Chef Tasting Menu Now Available at Rialto

Rialto’s Executive Chef, Ryan Fichter, is proud to introduce a five course seasonal tasting menu, ranging from hors d'oeuvres to desserts, for guests seeking a truly unique dining experience.


“The tasting menu is comprised of dishes I have hand-picked to delight even the most discriminating palettes,” says Fichter. “Offering diners a distinctive culinary journey, each dish on our new tasting menu has been expertly paired with wine to enhance every bite,” he says.


Each meal is $65 per person, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $35 per person.

First Course:

Salumi E Formaggi

Chef’s Selection of Three Cheeses with Prosciutto San Daniele and Accompaniment


Prosecco, Sachetto, NV


Second Course:

Acciughe Fritte

Fried Fresh Anchovies



Arugula Salad, Walnuts, Red Onions, Pears and White Balsamic Vinaigrette



Roasted Beets, Honey and Tarragon Vinaigrette


Pinot Grigio, Donna Laura, Friuli V.G. 2012


Third Course:

Ravioli All’Aragosta

Lobster Ravioli



Seared Filet of Mediterranean Sea Bass, Caramelized Lemon


Gamberi E Pancetta

Grilled Pancetta Wrapped Shrimp, Saba


Chardonnay, Farnese, Abruzzo, 2012


Fourth Course:

Agnello Scottadito

Roasted Rosemary-crusted Lamb Chops, Lentils, Spinach and Fingerling Potato


Asparagi Alla Griglia

Grilled Aspargus, Truffle Butter, Pecorino


Super Tuscan Blend, Al Passo, Tuscany, 2008


Fifth Course:


Bites of Layered Lady Fingers Soaked in Coffee




To thoroughly enjoy the chef’s tasting experience, Rialto highly recommends that every guest at the table participate. The expertly prepared dishes are designed to be shared. The tasting menu will constantly be evolving to showcase new dishes and each season’s finest ingredients.


Rialto is the third restaurant opened by entrepreneurs Ben Kirane, and Moe and Joe Idrissi. Located in the heart of Georgetown at 2915 M Street NW, Rialto offers world-class Italian food in an upscale atmosphere. To learn more, visit the site at: www.RialtoDC.com.



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