Saturday 18th May 2019 – Castle of Grinzane Cavour – at 6 p.m. – 287th CHAPTER OF THE TRADITION



5.30 pm      Courtyard of the Castle: display by the Flag-throwers and Musicians of Alba

Registration for accreditation in the Cafeteria

6.00 pm      Sala delle Maschere

Meeting of the Ruling Council with the Knights, Authorities and guests

Introduction by the Grand Master

6.10 pm       Journalist Roberto Fiori interviews the “authors” of the dishes on the menu:

Bartolomeo Vaudano of “Ristorante Garibaldi” in Cisterna d’Asti

Maria Francesca Lovisolo of “Ristorante Violetta” in Calamandrana

Elena Risaglia of “Trattoria Belvedere” in Serravalle Langhe

Marc Lanteri of the Grinzane Cavour Castle Restaurant

6.30 pm        Talk by journalist Davide Rampello entitled: “3 T : Tradizione, Traduzione, Tradimento”

6.50 pm         Investiture of Honorary Knights and Postulants

7.30 pm         Welcome aperitif

8.00 pm        Dinner of the 287th Chapter of Tradition in Sala Cavour



APERITIFS in the courtyard
… Surprises from Marc Lanteri’s kitchen
Langhe Nas-cetta del Comune di Novello Pasinòt DOC 2016 – Az. Agr. Le strette

Anchovies in red sauce and bay leaf / bread & breadsticks
Bartolomeo Vaudano (Ristorante Garibaldi – Cisterna d’Asti)
Dolcetto di Diano D’Alba DOCG 2017 –  Cascina Bongiovanni di Mozzone D.

Spring garden vegetables in aspic – Finanziera
Maria Francesca Lovisolo (Ristorante Violetta – Calamandrana)

Hand-pinched ravioli served in a napkin (“Cordunà”)
Marc Lanteri (Ristorante al Castello – Grinzane Cavour)
Dogliani DOCG 2017 – Poderi Einaudi

Sweet and sour rabbit with bell peppers
Elena Risaglia (Trattoria Belvedere – Serravalle Langhe)
Barolo DOCG 2014 – Poderi Gianni Gagliardo


Bunet – Elena Risaglia (Trattoria Belvedere – Serravalle Langhe)

Mostarda d’uva – Bartolomeo Vaudano (Ristorante Garibaldi – Cisterna d’Asti)

Piemonte DOC Brachetto 2017 – Az.Agr. Gatti Piero

Coffee and sweet delicacies


The wines accompanying the appetizers and dishes have been picked from among the Winners of the 44th Selection chosen by the Order’s Tasting Panel.