Chef Umberto Bombana from 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA in Hong Kong, the first and only Italian restaurant outside Italy to be awarded three Michelin stars, will present an exclusive Northern Italian Cuisine dining experience at Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok from 13 to 14 July 2016. The menu will feature Chef Umberto’s signature dishes, paired with S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna fine mineral waters, as well as the best selection of Italian wines.
Hailed as ‘The King of White Truffles’, Chef Umberto Bombana enjoys delighting the palates of the world’s finest gourmets. A native of Bergamo in Northern Italy, Chef Bombana’s talent and skills have taken him around the world. He arrived in Hong Kong in 1993 to open Toscana, which became an iconic destination in the city’s fine dining scene.
The menu Chef Bombana will serve at Le Normandie comprises a selection of his classic signature dishes, including a Confit Abalone Carpaccio with sweet pepper, semi–dried tomato and Oscietra caviar. The dish uses abalone directly imported from Australia. In another signature dish, Chef Bombana will prepare Blue Lobster with basil rattatuia and seafood emulsion. The Blue Lobster comes from Brittany, a province of France well-known for exporting some of the best Blue Lobster available. Guests will also have a chance to enjoy Classic Warm Ricotta Tart with pistachio, candied orange and ricotta gelato. The Classic Warm Ricotta Tart features homemade fresh ricotta cheese made using milk and cream imported directly from Sardinia.
The 8-course pairing dinner takes place from 13th to 14th July, 2016 and is priced at THB 13,000++ per person**, inclusive of wine pairing, S.Pellegrino sparkling natural mineral water and Acqua Panna still natural mineral waters.
**Subject to service charge and government tax
To make a reservation, please email [email protected] or contact +66 (2) 659 9000 ext 7390