The best of Italian cuisine at The Reverie Saigon

07:59 | 15/11/2019
This November, a unique gathering of top Italian chefs will descend on The Reverie Saigon to delight diners with creations celebrating the best of traditional Italian fare.
the best of italian cuisine at the reverie saigon
The best of Italian cuisine at The Reverie Saigon

On November 20 at The Reverie Saigon’s R&J Italian Lounge & Restaurant, diners can explore diverse cuisine with dishes from the Italian Alps to the coastal specialties of Naples, and experience a feast of the best recipes that Italian kitchens have to offer from six award-winning Italian chefs and one special dish overseen by the Italian Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, Dante Brandi. The celebratory atmosphere will be complemented by a live musical performance from a well-known Italian Mezzotono band.

The seven-course dinner is priced at only VND1,588,000++ ($69++) per person or VND2,588,000++ ($112.50++) with paired wine. Some of the featured dishes include lobster fregola, rigatoni with Pecorino Romano and black pepper, snapper with organic cherry tomato and gold Taggiasca oil, and guinea fowl with truffle "vincotta".

Meanwhile, on November 21 and 22 at The Long @ Times Square, savour award-winning pizza from master pizzaiolo Gianni Di Lella. Delight in authentic Italian flavours featuring imported ingredients including San Marzano tomatoes and San Felice flour prepared by this world champion pizza maker.

the best of italian cuisine at the reverie saigon
True Italian pizzas made by Gianni Di Lella will be served at The Long @ Times Square

Some of the fabulous pizza pies on offer include the D’alba with DOP peeled tomato, porcini mushroom and winter truffle; the Gamberi with prawns, sun-dried tomato, and Pantelleria capers; and the Parma, with Casa Rinaldi Parma ham, burrata cheese, and lemon zest. Prices range between VND208,000++ ($9++) and VND488,000++ ($21.20++).

James Young, vice president of Resources Planning and Development at WMC Group, said The Reverie Saigon had a strong connection to Italy through the stunning furniture and furnishings that decorate the hotel. “We are very pleased to bring this festival of Italian cuisine to the hotel, and it promises to be an event to remember,” he stated.

As the one and only member property of The Leading Hotels of the World in all of Vietnam, The Reverie Saigon offers an astonishing hotel experience, showcasing extravagant, unapologetic European opulence in a storied Asian setting. The hotel features 286 rooms and suites alongside 89 fully furnished serviced apartments, all of which are among the largest in the city and feature incomparable views of the winding Saigon River and the city skyline.

By Thanh Mai

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