I was invited by Missoni Hotel for a tasting of the new Italian menu by Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli in Cucina restaurant yesterday with a chance to dine with Chef Griogio himself. We were greeted with juices at the door and the modern restaurant was dimly lit and buzzing with diners with a TV crew and media people everywhere.
Yesterday was a crazy day so sadly I couldn’t stay long. I stayed for half an hour and chatted with my fellow bloggerettes before having to leave. Chef Giorgio was busy in the kitchen so I only managed to take a picture of him busy preparing the dishes from a far. I remember once on BBC food he prepared an excellent looking mushroom risotto and when I saw him preparing it on TV, it was the first time I actually wanted to try risotto which I wasn’t a fan of. I hope Cucina will include Chef Locatelli’s risotto in their new menu so I can try it the next time I go back.
To reserve a table at Cucina restaurant you can call 25770000. Thank you Hotel Missoni and Dareen Awwad for extending the invitation.