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Chef Q & A: Alberto Varretto

Sale ‘e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto’s delectable appetizer selection, grilled scallops, includes
dry-pack jumbo sea scallops with fresh diced tomato and basil with arugula saffron sauce and edible orchid accent.

Photo by JENINE C. OUILLETTE, Special to the Eagle

Sale ‘e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto’s delectable appetizer selection, grilled scallops, includes
dry-pack jumbo sea scallops with fresh diced tomato and basil with arugula saffron sauce and edible orchid accent.

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  • Sale e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto in the restaurant’s decorative carved marble alcove windows with his fabulous homemade dessert — Lemon and Raspberry Cake — including lemon butter cake with fresh raspberries, covered with fresh whipped cream and garnished with fresh raspberry and chocolate stick.
  • Sale ‘e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto’s delectable appetizer selection, grilled scallops, includes
dry-pack jumbo sea scallops with fresh diced tomato and basil with arugula saffron sauce and edible orchid accent.
  • Chef Varretto’s signature fresh stuffed pasta course, homemade veal tortelloni, includes fresh egg pasta tortelloni filled with minced veal stuffing with veal and fresh thyme jus and topped with shaved Parmesan cheese.
  • Chef Varretto’s delicious meat menu entrée, beef tagliata, includes special New York strip steak grilled rare and sliced, served with mushroom and Marsala wine sauce and grilled garlic bulb garnish.
  • Sale e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto’s decadent dessert menu features a lemon and raspberry cake that includes lemon butter cake with fresh raspberries, covered with fresh whipped cream and garnished with fresh raspberry and chocolate stick.
  • Sale e Pepe Executive Chef Alberto Varretto demonstrates how he makes fresh golden hued linguini pasta for the restaurant every day in his professional La Monferrina pasta machine, just one of Chef Varretto’s personal collection of essential cooking utensils he brought here from Italy.

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