Best of Villa d'Este at Dolce Vita (Mandarin Oriental, Singapore)

The Villa d'Este is one of the world's grandest hotels that overlook the famed Lake Como in Italy. Located in Cernobbio, Villa d’Este is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home to both an opulent lakeside hotel and critically acclaimed Veranda restaurant. Guest Chef Michele Zambanini will be presenting a gastronomic adventure at Dolce Vita in Mandarin Oriental, Singapore from 4 to 7 February 2015. With over 15 years at Villa d'Este and well-known for his culinary background and flair of incorporating traditional flavours in varied styles, this is an experience not to be missed! 

Diners can look forward to world-class regional specialties, such as an appetising Risotto alla barbabietola, a tangy combination of beetroot risotto, raw scallops and pistachios as a refreshing starter; Crema di baccala, astice blu, a blue lobster topped with salt cod cream and rosemary chips, or Filetto di manzo, an irresistible beef fillet accompanied by a tantalising duck liver-stuffed ravioli, served with apple compote.

Entice the palate further with noteworthy masterpieces, including the savoury ­Saltimbocca di rana pescatrice, monkfish paired with fregola and clams; delectable Guancetta di vitello brasata, a succulent braised veal cheek and sweet roots puree. Complete the unforgettable fine dining experience with a Barolo wine-scented Tiramisu or Trilogia di dessert Villa d’Este, an indulgent trio treat of Villa d’Este’s signature desserts.

Available from 4 to 7 February 2015, a three-course lunch is priced at SGD 75 per person, four-course lunch at SGD 85 per person, whereas dinner is priced at SGD 118 for a four-course set menu and SGD 145 for a five-course set menu. For reservations, please email or call +65 6885 3500. All prices quoted are subject to 10% service charge and 7% government taxes.