Lobster Bar and Grill at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong presents Italian Chef Alfio Ghezzi of the Michelin-starred Locanda Margon, restaurant of the Ferrari Winery, Italy, who will introduce gastronomes to his trademark dishes from 8 to 13 October 2013.
Diners of Lobster Bar and Grill will have the chance to set out on a voyage to discover the Italian flavours encapsulating Chef Ghezzi’s innovative flair and avant-garde approach to cooking (Please refer to the Appendix I for detail of the menu). Apart from utilising the signature wines from the Ferrari Winery in the cooking, a variety of wines from the Ferrari Winery will also be presented to pair with the delectable treats.
On 10 October, a special wine dinner will be held for wine connoisseurs, completed with a four-course menu marrying a series of flagship wines from the Ferrari Winery. (Please refer to the Appendix II for detail of the menu)
“Food is a universal language, and I feel blessed that I am able to use food as a medium to convey my affection for Italian food on a plate to my customers from around the world,” said Chef Ghezzi, “and I get to do this for a living!”
About Chef Alfio Ghezzi
Prior to moving to Locanda Margon, Chef Ghezzi worked at the Hosteria dell’Orso in Rome and the Casinò Les Princes in Cannes under two great masters of Italian cuisine, Gualtiero Marchesi and Andrea Berton. He has a diploma in hospitality management, and started his career as a commis chef and chef de partie in various prestigious hotels in Italy; he was, as well, a vocational mentor.
At Locanda Margon, chef Ghezzi has created a place for culinary experimentation and for innovative combinations with sparkling wine throughout the meal.
About Locanda Margon
Locanda Margon is three kilometers from the Ferrari Trento winery, donned with contemporary décor and a magnificent terrace overlooking the Adige Valley. The restaurant prides itself on its fascinating and innovative pairing of the local cuisine with the magical delights of various versions of Trento DOC, an appellation for white and rosé sparking wine made in Trentino, Italy. In 2011, Locanda Margon was awarded a Michelin star and is, according to the La Guida delle Guide, the number one restaurant in Trentino and among the top 100 in Italy.
About Ferrai Winery
As a third generation run company, the Lunelli family continues to be the lifeblood of the Ferrari brand that bears a healthy respect for the past as well as a clear idea of the future. Only grapes grown in Trentino are used for Ferrari’s sparkling wines. Moreover, Ferrari is the leading producer in Italy of sparkling wine made by the Metodo Classico. Every bottle is a one-off, conceived, nurtured and perfected according to the strict precepts of founder Guilio Ferrari, which the Lunellis have made their own and that are today, the guiding principles of the production regulations for the Trento DOC.