Italian-Inspired Winter Menu

08 Jan '24 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome the Alfresco season at Piatti by the Beach with a new Italian-inspired winter menu

Piatti by the Beach, located at the iconic Raffles the Palm Dubai, welcomes the alfresco season with a new winter menu inspired by South Italy’s authentic flavours.

This culinary haven is spearheaded by the visionary Chef Izu Ani, leading the kitchen’s creative force, with Chef Francesco Cortorillo as the Executive Chef. Chef Izu’s culinary journey stands as a testament to his commitment to using the finest ingredients, blending tradition with innovation, where each bite captures the heart of Italy. Carrying the commitment forward, Chef de Cuisine Oscar Noviello oversees daily operations, ensuring meticulous execution and seamless functioning.

Drawing inspiration from the rich culinary traditions of Southern Italy, Piatti by the Beach’s new winter menu will impress every palate. Guests can start with the raw selection of tartare and oysters or a special carpaccio selection, from Yellow Tail to Beef Carpaccio. The starters exude Italian charm, featuring delectable dishes such as the Bocconcini di Bufala con Degustazione di Tartare, buffalo mozzarella bites with langoustines, red prawns, bluefin tuna and wild salmon.

The pasta dishes promise an authentic taste of Italy with every bite. Guests can choose from a wide selection, including the Tagliolini allo Scoglio prepared with fresh seafood. They can also savour the Fagottelli Gamberi e Pesto di Pistacchi, showcasing homemade ravioli filled with red prawns and a pistachio and pesto sauce. Adding to these delights is the Spaghetti alle Vongole, presenting Spaghetti di Gragnano with clams, garlic, and chilli, offering a blend of aromas and tastes. Pizza aficionados can delight in signature thin and crusty pizzas, including the best seller Daviola.

For the mains, guests can expect the exquisite Branzino in Padella, Filetto di Tonno Rosso ai Ferri, or the rich flavours of Polpo alla Luciana, featuring grilled octopus served with tomato sauce, black olives, capers and croutons. Epicureans can indulge in the Scampi o Gamberoni Reali alla Griglia, succulent langoustines and vibrant King Prawns Carabineros sourced from the hotel’s fish bar, showcasing the freshest catch of the day. No journey through Southern Italy’s culinary essence is complete without a sweet ending. Delightful options include the Millefoglie Scomposta ai Frutti di Bosco, a deconstructed Mille-Feuille cake featuring custard cream and forest fruits, or the Torta Caprese con Gelato alla Vaniglia, a chocolate cake complemented by almond and hazelnut crumble, served with vanilla ice cream.

To make a reservation, please call 04 248 8889 or email [email protected].


About Raffles The Palm Dubai:

The palatial beach resort occupies a prime location on Palm Jumeirah Island and offers 387 luxurious rooms, suites and villas. The resort features spectacular sea views, a private white sand beach, an indoor and outdoor pool and a selection of restaurants such as Matagi, Piatti and Sola Jazz Lounge. The property encompasses a range of facilities with Raffles’ quintessential standards of service, including a 24- hour Raffles Butler and the private Raffles Lounge. With classic furnishings, the hotel opens up into the grand Blüthner Hall and a dedicated Raffles Patisserie serving chocolates and pastries. Visitors can pamper themselves in the Cinq Mondes Spa, offering 23 treatment rooms, two private spa suites, scrub rooms, hammams and fully equipped gym and yoga classes. The resort has also partnered with Virtuoso, a global network of agencies that craft bespoke trips and create unique experiences for guests around the world.

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About Raffles

Founded in Singapore in 1887, Raffles Hotels, Resorts and Residences are places where ideas are born, history is made and stories and legends are created. At each landmark address, distinguished guests and residents will find a world of elegance and enchanted glamour, where Raffles’ renowned legacy of gracious service knows no bounds. As the authentic heart of a destination, Raffles champions fine art and design, and fosters culture in all its forms, guiding guests to make discoveries in their own time and way. Raffles’ commitment to local communities is expressed through diverse initiatives with a unified mission to actively support the arts and the environment. From one generation to the next, visitors arrive as guests, leave as friends, and return as family. Raffles can be found in key international locations including Singapore, Paris, Istanbul, Dubai, Doha, Maldives, Udaipur, Phnom Penh and Bali; with flagship openings upcoming in London, Boston, Macau and Bahrain in 2023. Raffles is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,500 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL – Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. | |