Special Events

to Jan 1

New Years Eve Dinner at PICCOLO

Join us for a celebratory evening to ring in the New Year at PICCOLO.

   We will welcome you with a glass of prosecco as you sit to enjoy our 8 course tasting menu dinner with choices that will include some of the best Local Produce, Seafood and Meat from our Maine farmers and Perveyors , as well as decadent offerings of Black Winter Truffles, Caviar and more !

  We'll have an optional Wine and Beverage Pairing to accompany Dinner and our Full  Wine List will be available as well as Liquors and Amaros.

 Dinner with glass of prosecco is $115 plus tax and gratuity.

Reservations for Seatings will begin at 4:30 PM

    To make a reservation please call us at  207.747.5307

for more information email us at reservations@piccolomaine.com

please inform us of any dietary restrictions or allergies when reserving.

           Space is limited

Looking forward to having you dine with us

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I Corsi Wine Dinner with Warren Fraser featuring Valpolicella and Amarone
6:15pm 6:15pm

I Corsi Wine Dinner with Warren Fraser featuring Valpolicella and Amarone

Travel with us to the Veneto for the the wines of I Corsi Le Marognole of Valpolicella and Amarone                      

Take the chill off and join us for a wine dinner with wines from the Vento. The name Marognole originates from the name of the typical walls of stones in this land that terrace the hillsides. In the local dialect they are “Marogne.”The family has cultivated these vines for generations.  In 2004 Fabio Corsi began producing wine under his own label. Today, he personally oversees all aspects of the winery operation with the assistance of his family. And the Vineyards are farmed organically.


when:     Wednesday December 7th , dinner beginning around 6:15pm  


        We will  be preparing a 5 course menu that is inspired from the Veneto to Pair with the wines. The importer Warren Fraserfrom Peter Warren Selections will be with us for the evening to talk about the wines. The Menu will feature local Produce from Stonecipher and Dandelion Spring Farms, as well as pork from Breezy Hill Farm and locally caught seafood for the dinner.

      Cost of dinner & wine : $59 per personplus tax and tip

for more information and to reserve you seat call us at 207.7474.5307or email reservations@piccolomaine 

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6:15pm 6:15pm

Maculan Wines & Northern Italian Dinner

Join us at PICCOLO for an evening as we go to Northern Italy to cook fine food and serve beautiful wines from Maculan Winery in the Veneto

when:     Thursday September 22nd

 Dinner beginning around 6:30pm  

        We will  be cooking up a 6 course menu that will be paired up with wines From Maculan and Special Guest Angela Maculan from the estate will be joining us to talk about the wines. The Maculan Family has been making wine for three generations in Breganze in the foothills of the Alps. Theirs wines are highly regarded and they produce some of the best dessert wines in Italy. 

We will be cooking Northern Italian Style for this dinner to pair with the amazing wines including multiple dessert courses from Pastry Chef Ilma Lopez

      Cost of dinner is $65 per person for food wines and good cheer plus tax and tip

 Looking forward to having you join us and enjoying the evening.

reserve now as space is limited

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6:00pm 6:00pm

A Taste of Parma is coming to PICCOLO for one night with Pio Tosini Prosciutto


Join us the evening of March 24th as we host Giovanni Bianchi, owner of the famed curing house Pio Tosini in Parma Italy, as he will be on hand slicing his 500 day dry cured Proscuitto. Located in Langhirano, in the heart of the Parma region of Emilia-Romagna, Giovanni is the fourth generation producing these unctuous hams. They work closely with the farms and have stricter guidelines than the regular Parma hams and take great pride in how the handle and cure the pork. The hams are cured and rested and rotated and given time(minimum of 500 days) to take in the gentle breeze coming in from the hills of Parma. We will be  cooking a 5 course tasting menu with each dish featuring the prosciutto.  Wines and beers from the Emilia-Romagna region will be featured this evening, and wine pairings for the dinner will also be available

     when: Thursday march 24th @ 6 pm                                                                                        price : $49 for 5 course tasting menu per person plus tax and tip

for information and to reserve you seat  call  207.7474.5307 or email info@piccolomaine.com 

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to Jan 1

New Years Eve Dinner at PICCOLO


Join us in celebration to ring in the New Year.


