Italian culinary extravaganza comes to the Capital
From Fiesole – style potato dumplings with fresh tomato and basil to fresh, creamy Tiramisù served in a cappuccino coffee cup, an evening at The Imperial's San Gimignano will transport you to the lanes of Italy.
For the first time in the Capital, Executive Chef Attilio Di Fabrizio and Executive Chef Roberto Gatto from Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence and Belmond Hotel Cipriani will combine their exemplary knowledge and passion to recreate the experience of dining at their world-renowned restaurants in Florence and Venice, here at San Gimignano.
The Chefs presented their first look at an exclusive Italian masterclass under the open sky at San Gimignano Lawns, featuring a few of their signature recipes from their respective regions. The session was organized in close alliance with Chef Prem K Pogakula – Executive Chef at 'The Imperial', to blend the classic and contemporary Italian with progressive cooking techniques for the discerning audience. The recipes featured Fiesole style potato dumplings with fresh tomato and basil by Chef Fabrizio and Risotto Con Aspargi Bianchi (White asparagus risotto) by Chef Gatto.
"We are delighted to associate with Belmond Hotels, Italy and elevate the authentic and award-winning Tuscan dining experience at San Gimignano at 'The Imperial'. The result of this extraordinary partnership by the two veteran hotels is an exclusive culinary extravaganza in the capital. The Chefs will present their craft in the form of a four-course meal accompanied by an exclusive selection of wines at San Gimignano. Chef Gatto from Venice will impress Italian food lovers till February 11," said Vijay Wanchoo, Sr. Executive VP and GM, The Imperial.