Cannavucciolo, Villa Crespi
Villa Crespi is an exceptional Relais situated on the shores of Lake Orta in Piedmont. The restaurant, which has been awarded two Michelin stars, is directed by Antonino Cannavacciuolo, who combines the traditional flavours such as pasta and fish from his home region Campania and meats and cheeses from Piedmont to create a refined, fresh and innovative menu.
Bianca sul Lago, Bianca Relais
Bianca sul Lago by Emanuele Petrosino is the culinary outlet of Bianca Relais, located on the Lago di Annone in the province of Lecco. This multisensory experience has you tasting some of the most refined cuisine whilst facing the calming lake. Chef Petrosino, who received the award as the Best Italian Young Chef of 2019 for the Michelin Guide, creates dishes that are close to being works of art. With regards to the taste expect the unexpected; the flavours will always tie in beautifully.
Il Comandante, Romeo
Situated on the tenth floor of the Romeo Hotel in Naples, the Comandante received its Michelin Star for being a “balance between sophistication and simplicity and for the colourful presentations”. Directed by Chef Salvatore Bianco who loves to integrate all of the flavours: acidic, bitter, spicy and sweet in every single dish. And what better than eating delicious food under the moonlight overlooking Vesuvius?
St. Hubertus, Rosalpina:
Rosalpina’s Three Michelin Starred restaurant St. Hubertus, directed by Chef Norbert Niederkofler celebrates the ‘Cook the Mountain’ philosophy. Only local and seasonal ingredients are used to cook traditional regional dishes that reflect the beauty and vivid character of the mountains. Each dish is beautifully garnished and presented, it almost seems a shame to tuck in.
La Madernassa resort hotel is situated in the heart of Piedmont’s Langhe, a location that is renowned for its exceptional truffle, extensive vineyards and breathtaking landscapes; in fact the area has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Its restaurant, led by Chef Michelangelo Mammoliti has been awarded two michelin stars, and this comes to no surprise. Views overlook the rolling hills of the Langhe, and the cuisine is a balanced combination of natural, minimal and tradition.
Il Cappero, Therasia
Located in Sicily’s Aeolian islands, Vulcano, overlooking Lipari’s Faraglioni is ‘Il Cappero’; Therasia’s Michelin Starred restaurant. Led by Chef Giuseppe Biuso, the mediterranean inspired menu is an ode to Sicilian flavours: think delicate, fresh and citrus touches.
Il Vilòn, Roma
Restaurant Adelaide, Hotel Vilòn’s very own elegant and refined culinary scene led by Chef Gabriele Muro. Dishes are a contemporary take on traditional mediterranean cuisine beautifully presented on a plate. Not to be missed out is the outdoor patio *more like jungle*which adds a sense of tranquility or escape from the busy, surrounding urban life.
Ristorante Oro, Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Situated in Belmonds’ Cipriani Hotel, Venezia is Michelin-starred Ristorante Oro; Prized not only for the exclusive dining experience but also for the unique interior decor directed by acclaimed interior architect Adam D. Tihany. The restaurant reflects the vibrancy of Venice through glittering Murano chandeliers and a domed goldleaf ceiling – if you’re looking for something extraordinary then look no further.
Da Vittorio, Vittorio Relais & Chateaux
Vittorio Relais & Chateaux stands in beautiful countryside, moments away from the centre of Bergamo. It’s a space to recharge your energies in the surrounding ten hectares of greenery and natural lakes. The menu changes seasonally depending on what fresh produce is available and the attention and exploration of culinary themes is kept wide in order to please all palates.
Vespasia, Palazzo Seneca
The Vespasia restaurant is located in the Relais & Châteaux Palazzo Seneca, in a noble palace of 1500 in the heart of Norcia. It’s an exceptionally smart space, with special attention to each and every detail, from the crystal glassware, dim-lit candles, intimate seating to, of course, the cuisine: a rich yet delicate expression where tradition meets creative. Colours, aromas and flavours that narrate the story of Umbrias culinary scene.