        Thursday December 31st

 dinner seatings at5:30 - 6:30 pm, 8 -9:30pm

        We will  start you off with a glass of prosecco and then a 9 course tasting. The menu will feature New England seafood, Stonecipher Farms vegetables, Local Duck, Wagyu Beef, and elegant desserts. Wine pairings and table side Black Winter Truffles available!

dinner & glass of prosecco: $115 per person plus tax and tip

 Looking forward to having you join us and celebrate the evening of food and wine!

for more information and to reserve you seat 

 call us at 207.7474.5307  or email info@piccolomaine 

reserve now as space is limited

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Oxbow Beer Dinner

Join us for a Special Fall Beer Event at PICCOLO


We will be hosting Oxbow Brewery from NewCastle Maine and will be serving the bottling of their newly released collaboration with Birifficio Del Ducato from Parma Italy, Oud Brunello, which was aged in Brunello di Montalcino barrels. We will also be pouring a selection of Oxbow's limited barrel aged bottlings such as the Saison Dell’Aragosta and some of our other favorite brews. The menu, inspired by the beers and influenced by Italian Country& American cooking will make for and evening not to be missed. 


when: Sunday November 15th , 6:00 pm


      Cost of dinner is $85 per person plus tax and tip, and includes all beers.

 Looking forward to having you enjoying the evening with us!


for more information and to reserve you seat

 call us at 207.7474.5307or email info@piccolomaine


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6:00pm 6:00pm

PICCOLO & Roustabout Collaboration Pop-Up Dinner


Collaboration Pop-Up Dinner

Tuesday September 29th 

Join us for an evening of great dining. Get a "sneak preview" of whats to come from our Friends at Roustabout before they open. Chef Anders Tallberg of Roustabout will be cooking along with Damian Sansonetti & Ilma Lopez of Piccolo to deliver a six course menu and Owner of Roustabout Kit Paschal will be mixing up a welcoming cocktail for you.

$55 six course menu with an opening cocktail plus tax and gratuity

Please call or Email us for Reservations or more details   Space is Limited

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Galactic dinner with Foods inspired from the STAR WARS movies

“may the fourth be with you" @ PICCOLO          

 Join us for an evening of food inspired by the star wars movies on “National Star Wars Day" Monday May 4th @ 6 PM  We will  be preparing a 4 course menu that is inspired by the scenes, people and foods of the Star Wars movie universe. If you are a fan of the movies this is a dinner not to be missed.We will also have wine and beer specials for the evening as well. 

      Cost of dinner is $45 per person plus tax and tip, and includes your first beverage.

 Looking forward to having you enjoying the evening with us and other fans

for more information and to reserve you seat 

 call us at 207.7474.5307  or email info@piccolomaine 

reserve now as space is limited

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PICCOLO & Rosemont Market  present : Just A Little Bit Off: Cooking Classes that Focus on the Less Familiar
to Feb 7

PICCOLO & Rosemont Market present : Just A Little Bit Off: Cooking Classes that Focus on the Less Familiar

Just a Little Bit Off
Four classes that focus on the less familiar 
meats, vegetables, grains and wines you need to know more about

Piccolo Restaurant and Rosemont Market

Piccolo Restaurant takes its inspiration from the home cooking of Southern and Central Italy. Using seasonal produce, fish, and meat from nearby, together with the finest ingredients imported directly from Italy, Piccolo offers inspired country food of the best sort.

Rosemont Market is in many ways a grocery counterpart to Piccolo's intimate cuisine. Their four stores in Greater Portland sell a broad array of locally grown vegetables, locally raised meat, dairy, eggs and more. Rosemont exists to support enlightened home cooking, and gatherings of family and friends around a communal table.

Together, Rosemont and Piccolo are proud to offer Just a Little Bit Off, an exciting series of four cooking classes whose main goal is to inspire home cooks to become more comfortable with less well-known products and preparations from traditional Western food cultures.

Piccolo chef Damian Sansonetti, along with special guests from Portland's food and wine world, will demonstrate techniques and recipes that any interested home cooks can use to dramatically expand their range. 

