Cancelled Tate Britain Food and drink

Italian Wine and Art Dinner

Joseph Mallord William Turner, ‘The Ponte Delle Torri, Spoleto’ c.1840–5
Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Ponte Delle Torri, Spoleto c.1840–5. Tate

Join us for an evening of Italian inspired art, wine and authentic Sicilian cuisine

For this event we are delighted that our Head Chef Alfio Laudani is working with his father Guiseppe Laudani, himself a recognised Chef in their native Sicily. They have worked together to create an authentic Sicilian Menu to celebrate the evening.

The event will commence with a tour led by Tate guides, highlighting Italian inspired Artworks in the galleries. After dinner, chefs Alfio and Guiseppe will hold a question and answer session with guests in the restaurant.

To accompany dinner and complete the experience we have selected a range of superb Italian Wines from our cellars to accompany the dinner. Guests can also order from our extensive wine cellar with a specially prepared selection of Italian Wines by the bottle. This will be shared 1 week prior to the event for anyone who wishes to pre-order wines.


Insalatina di frutti di mare
Seafood salad with verdello lemon and parsley
2018 Falanghina Vesevo, Beneventano, Campania

Macco di Fave
Crème of broad beans with Sicilian wild fennel
2018 Etna Bianco (organic) Graci, Sicily

Baked pasta with aubergine, cherry tomato, basil and aged ricotta cheese

Falso Magro
a traditional meat dish from Catania reserved for special occasions
2015 Etna Rosso, Tentua Della Nere, Sicily

Traditional Sicilian ricotta cake with dry fruits
2018 Moscato D’Asti , Ceretto

The Chefs

a man smiling sat at a table with a glass of red wine in his hands.

Alfio Laudani, Head Chef Tate Britain © Katie Wilson

portrait of a man with a tall chef hat, glasses, and a sash around his neck covered in cooking awards.

Giuseppe Laudani, Sicilian Chef © Katie Wilson

Alfio Laudani

Alfio Laudani has been Head Chef at Tate Britain since the end of 2017, he moved to London from Sicily more than a decade ago working for Cirpriani restaurants and the former 3 AA Rosette One-O-One in Knightsbridge. Alfio was a finalist in the Italain Chaine des Rotisseurs young chef competition.

Giuseppe Laudani

Giuseppe Laudani's careers has seen him head up Kitchens in Luxury hotels in his native Sicily, he also owned his own restaurant 'Bistro del Porto' He has been recognised within the Italian culinary community with awards and is a members of various culinary societies.

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Plan your visit

Date & Time

27 March 2020 at 19.00–23.00

18.45–19.00 Arrival
19.15 Tour
19.45 Dinner