Welcome to 2015 BenGusto™ Dining

Benvenuti a 2015!

BenGusto™ Dining has been in business for over a year now, and we’ve had the greatest time offering private chef and waiting services to make memorable meals and parties all over the DC metropolitan area.

My staff and I here at BenGusto are proud to present you with the winter menu for 2015. After months of hard work testing new recipes and experimenting with new techniques of modern cuisine, I am pleased to say that the new dishes that will be appearing on this upcoming year’s menus will definitely be memorable ones. With a bit of luck and a lot of love, we’ll inch closer towards accomplishing our mission: to create the exceptional dining experience.

Let’s toast to 2015! I hope to see you at the table.

– Chef Ben Gaiarin

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Summer training in the vineyards.

Summer training in the vineyards.

BenGusto’s Winter Menu

Aperitivo dello Chef


Homemade Orecchiette Pasta with Broccoli Rabe, Anchovy, Bread Crumbs

Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron, Leek, and Fennel

Hand-Rolled Purple Potato Gnocchi in Leek Broth and Root Vegetables

Modern Array of Winter Vegetables (Salad of the 21st century)

Black Squid-Ink Pasta with Calamari and Clams

Caramelized Fennel, Goat Cheese, and Smoked Salmon


Roasted Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto, Radicchio

 Egg, Lightly Charred Broccolini, Prosciutto and Parmigiano

Branzino with Parsley Oil, Root Vegetables

Roasted Filet Mignon with Bright Spinach and Creamy Polenta

Haddock with Caramelized Red Onion, Ricotta Cheese


Torino Tiramisu

Afogato alla Gusto with Espresso Balsamico

Golden Berries, Golden Caramel, and White Gelato

Dark Chocolate Lava “Tortino” with Vanilla Bean Gelato

Homemade Ice Cream, Sorbet, or Frozen Yogurt alla Gourmet (any flavor desired)

$55.00 per person

Cheese Course

A fine selection of four international cheeses, served with Alpine honeys and jams, can be included as an optional fifth course before (the French way) or after (the British way) the dessert course for an additional $6.00 per person.

Branzino with Ricotta and Caramelized Red Onion

Haddock with Ricotta and Caramelized Red Onion

Golden Berries, Golden Caramel, and White Gelato

Golden Berries, Golden Caramel, and White Gelato

*Menu is subject to change according to availability of products and change in season. Only the best is served.

*The host/hostess is always encouraged to make requests or ask questions about the menu. The BenGusto Dining menu is flexible, and can be adjusted accordingly.

Contact BenGusto™ for Private Chef Services or Food Serving Assistance at your next event:

Email ben@bengusto.com or use the contact form below.

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