Vetro Restaurant & Lounge Debuts the First in a Series of Intimate Cooking Classes

The first in a series of intimate cooking classes by Vetro's Executive Chef Michael DeGeorgio

Howard Beach, NY, July 23, 2010 --( Vetro Restaurant & Lounge, the new contemporary Italian restaurant & lounge overlooking Jamaica Bay in Howard Beach, will be conducting the first in a series of intimate cooking classes on Tuesday, July 27th at 6:30 pm. Vetro’s Executive Chef Michael DeGeorgio, a Culinary Institute of America graduate and 22-year veteran of New York’s restaurant scene will prepare and discuss Summer Appetizers.

The menu will include three courses – cold appetizers (homemade mozzarella roulades, filet mignon “carpaccio” and shrimp salad “Murano”), hot appetizers (stuffed chili peppers, chicken meatballs with fresh fava beans and Chilean sea bass skewers), dessert and coffee.

The class will include a wine tasting with each course and all attendees will receive recipes booklets featuring each appetizer prepared. The cost is $45 per person, not including tax and gratuity.

To reserve a seat for this intimate cooking class please call Vetro Restaurant & Lounge at 718-843-8387.

In addition to the cooking class, Vetro also offers events each day of the week with Sunday Brunch and Grill, Cigar Mondays on the rooftop, Wine and Dine Wednesdays, The View at Vetro on Thursdays and Live Performers on Friday and Saturday.

Vetro is the brainchild of Frank Russo Jr., who since 1987 has built Russo’s On The Bay into one of the leading catering centers in the New York metropolitan region. Famed for his expertise in creating elegant once-in-a-lifetime experiences for weddings and other events, Russo wanted to bring his company’s distinctive spirit to a restaurant that would turn everyday dining into a special occasion.

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