Francesca's Trattoria. Italian Dining: Eat > Share > Amore

News from Francesca

  • Spotlight Jazz with Jeff Rupert

    Wednesday June 14
    6:30 - 9:30pm

    Jeff Rupert's first Spotlight appearance last year was a sellout. If you enjoy tenor sax, you won't want to miss this!

    Jeff Rupert is Pegasus Professor, and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Central Florida. He is a saxophonist, composer, record producer, and recording artist.

    Rupert has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings with artists including Maynard Ferguson, Sam Rivers, Mel Tormé, Diane Schuur and Benny Carter. He played on Carter’s Harlem Renaissance which won a Grammy. He has also performed with Harry Allen, pianist Benny Green, Kenny Drew jr, trumpeter Michael Philip Mossman, and pianist and singer Judy Carmichael.

    Rupert currently is the leader of The Jazz Professors, which had top JazzWeek charting hit albums in 2012 and 2013. His third album, “From Memphis to Mobile”, with Kenny Drew, Jr.

    Rupert joined Sam Rivers’ band in 1996 and appeared in four recordings with the group. He has performed in hundreds of concerts with Rivers, including performances at Lincoln for Ed Bradley’s Jazz from Lincoln Center (broadcast on NPR), the Vision Festival NYC and Columbia University.

    Call us at 352.378.7152

  • Fathers Day Buffet 2017

    Join us for a Father's Day Buffet to celebrate the wonderful men in our lives!

    Featuring a Holiday Buffet from 10am-6pm

    Hand Carved Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus and Horseradish
    Roasted Garlic and Cream Mashed Potatoes
    Sausage and Peppers Penne Pasta
    Sausage, Bacon and Scrambled Eggs
    Brunch Potatoes
    Gruyere Mac and Cheese with Shrimp
    Calvados Pork Tenderloin with Apple
    Live Action Pasta Carbonara Station
    Salmon Gravlax and Bagel
    Holiday House Salad with Creamy Italian and Balsamic Dressings
    Creamy Bacon Potato Salad
    Assorted Rolls and Decadent Desserts
    Coffee and Soft Beverages Included

    All Dads receive a complimentary Draft Beer!

    *At 2pm Breakfast Items will be replaced with
    Salmon Picatta and Chicken Parmesan.

    $32.95 plus sales tax and 18% gratuity.
    Dine in Only. We are unable to apply any discounts to this holiday meal.

    Make your reservations now! (352)378-7152

RSS Feed