David Tamburini and La Scala Welcomes Renowned Chef Umberto Bombana from Three Michelin-starred 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA

General Press Releases Friday May 18, 2018 16:59
Bangkok--18 May--The Sukhothai Bangkok

The Sukhothai Bangkok, in cooperation with Gastronauts Asia, is pleased to announce the second instalment of Maestros della Scala, a brand-new fine dining series exclusively featuring renowned Italian guest chefs at The Sukhothai Bangkok's newly re-opened La Scala restaurant.

For over decade La Scala has been a pioneer in welcoming some of the world's most renowned chefs to create extraordinary cooking engagements. In line with past accomplishments, Maestros della Scala is a new concept, focusing on great Italian chefs. The first to appear in the series was Cristina Bowerman from the celebrated Michelin-starred Glass Hostaria in Rome, Italy.

For the second instalment, La Scala resident executive chef, David Tamburini, is proud to welcome Chef Umberto Bombana from the three Michelin-starred 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA in Hong Kong, the only Italian restaurant outside of Italy to hold three Michelin stars and voted No.13 in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Chef Bombana will be preparing lunch and dinner on 23rd and 24th May 2018.

Details of the schedule and menu can be found below.
May 23, 2018: Lunch and Dinner
May 24, 2018: Lunch and Dinner
Price in THB 14,600 net (inclusive of food and sommelier wine pairing)
Prices are in Thai Baht and inclusive of 10% service charge and applicable government tax
Limited seats, advanced reservation is required!
For more information, please contact 0 2344 8888 or email promotions@sukhothai.com
Chef Umberto Bombana – 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo
Menu 23rd & 24th May
White Asparagus & Oscietra Caviar
White asparagus and parmigiano reggiano foam
Warm Langoustine
Vegetables salad and egg emulsion
Homemade Maccheroncini
Blue lobster ragout and sea urchin
Homemade Tagliolini
Butter, parmesan and "Melanosporum" black truffle fondue
"Fassone" Veal Tenderloin
In crisp bread crust, parsley gnocchi, green vegetable morel mushroom jus
Sgroppino
Grand Cru Chocolate
Baked chocolate cream, cocoa nougatine and sorbet
For more information or to book a table for Umberto Bombana just log onto   http://www.sukhothai.com/bangkok/en/offers or call Restaurant Reservations at 02 344 8888 or email to: promotions@sukhothai.com
About Maestros Della Scala

Maestros Della Scala is an extraordinary series of quarterly gastronomic events – a new genre of culinary theatre – throughout 2018. The experiences will feature several of the world's most innovative, creative Italian chefs coming from Michelin-starred restaurants and gracing global restaurant listings such as the World's / Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, Le Liste, etc. In collaboration with La Scala's resident Chef de Cuisine David Tamburini, each of the visiting Italian kitchen maestros will present special lunch and dinner engagements, in addition to a dedicated Masterclass.

About Umberto Bombana

Chef BOMBANA Umberto, a native of Bergamo in Northern Italy, is widely noted as the best Italian chef in Asia. Since the 2010 opening of his flagship restaurant in Hong Kong, this has been recognized as one of the best Italian dining experiences in the world. 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA in Hong Kong, is the only Italian restaurant outside of Italy to hold three Michelin stars and voted No.13 in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2018. He also received recognition from the Miele Guide to Asia's Top 20 Restaurants and many more.

About La Scala

La Scala is a triumph of innovative design, the award-winning La Scala is highly coveted for classic and progressive Italian cuisine with fine European wines. The beautiful poolside setting is a bold statement in contemporary decor subtly infused with The Sukhothai's cultural heritage, and showcases an open kitchen, private room and a bar with a wine cellar. Great care is taken to ensure that the wines present the best choices to match selections, as well as to represent an excellent selection of Italy and from around the world.

About David Tamburini

Following his recent position as Executive Chef at Giando Italian Restaurant, Hong Kong, David's passion for food, its preparation and cooking, combined with his continuing strong interest in Asia led him to Thailand. Back in Sicily, David studied the different components and traditional recipes of southern Italy and expressed his desire to give to them a more contemporary ?avour, whilst developing a personal cooking style based upon the respective ingredients and techniques. Creative flair, a combination of traditional Italian recipes and his own renowned creations will form the basis of David's menu at La Scala. "It is indeed a great honour to be part of The Sukhothai family at such an iconic restaurant as La Scala, and I want to satisfy our diners with truly contemporary Italian flavours he says."

For further information or high-resolution images, please contact:
Chutima Limpasurat - Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +66 (0) 2 344 8671 or email to chutima.l@sukhothai.com

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