16 Jul The Feast of the Redentore
The Feast of the Redentore at the San Giorgio Café
20 july/ from 7.30pm / Terrace San Giorgio Cafè, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore
The first Feast of the Redentore (Redeemer) at the San Giorgio Café on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. Water-taxi shuttle service. Super gourmet buffet and fireworks display.
SUPER REDENTORE BUFFET – FROM 7.30 p.m.
This year for the first time, on Saturday 20 July we too will be joining the town celebrations by opening our magnificent terrace which faces onto the quay until the late evening; from here it will be possible to watch the fireworks display scheduled for 11.30 p.m.
As they await the event, our guests can enjoy a caponata (sweet-and-sour Sicilian dish with fried aubergines), arancine (rice croquettes stuffed with minced meat, tomato, and peas), marinaded anchovies, grilled octopus, lobster and caviar salads and a thousand other Mediterranean delicacies in a gourmet buffet devised specially for the occasion by the SAN GIORGIO CAFÉ with Filippo La Mantia.
The offer includes transport from Zaccaria to the island of San Giorgio (7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.) and back (12 midnight to 1 p.m.) with a shared water-taxi shuttle service.
- From 7.30 p.m.: shared water-taxi shuttle service from Zaccaria to the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore
- 8 p.m.: welcome cocktail
8.30 p.m.: Super Gourmet Buffet
variations on the arancina (rice croquette stuffed with minced meat, tomato, and peas)
caponata (sweet-and-sour Sicilian dish with fried aubergines)
salad of water melon, cucumber, feta cheese and mint
salad of grilled peaches, raw ham, DOP buffalo mozzarella cheese, mixed-leaf salad and basil
salad of rockets, pears, parmesan flakes and walnut
roast prawns, red turnip and radish mousse
grilled octopus, potatoes, saffron and curry
breaded swordfish with citrus fruits and wild fennel
sardines beccafico-style (with raisins, citrus juice and aromatic herbs)
peppered muscles with lime and ginger
salad with lobster and caviar
pasta with cherry tomatoes, Luciana-style (stewed) octopus and wild fennel
pasta with braised lamb
risotto with vanilla, bourbon, thyme and scampi crudités
Sicilian cannolo (fried pastry horn filled with sweet ricotta)
sablé shortcrust pastry, lemon curd, Italian-style meringue
peach and exotic fruit mousse
- From 12 midnight: shared water-taxi shuttle service from Island of San Giorgio Maggiore to Zaccaria
€ 160 per person
Inclusive of cocktail, water and coffee: wine not included
How to book
Payment can be made online through Evenbrite or you can book your place by paying a deposit of 80 euros per person, equal to 50% of the total cost, as a guarantee of booking. In this case, payment must be made via bank draft, specifying the purpose of the payment as “Redentore Event San Giorgio Café”
Booking cancellations are not subject to penalties if they are notified by or on 13 July. In the case of cancellation after 13 July, the deposit will be kept as a penalty for the cancellation.
Bank draft details
IBAN: IT 86 J 05034 02801 000000003708
BANCO POPOLARE AGENZIA FIRENZE DAVANZATI
C/C D’UVA S.R.L.