Michelin-starred Italian chef debuts in Portugal

The Italian Vittorio Colleoni was named Chef Govt on the eating places of the PBH lodge group. On the age of 38, Colleoni already has a Michelin star on his CV, earned for his work on the “San Martino” restaurant in Treviglio, within the Lombardy area of northern Italy.

The collaboration with the PBH Group is already underway with the design of the brand new menu for the Tasca da Memória restaurant, situated within the elegant and intimate Wine & Books Lisboa.

After rising up within the household restaurant “San Martino” – then in his father’s fingers, too chef -, Vittorio perfected his culinary strategies on the service of reference kitchens within the gastronomic panorama, with emphasis on visits to the emblematic eating places “Martín Berasategui” (three Michelin stars, situated in Lasarte-Oria, within the Basque Nation) and “El Celler de Can Roca ” (three Michelin stars, in Girona, Catalonia).

Vittorio Colleoni’s journey additionally handed by the USA, the place he labored on the restaurant “Alinea” (three Michelin stars, in Chicago) and at “Eleven Madison Park” (three stars, in New York).

Again in Italy, Vittorio took over and raised the extent of the household restaurant “San Martino” and received a Michelin star in 2013. He distinguished himself by his dedication to fish dishes, however not neglecting the basic favorites inherited from his father.

The following undertaking noticed the opening of “Marelet – Locanda e Osteria Contemporanea”, its personal, extra versatile area, additionally situated within the metropolis of Treviglio.

Keep in a luxurious lodge

Vittorio Colleoni now proposes to reinvent the idea of ‘tasca’ in a five-star lodge, elevating much more the extent of Tasca da Memória to an expertise of effective eatingshocking and providing all prospects a novel gastronomic discovery.

“I used to be actually born in a kitchen: my grandfather and father have been each cooks, and I performed as a child within the kitchen of our household restaurant. I can say that the eagerness for gastronomy was already born inside me and I accepted, with out hesitation, the problem that the PBH Group threw at me as a result of I consider that Portugal may be very fertile floor for my fashion of delicacies.”, says Vittorio Colleoni.

“I need to transfer away from the definition of ‘Conventional Italian Chef’. I’m above all an individual who likes to innovate and adapt to the very best native substances. At Tasca da Memória we’ll give precedence to merchandise which can be very fashionable with the Portuguese, similar to cod or octopus. We’re going to reinvent the idea of ‘tasca’, providing a effective eating expertise in a welcoming, relaxed ambiance, conducive to sharing,” concludes Vittorio Colleoni.

The Tasca da Memória restaurant, with a ornament and design designed by architect Joana Saraiva, is situated at Travessa da Memória 62, in Ajuda, subsequent to Belém, in Lisbon, and is open day by day, from Monday to Sunday, to most of the people. The area additionally has a terrace and bar service.

The collaboration of chef Vittorio Colleoni will quickly be prolonged to different models of the PBH Group, in addition to the event of latest initiatives.

The PBH Group is a reference in luxurious tourism in Portugal, offering distinctive experiences in unique areas. The Group integrates five-star lodge models all through the nation, together with VidaMar Lodges & Resorts (in Madeira and the Algarve), Wine & Books Lodges (in Lisbon and shortly additionally in Porto and later in Sintra), Montargil Monte Novo (in Alentejo), and São Rafael Holidays and Salgados Seashore Villas (in Algarve).

The Group can be current within the catering sector, with a number of eating places, similar to Tasca da Memória (Lisbon), Mamma Mia (Madeira) or Primadonna (Algarve), below the steering of Michelin-starred chef Vittorio Colleoni.

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