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Rick Gencarelli

Lardo, Grassa

Rick will utilize his masterful skills of pasta making to host a ravioli workshop at Maialata, which will be the pasta course at the cellar dinner. 

After years of working near the East Coast from New York to Vermont, Rick Gencarelli and his family decided to settle in Portland in 2009. Lardo sandwiches was created to satisfy all the senses. It is a sandwich shop that worships at the altar of bovine & swine. His style includes old world techniques and contemporary flourishes and he proudly celebrate pushing the limits! A few years ago, he wanted to drive into arena of hand-made pasta, and Grassa was born. Grassa pushes the concept of artisan comfort food slung in a no-frills fashion.