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Tasting Notes

Countdown to Moreno Cedroni’s arrival in London

Located within Kensington’s Baglioni Hotel, chef Cedroni officially opens his first London restaurant next week

Moreno at Baglioni is the chef’s first restaurant to open in the UK, with Antonio Bufi as head chef, who will work alongside the hotel’s existing team, including executive chef, Andrea Vercelli. Descending from Le Marche region of Italy, Cedroni plans to bring his signature style of Italian cuisine to London and is currently inviting guests to try a taster in the restaurant ahead of the official launch next Tuesday. Cedroni was just 20-years-old when he opened his first restaurant, La Madonnina del Pescatore near Ancona, in 1984. In 1995 the restaurant gained its...

October 14, 2012

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‘Gusto by Heinz Beck’ opens in Portugal this month

The Conrad Algarve has announced a partnership with Michelin-star chef, Heinz Beck, who will launch ‘Gusto by Heinz Beck’ in the Portuguese resort this month

Taking his style of award-winning Mediterranean cuisine to Portugal, Heinz Beck launches Gusto by Heinz Beck later this month at the Conrad Algrave, marking Heinz’s second collaboration with the Hilton brand in Europe. Beck will lead the concept and seasonality of the menu, fusing Scandinavian design with Mediterranean influences and selecting locally grown, caught and reared produce for the menu. The restaurant will also offers an extensive wine list, cooking classes and a ‘Gus-to-Go’ range. Conrad Algarve is located in the Quinta do Lago area of the Algarve, with...

October 04, 2012

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Tom Aikens’ Mauritian master class

The Royal Palm Mauritius has announced a new partnership with Tom Aikens for March 2013

Tom Aikens will be presenting his innovative style of cooking at the Royal Palm Mauritius from March 25 – 27, 2013. Guests at the resort will be able to join Tom in the kitchen for private master classes before sitting down for a private four-course dinner, cooked by the chef. Tom will be working with the Royal Palm’s chef, Michel de Matteis, and the island’s local suppliers to recreate some of his signature French dishes, giving them a Mauritian twist. For those wanting to experience Tom Aikens’ culinary skills in Mauritius, the master class costs £150pp,...

October 03, 2012

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World’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere, opens inside the Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Situated 442 metres (1,350 ft) high on Level 122 of the world’s tallest building, At.mosphere is one of the world’s finest luxury dining and lounge experiences with unparalleled views

Located on Level 122 of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, At.mosphere is one of the world’s finest luxury dining and lounge experiences, with unparalleled views of the city Situated just two levels below the tower’s observatory deck, At.mosphere is a full-fledged lifestyle destination, presenting a unique dining concept that appeals to all gastronomes – from fine-dining connoisseurs to lounge lovers. Integrating two spaces, the lounge and grill, At.mosphere can host over 210 guests and features a spacious arrival lobby, a main dining floor, private dining rooms and display...

September 27, 2012

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