experience our one-of-a-kind culinary events

CUCINA enoteca hosts culinary events such as our renowned Beast Feast, wine lunches, pasta-making classes, holiday events, and so much more. We hope you’ll join us at one of our upcoming events.

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Past Events

father’s day at CUCINA

Sunday, June 19, 2022

father’s day at CUCINA

DAD ROCKS - cheers to our main man! bourbon flights + dinner specials , best dad ever approved
bone marrow + beef tartare 19. + garlic vinaigrette + watercress + toast griddle burger + roasted garlic herb aioli 23. + shave red onions + fry honey mustard pickle + cheddar filet saltimbocca + roasted asparagus 39. + potato gratin + herb vinaigrette irvine + newport beach pork chop + roasted squash blossom 34. + smash peas + fresh polenta + cherry vinaigrette del mar bourbon flight for dad / 18. basil hayden | eagle rare 10 year | garrison brothers small batch
 

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Sunday, May 8, 2022

mother’s day at CUCINA

delicious ways to celebrate mom, spend mother's day at CUCINA
Early Morning
CRAFT CAFÉ at Mingei 8:30 am - 5pm
Three Course Prix Fixe Brunch
$59/ Adult  $22/ Children 12 and under.
CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach 10am - 2pm
CUCINA urbana 10am - 2 pm
Lunch 
CUCINA enoteca Irvine 11- 3 pm
Early Dinner + All Day Celebrations
CUCINA enoteca Del Mar 2 - 7:30 pm
cucina SORELLA 2 - 7:30  pm
Dinner
CUCINA enoteca Irvine 4-8 pm
CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach 4-8 pm
CUCINA urbana 4-7:30 pm

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

ARTIFACT at Mingei

Festa Della Donna 2022

March 8- March 12, 2022

Festa Della Donna 2022

Celebrate International Women's Day all week at CUCINA Chef Tim Kolanko invites his favorite female chefs and female Italian Wine makers to craft the perfect CUCINA pizza. CHEFS + THEIR PIZZAS

Shachi Mehra, ADYA at CUCINA enoteca Irvine

'The Shachi Pizza'

spice girl sauce tomato chutney + lamb keema + stracciatella

red onion + parmesan + mint chutney

Kelli Crosson, The Lodge at Torrey Pines at CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

'THE CROSSON PIZZA'

grilled radicchio + garlic puree + parmesan + st. andre + kumquat + arugula

Kat Humphus, CH - Projects at CUCINA urbana

'THE CATARINA PIZZA'

garlicky spinach + cherry tomato confit + oregano + mozzarella + ricotta + lemon + sesame crust

Carmine Lopez, Wolf in the Woods at cucina SORELLA

'JAMON SERRANO PIZZA'

manchego + bechamel sauce + rapini + garlic

Carolyn Sutherland + Gina Hong at CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

'CAROLYN PIZZA' meyer lemon + house mozzarella + red onion poppy seed jam + red frill

'GINA PIZZA' Spinach + white cheddar + creme fraiche + tomato + roasted artichoke

 

COLLABORATION PIZZAS AVAILABLE FOR DINNER TUESDAY, MARCH 8 - MARCH 12, 2022

CUCINA SORELLA PIZZA KICKS OFF WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

  FEMALE VINTNERS:

Cathy Corison, Corison Wines, Napa Valley, CA

Cistercian Nuns, Monastero Suore Cistercensi, Laila, IT

Giovanna Bagnasco, Agricola Brandini Piemonte,IT

Marisa Cuomo, Marisa Cuomo Winery, Ravello, IT

Elisabetta Foradori, Foradori Winery, Trentino Alto-Adige,IT

Serena Palazzolo, Ronco del Gnemiz, Friuli, IT

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Valentine’s Weekend – Truffle Menu

February 11- February 14th

Valentine’s Weekend – Truffle Menu

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach + CUCINA urbana will only be serving prix fixe menu on Monday, Feb 14th.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Holiday Wine Packs

