Located one block north of the historic Santa Fe Plaza, in the heart of the chic
Destination Marcy Street district, and a local favorite since 1996. In the same year
Il Piatto was named Top 20 Best New Restaurants by Esquire Magazine, and in 2013,
voted Best Restaurant by Edible Magazine, as well as a 2013 Gayot “Top Spot -
Top Romantic Spots” . Besides the Four Stars in the Albuquerque Journal, Il Piatto has
also been featured in numerous local and national publications. Boasting an authentic
Italian farmhouse décor complete with a custom wine cave, wine bar, private banquet
facility and sidewalk patio. A leader and proud participant of Farm to Table, Il Piatto
sources its ingredients directly from local farms, dairies and ranches.
A graduate of Johnson & Wales University Culinary Arts program,Chef Matt has
worked and studied in some of the finest kitchens with some of the greatest chefs and
restaurateurs in the world. Chef Matt worked at Union Square Café with Michael
Romano, and Danny Meyer. At Commander’s Palace with Emeril Lagasse, and Miss
Ella Brennan. At Le Cirque with Daniel Boulud, and Sirio Maccione as well as other
top restaurants in the United States and Michelin Starred restaurants in France. Chef
Matt has made numerous television and teaching appearances and has served on the
Board of Directors for Santa Fe Wine and Chile, Santa Fe Restaurant Association and
the Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute.
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Il Piatto's Wine Class 101
with Sommelier Mark C. Johnson
April 1st- May 6th
All classes are $15 dollars for six wines; you will also receive a 15% on dinner afterwards.
Classes begin promptly at 5:30. and go for approximately one hour. Seating is limited so please call 505-203-5756 for reservations.
APRIL 1ST, PINOT NOIR
Come and find out what all the hoopla is about the surrounding this fickle little grape.
April 8th, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec & Merlot
The grapes of Bordeaux as they are grown all over the world.
April 15th, Syrah Versus Shiraz
Same grape, different attitude!
April 22nd, Fortified & Dessert Wines
This week we have saved the best for almost last.
April 29th, Sparkling Wines
This week, total celebration.
*May 6th, Wine Showcase
Finely we taste a dozen wines with out knowing what they are until the end so we can judge them without prejudice. The person who can guess the most wins!
** This class is $20
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