february breaking the wheel event

at tesori, we practically worship authentic italian flavor. that’s why we work so hard to source only the freshest, most authentic ingredients for our modern take on italian cuisine, and why our chef spends countless hours preparing delicious, mouth-watering recipes that breathe new life into the classic flavors of italy. but there’s one time-honored tradition that showcases some of the most intense, delicious flavors italy has to offer. it only comes around once in a while, and there’s one tomorrow: that’s right, it’s time to break the wheel.

flavor like you’ve never had before

we’re talking, of course, about breaking into a new 80 lb wheel of authentic, red cow parmigiano-reggiano cheese. this behemoth of flavor was produced in italy, using the same traditional techniques and methods that have made it the “king of cheeses” for more than six centuries. it’s a fantastic opportunity to have a unique experience and celebrate the greatness of authentic italian food.

but our breaking the wheel ceremony is about more than just tradition. if you’ve never experienced it, there’s a level of complexity to freshly-broken parmigiano-reggiano that’s unparalleled anywhere else – and quite fleeting. fresh from the wheel, the cheese has a buttery texture with notes of nuttiness and sweet fruit that fade in as little as thirty minutes. if you’ve never experienced it, it’s something you won’t want to miss.

experience authentic italian food in chicago’s loop neighborhood

ready to experience it for yourself? tickets will sell fast, so get yours now. you can visit our eventbrite page to grab tickets, reach out to us at our contact page with any questions, or reserve a table for another night out using our opentable form. don’t forget to follow us on facebook to stay up to date on all our latest offerings and specials, and keep tabs on our new promotions page (under the “news” dropdown on our website) for more info on our specials. we can’t wait to hear from you, and we hope to see you back at this blog for more tips and info about delicious food and authentic flavors.

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COME CELEBRATE VALENTINE'S WEEK WITH US!

Feb 11 - Feb 18: key menu features include:

House Cured Salmon
Sunchoke & Persimmon Risotto
Chocolate-Cherry Bread Pudding

CHICAGO RESTAURANT WEEK

Jan 27 - Feb 9: We think our Restaurant Week lunch and dinner menus pair really well with unique experiences around our neighborhood.

view our restaurant week menu

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  1. Jan 27 – Feb 9

    We are so excited to be a part of this year’s Chicago Restaurant Week. While there will be plenty of options for you to consider, we think our restaurant week lunch and dinner menus pair really well with unique experiences around our neighborhood.

    view our restaurant week menu here