Friday, December 24, 2021

Holiday Wine Packs

Cheers to the Holidays and be the hit of every Holiday Party- with two great wine packs fromUrban Kitchen Group Beverage Director, Kara LoVecchio for $195 of three rare fancy reds or a crowd please mixed bottles of bubbles, whites, and reds.
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San Diego I bankers hill + kensington + del mar Fancy Pants Reds Krupp 2019 ‘The Wheelman’ Napa Valley, CA Gaja 2018 ‘Promis’ Toscana, IT Merry Edwards 2018 ‘Coopersmith’ Russian River Valley, CA Crowd Pleasers 1. Schramsberg 2019 ‘Blanc des Blancs’ Napa Valley, CA 2. Cantina Della Volta 2015 Lambrusco Rosé Emilia Romagna, IT 3. Hartford Court 2019 Chardonnay Russian River Valley, CA 4. Tenuta di Arcaneo 2017 ‘Il Fauno di Arcanum’ Toscana, IT 5. Brewer Clifton 2018 Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills, CA 6. Pax 2019 Syrah North Coast, CA
---- Orange County I newport beach + irvine Fancy Pants Reds Grgich Hills 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, CA Gaja 2018 ‘Promis’ Toscana, IT George 2018 ‘Ceremonial’ Pinot Noir Russian River Valley, CA
Crowd Pleasers 1. Schramsberg 2019 ‘Blanc des Blancs’ Napa Valley, CA 2. Ciro Picariello NV ‘Brut del Contadino’ Campania, IT 3. Hartford Court 2019 Chardonnay Russian River Valley, CA 4. Tenuta di Arcaneo 2017 ‘Il Fauno di Arcanum’ Toscana, IT 5. Merry Edwards 2018 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast, CA 6. Grounded Wine Co. 2019 Public Radio Paso Robles, CA

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

Feast of the 7 Fishes

December 18 - 24

Feast of the 7 Fishes

A CUCINA spin on an Italian Tradition, Feast of the Seven Fishes december 18-24th -- Over 7 days, enjoy a seafood antipasti of 7 fishes created by Executive Chef Tim Kolanko and Regional Chef de Cuisine, Cesar Sarmiento antipasti platter for 2 for $42 smoked salmon deviled egg + N’duja baked mussel + calamari scapece + bacalao fritto + octopus salad + tonnato rillette + bocarone olive skewer  

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Thanksgiving Family Packs to Go

Friday, November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving Family Packs to Go

From our kitchen, to your table – enjoy CUCINA at home. Thanksgiving feasts + a la carte mains + sides + desserts + and holiday wine packs available. Pre Order by Friday, November 19, 2021 Pick Up by Wednesday, November 24 2-5 pm from your selected CUCINA restaurant.
OPTION 1 $275 / serves 6 prime rib + horseradish crema mascarpone + caramelized onion + basil mashed potato green bean + seared radicchio + golden raisin + pecorino chestnut + apple + sage stuffing spinach + frisee + fuyu persimmon + hazelnut + melted leek + goat cheese + sherry honey vinaigrette OPTION 2 $195 / serves 6 Cider honey glazed Mary’s turkey breast with braised leg mascarpone + caramelized onion + basil mashed potato green bean + seared radicchio + golden raisin + pecorino ciabatta + chestnut + apple + stuffing spinach + frisee + fuyu persimmon + hazelnut + melted leek + goat cheese + sherry honey vinaigrette cranberry orange mostarda OPTION 4 $125 / serves 6 baked rigatoni + pumpkin + swiss chard + leek + fresh mozzarella + brown butter breadcrumb maple glazed squash + pepita + tart cherry gremolata green bean + seared radicchio + golden raisin + pecorino spinach + frisee + fuyu persimmon + hazelnut + melted leek + goat cheese + sherry honey vinaigrette ADD ONS: prime rib + horseradish crema 4lb $140 baked rigatoni + pumpkin + swiss chard + leek + fresh mozzarella + sage breadcrumb $65 caramelized onion + basil + mascarpone mashed potato (1qt) $28 maple glazed squash + pepita + tart cherry gremolata $32 green bean + seared radicchio + golden raisin + pecorino $28 chestnut + apple + sage ciabatta stuffing $28 spinach + frisee + fuyu persimmon + hazelnut + melted leek + goat cheese + sherry honey vinaigrette $28 cranberry orange mostarda (1 pint) $12 Chocolate panna cotta (serves 4) $24 Pumpkin tiramisu (serves 4) $30
 

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

Valentines Day at CUCINA

Friday, February 14, 2020

Valentines Day at CUCINA

Love the one (or the wine!) you’re with ❤️🍷 Enjoy a four course menu expertly crafted by our Executive Chef Tim Kolanko + Executive Sous Chef Frankie Beccera at CUCINA urbana and chef's specials + regular menu at all CUCINA locations.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach

San Diego Restaurant Week at CUCINA

Sunday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 26, 2019

San Diego Restaurant Week at CUCINA

Let the countdown begin! Nothing brings people together like good food, join CUCINA urbana + sorella + enoteca Del Mar and San Diego's best restaurants for a delicious meal + warm memories January 19 - 26, 2020.

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

New Years Eve 2020 at CUCINA

December 31, 2019

New Years Eve 2020 at CUCINA

Ring in the new year with peace, love and laughter at CUCINA!

This event took place at the following restaurants:

CUCINA urbana

cucina SORELLA

CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

CUCINA enoteca Irvine

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach