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An Evening with Chef Evan Funke

An Evening with Chef Evan Funke

Join us for An Evening with Chef Evan Funke! The acclaimed chef is celebrating the release of his book, American Sfoglino with an epic pasta-filled night at our marketplace.

In honor of his recent cookbook, American Sfoglino, Chef Evan Funke is bringing his expert pasta-making skills to Eataly L.A. for one night only on Thursday, December 12. Plan your visit below!

LEARN FROM THE "AMERICAN SFOGLINO"

Want to know the secrets of crafting pasta shapes by hand? From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in our fresh pasta lab (located next to La Pizza & La Pasta), Chef Evan Funke will demonstrate regional shapes from his latest cookbook, American Sfoglino. Watch carefully - you may even pick up some tips and tricks to use at home!

Italy has more than 400 pasta shapes. Check out our regional guide from North to South! 

EAT A REGIONAL DISH AT LA PIZZA & LA PASTA

For one night only at La Pizza & La Pasta, guests will have the unique opportunity of tasting a signature dish from Chef Evan's cookbook, American Sfoglino. With fresh handmade pasta and seasonal ingredients from our marketplace, you do not want to miss this. Book your table now on OpenTable.

Want even more recipe inspiration? Choose from our 20 essential pasta recipes.

SHOP AND SIGN WITH CHEF HIMSELF

If you are ready to try your hand at becoming an American Sfoglino, then pick up a copy of the book in our marketplace. Chef Evan will be signing copies of the book from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come prepared - Chef is ready to answer all your questions about the endless pasta-bilities of Italian cuisine.

Eataly Pro-tip: American Sfoglino makes the perfect holiday gift for the chef in your life! Discover our Italian gift ideas this season.

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ABOUT THE CHEF: EVAN FUNKE

The “American Sfoglino” and esteemed chef of Felix TrattoriaEvan Funke is an expert pastaio who brings together the art of traditional pasta technique with the world of contemporary cuisine. For this reason, Chef Funke is a perfect representation of modernity in the art of pasta making. Having trained under the master sfogline, or pasta makers, of Bologna at La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese, Funke developed a deep passion for pasta. He has since become one of the industry's most renowned pasta chefs and a true culinary storyteller.