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Mon, May 25


Live from Echo Park, CA

Risotto alla Milanese with Chef Francesco Lucatorto

Saffron-scented risotto alla milanese is one of the most traditional, luxurious —and simplest—of risottos. Join Chef Francesco Lucatorto as he shows us how to make this incredible dish!

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Risotto alla Milanese with Chef Francesco Lucatorto
Risotto alla Milanese with Chef Francesco Lucatorto


May 25, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

Live from Echo Park, CA


Join us for our Monday residency with Chef Francesco Lucatorto and learn how to make a proper risotto alla milanese! 

Here are the ingredients: 

Ingredients needed

  • Carnaroli rice or Arborio rice or Vialone nano (350g / one and a half cups)
  • A leaf of Bay leaf (optional)
  • Saffron 1 tbs 
  • Unsalted Butter 120 gr (4 oz)
  • Grana Padano DOP  80 g
  • One White onion
  • A cup of Dry White wine 
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable or chicken stock  1.5 lt (6 cups)


  • One stock pot
  • 1 large shallow pot or a pot will do 
  • 1 wooden spoon 
  • 1 large ladle 
  • 1 tasting spoon 
  • Knife 
  • Cutting board

About Chef Francesco Lucatorto:  

Francesco Lucatorto was born in Genova, the world capital of focaccia, growing up in Chiavari with his family, was surrounded by the flavors and perfumes of the ligurian coast. After having studied Culinary Arts in Italy. At age 19 moved to London, England at “L’Anima”, a well renowned italian restaurant, He continued his education in Italy, attending ALMA (culinary arts academy) graduated among the best student of the year, right after he had the opportunity to land at Providence restaurant, under Chef Micheal Cimarusti, rewarded with 2 michelin stars in 2009. He soon began exploring the panorama of the LA food scene, working for “Terroni”, “Officine Brera”, “Otium restaurant”, followed by the opening of Sixth+Mill Pizzeria and recently landed at the Osteria Angelini working as a sous chef. His passion for food in general lately brought him to discover the beauty of baking, kneading and proofing dough, linked with his strong Ligurian roots, gave life of almost an obsession about focaccia.

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  • Cooking Class

    You will receive a Zoom link as soon as you book the class via email. This ticket does not include the ingredients kit. After the class is completed, you will receive a link to the recording of the class. Ticket cost breakdown: $10 benefit the chef leading the class $2.50 Impastiamo Fee (website management, marketing, etc)

    +$0.31 service fee
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  • Ingredients Kit (for 2 people)

    This ticket will include a kit of ingredients needed to execute your Risotto alla Milanese recipe for two people. Please note: the kit does not include olive oil, salt, and butter. Ingredients available for pick up in Santa Monica, CA, or available for delivery in Los Angeles for an additional $10.00 delivery fee.

    +$0.50 service fee
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  • Class Recording

    This ticket is ideal if you think you won't be able to make the actual class but you would still love to learn how to make this recipe! We will send you a link to the recorded class within 24 hours since when the class is completed. The class will be available to you for one week.

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