In groups of no more than a dozen, we will explore the glories of less familiar vegetables, "off" cuts of meat (which are usually the tastiest kinds!), unfamiliar (but simple to execute) preparations, and small-production wines from out-of-the-way and often unfamiliar regions. 

Of course, each class will end with a terrific meal, prepared by the chefs! And you'll leave with recipes. Class time is 11am-2pm. Cost is $85 per class, or $375 for the entire series of five classes.

October 11
Fresh Forever
vegetables and eggs
STARTING AT ROSEMONT COMMERCIAL STREET. As the close of the harvest season draws near, we'll show how to prepare and preserve the bounty of Maine's farms and gardens, as well as feel more comfortable following the seasonal availability in our neck of the woods. We'll also take a close, fascinating look at little-known uses for farm-fresh eggs.
Lunch with local vegetable preparations and wine to follow

November 15
The Coolest Cuts
butchering basics
Piccolo chef Damian Sansonetti and Rosemont chief butcher Evan Mills will demonstrate the advantages of working from whole animals. They'll show how the home cook can break down whole chickens and larger cuts of beef and pork and make full use of every tasty bit. We'll get into imaginative preparations of offal and more, with an eye toward your best Thanksgiving ever!
Lunch and wine to follow.

December 13
Happier Holidays
meals and desserts for groups
Just in time for the colder months, we'll focus on getting the best flavors out of your raw materials, for communal celebrations. Roasting and braising will take center stage. In the second half of the class, Damian will be joined by his wife, Ilma Lopez, Piccolo's co-owner and pastry chef, who will demonstrate and prepare delicious desserts. We will also take time to get into some great crowd-pleasing wines for the holiday season.
Lunch, sweets and wine to follow.

January 10
Whole and Hearty
grains and pastas
Rye, farro, spelt and barley are just a few of the wonderful, traditional whole grains that are due for reconsideration. We'll present a number of local and regional sources for these delicious ingredients, and get into some great uses for warm, filling Winter Comfort Foods: salads, soups and side dishes. Pasta making, including hand-kneading and appropriate coordination of shapes and saucing, will be part of the fun.
Lunch with family-style pastas and wine to follow.

February 7
Language of Love
perfect meals for two
There's no better route to the heart than cooking for  and with  your beloved. In anticipation of Valentine's Day, we will present a number of irresistible options for a Date Night to End All Date Nights. Amazing heart-warming preparations, paired with soul-melting wines.
A dinner-like lunch, dessert and and wine to follow.

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6:30pm 6:30pm

Sunday Supper @ Chef's Counter

Sunday Suppers at The Chef's Counter

come experience our "off the menu" multiple tasting menu at the chefs counter. let us create an evening of dining just for you. 

Limited to six seats every Sunday @ 6:30 pm. Wine pairings are available to match with each course.

Regular menu available in the dining room all night.

                 Please let us know ahead of time of any dietary restrictions, strong dislikes.  

         Vegetarian and Vegan Tasting menus available, please inquire!

five course tasting menu $55

Optional wine pairing additional 

please call or e-mail us to reserve or for more details, sorry no online              reservations taken for Sunday Supper


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6:30pm 6:30pm

Allagash Brewing Company Beer Dinner !

On Wednesday, February 19th, we will be hosting a dinner featuring the beers of Allagash Brewing Company of Portland maine. Some of the beer for the dinner will be from their seasonal and vintage collection.  An event not to be missed. Chefs Ilma & Damian are creating a 5 course dinner to pair with the beers. The cost is $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Looking forward to seeing you there. Reserve now as space is limited.

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5:00pm 5:00pm

Sunday Suppers

Come to Piccolo every Sunday for our Sunday Supper events.

Our chefs treat you to a personalized one-of-a-kind meal. The menu is tasting-style, with five courses tailored for your party, and taking into account any dietary restrictions or strong dislikes. Limited to six diners at a time at our Chefs counter.

Sundays @6:30 pm, $55 pp, reservations required. Wine pairings are available at additional cost.

Reservations must be made before 1 p.m. on the day you want to dine.  

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