, Portugal is a wonderful region for all kinds of wine. Guests will be treated to a range of delicious and drinkable wines throughout the meal before ending with the classic digestif.”

Tickets for the dinner are $85 plus gratuities or $125 plus gratuities to include the wine pairing. Tickets can be purchased from www.PTIX.bm.

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