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Louis xiii Ambassador Dinner

An Italian dinner party with a modern twist.

Join us for a night of wine, fine dining, and Italian hospitality that you won't forget. Start with a welcome reception with champagne and cocktails, followed by a sumptuous four-course meal. Take home an engraved bottle of Louis XIII cognac as your memento of a night of exquisite food and rich experiences.

February 10th, 6pm

$3200 per couple including your engraved bottle
of Louis XIII cognac ($3400 retail price)

Please book your experience with us directly by calling (760) 341-6700 or emailing Not including tax or tip. Credit card required to secure reservation
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About Us

chef mario marfia and
developer john wessman

Chef Mario Marfia was born in Sicily, Italy and honed his craft working as a chef in the Mediterranean. He brings those cultural influences to El Paseo, partnering with developer John Wessman to create a truly unique fine dining experience.

Il Corso offers genuine Italian hospitality serving a wonderful variety of authentic Italian dishes – fresh salads, homemade pastas, wood oven pizza and delicious seafood. In addition to our regular menu, Chef Mario prepares nightly specials from all over Italy like “the world’s best gnocchi,” and our house specialty, roasted leg of veal. Start your meal off with an Italian style martini and remember to save room for all of your favorite Italian desserts at the end.

Events & Catering

Let’s celebrate together!

Come celebrate your special occasion while enjoying your favorite Italian dishes...

Just bring in your friends and we will take care of the rest. Tutti finesse a tarallucci e vino!

Having an offsite event? Let us come to you. We can bring all of the best that Italy has to offer.

Impress your company with our handmade pasta, signature dishes, delicious cocktails and homemade desserts.

Call (760) 341-6700

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