California’s famous Napa Valley is home to some of the finest vineyards and wineries in the world and has been influential in shaping today’s thriving Italian-American culinary scene. Chef Massimo Capra and Executive Chef John Casciato will be taking guests on a culinary journey through the legendary Napa Valley by offering up trendy west coast-inspired dishes accompanied by some of the very best wines from Robert Mondavi Winery. It will be a truly spectacular evening featuring fresh seasonal dishes, expertly-selected wine pairings, and a magnificent view of the thundering Niagara Falls.
As one of the most acclaimed chefs in Canada, Massimo Capra is beloved and respected for his culinary devotion, outgoing personality, and zest for life. Most recognizable as a host of “Restaurant Makeover” and spokesperson for several national brands, Massimo guides the Rainbow Room’s contemporary Italian menu with flair and passion.
Niagara-born Chef John Casciato creates an unparalleled fine-dining experience as Executive Chef of the Rainbow Room by Massimo Capra and the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls. With his strong insight into seasonal ingredients and extensive knowledge of Italian-style cuisine, John continues to make invaluable contributions to Niagara’s ever-growing culinary scene.