Enjoy the Desert Botanical Garden’s scenery while sipping wine and dining al fresco on a customized menu during The Seasonal Table Dinner: West Coast California Italian, set for 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at the garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway.

The menu has been created by Florence, Italy-native Chef Gabriele Bertaccini of iL Tocco Food, and features four courses including house-made Nduja ravioli, a seared Niman Ranch filet, and an avocado chocolate mousse.

Enjoy entertainment by the Ioannis Goudelis Trio, performing jazz and European music, while you dine. Tickets are $160, all inclusive. Proceeds from this event benefit the garden’s education, research and conservation programs. Visit http://dbg.org, go to “Events” in the menu bar and click on the Seasonal Table link, and then click on March 2 in the calendar graphic.


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