230 N. College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
forchetta (forˈket.ta), an Italian Kitchen with exquisite, handcrafted pasta dishes, opened its doors on North College Street in Charlotte in late June 2019. The newly renovated space features a private dining room, remodeled dining and bar areas, and a luxurious wine display. The restaurant boasts a sophisticated, modern atmosphere with all-day dining options, an extensive wine list, and daily specials to match. Intrigue your culinary senses with our authentic Italian menu. Each dish is handcrafted, many straight from the streets of Naples, Italy. Chef Luca Annunziata has more than with 20 years’ experience in hospitality, learning his culinary talents at a young age growing up in Naples, Italy. He has been a recipient of many awards, including the esteemed Zagat Platinum Award for Excellence. Complimentary self-parking is offered to those dining in the establishment.
Named one of the 2019 "50 Best Restaurants" by
Look for the Queen’s Feast Specialty Cocktail at this restaurant. Select locations are offering a unique signature cocktail during Charlotte Restaurant Week.
Italian Wedding Cake: Tito's Handmade Vodka, Amaretto, White Crème de Cacao, Pineapple & Cranberry
Tito’s Handmade Vodka will donate $1 for each Queen’s Feast cocktail sold during Charlotte Restaurant Week to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
$35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
Antipasti (choice of one)
Cozze - Mussels, Pancetta, Bok Choy, Curry Cream Broth, Pomme Frites
Sweet Potato Gnocchi - Duck Confit, Gorgonzola Crema Sauce, Crispy Kale
Lola Rossa - Lola Rossa Lettuce, Roasted Red Beets, Pickled Red Onion, Siano Stracciatella Cheese, EVOO, Fresh Herbs, Toasted Almonds
Butternut Soup - Pork Belly, Candy Pecan, Dehydrate Apple, EVOO
Fagottini ($5 supplement) - Taste of Charlotte Award Winner: Stuffed Crêpe Purses, Maine Lobster, Mascarpone, Vodka Sauce, Fried Basil
Secondi (choice of one)
Rigatoni - House-Made Rigatoni Pasta, Sweet Sausage, Broccolini Cream Sauce, Toasted Walnuts
Scarpariello – Pan-Seared Young Roasted Chicken with Sausage, Shishito Peppers, Caramelized Onion, Fingerling Potatoes, White Wine Rosemary Sauce
Agnello - Braised Lamb Shank, Chestnut Polenta, Roasted Purple Cauliflower, Romanesco, Gremolata Herbs
Maiale – Bone-In Pork Chop, Apple Risotto, Sautee Cabbage, Grappa Pan Sauce
Bistecca ($10 supplement) - CAB Cowgirl Bone-in Rib Eye Steak, Topped with Cambozola Blue Cheese, King Mushrooms, Pasta Timbale, Barolo Red Wine Demi
Dessert (choice of one)
Arancini Dolce - Sweet Fried Rice Balls Stuffed with Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Toasted Almonds
Raspberry Crème Brulee - White Chocolate Shavings, Biscotti Crumble
Tiramisu - Espresso Soaked Ladyfingers, House-Made Mascarpone Cream, Cocoa Powder