New menu at Cucina pays tribute to the food, drink and lifestyle of the unique regions of Italy
Cucina Italian Restaurant pays homage to Italy’s dynamic regional cuisine with a renewed menu and wine list. This charming, open-concept dining retreat presents a delicious collection of artfully crafted Italian cuisine.
“The new menu is meant to reflect the passion behind Italian food”
“The new menu is meant to reflect the passion behind Italian food,” said Bill Terranova, Restaurant Manager – Cucina Italian Restaurant. “The dishes are made with top quality products and true to Italian cuisine they are simple, yet thoughtfully executed”
The restaurant features simple, fresh takes on regional Italian favorites using seasonal ingredients, top quality pastas, handcrafted pizzas, select specialty cheeses, and wood-fire grilled entrées. Menu features include Seared Lamb with Mint Pesto, traditional Roman Cacio e Pepe pasta and lunch favorites like grilled Fennel Sausage with Peperonata.
The new menu is complimented with a regionally diverse wine list focused solely on Italy. The list features highly-rated wines from various notable wine regions including Tuscany, Sicily & lesser known regions such as Molise.
“Bill’s experience and expertise has allowed Cucina to grow through innovation and inspiration all while focusing on producing a true Italian product through the use of ‘nonnas philosophies’,” said Tom Mcginty, Director of Food and Beverage Operations – Destination Kohler. “He brings a wealth of true Italian experience.”
As the menu changes, the bread service, wood fired grill and raw bar are mainstays. Diners will continue to enjoy the time-honored bread service with each meal featuring roasted garlic cloves, signature olive oil, and freshly grated parmesan cheese that accompanies oven-baked Italian bread. Cucina is a choice spot for an expertly grilled steaks and chops on the wood fired grill and the only place in Sheboygan County that offers a raw bar.
Cucina, located at The Shops at Woodlake Kohler in the Village of Kohler, is one of 12 outlets at the Destination Kohler resort it serves as an ideal location for lunch, dinner, dessert and drinks. The restaurant features a Raw Bar with fresh seafood offerings, a lakeside terrace overlooking the tranquil waters of scenic Wood Lake and an intimate dining room showcasing inspired art, décor and lighting.
Special events and offerings at Cucina include Apertivo, an Italian tradition similar to Happy Hour, at the Cucina Bar:
Apertivo – Thursdays | 4-6pm
Aperitivo is an after-work staple of Italian life as their version of Happy Hour. Aperitivo is the time when Italians will sit in a café, restaurant or bar, and catch up with friends while sipping a drink and nibbling on appetizers. It is considered to be a scene that embodies la dolce vita – the sweet life. Cucina Bar will feature a selection of bite sized items with wine and drink specials. À la carte prices range from $6-$9 for food and $6-$10 for beverages.
Cucina is located at The Shops at Woodlake, 725E Woodlake Road in Kohler. The restaurant is open daily for lunch service from 11a.m. to 5p.m. and dinner from 5-9:30p.m. Contact the restaurant by phone at 920-452-3888.