Price range $50–$60

When Cuisines Collide: What might Centro might look like if chef partner George Formaro’s family immigrated to Louisiana instead of Iowa? We’re exploring this alternate reality with a special Restaurant Week menu that draws inspiration from both Formaro’s Italian heritage and the rich tradition of southern cuisine.


Three Courses; $50

Appetizer (choice of one)
Country Ham and Pimento Cheese Arancini: served with Calabrian chili and corn Chow Chow
Fried Boudin Ravioli: with comeback sauce
Fried Oyster Caesar Salad: with cornbread croutons

Entrée (choice of one)
Catfish Milanese: cornmeal crusted catfish, chopped salad, Limpin’ Susan, hot sauce
Italian Chicken & Dumplings: pulled free range chicken, local sweet corn, papperdelle pasta

Dessert (choice of one)
Banana Pudding: with amaretti cookie and Italian meringue
Pecan Pie-in-a-Jar: pecans, cane syrup custard, pasticcini di pasta frolla