Il Borro Tuscan Estate Opens a New Chapter with Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai, at Al Naseem Madinat
Representing 1,000 years of history, the authentic new restaurant and bar fuses innate Italian hospitality in a biodynamic approach
Dubai, UAE, 5 October 2016: Il Borro, the Tuscan estate owned by the Ferregamo family, representing over 1,000 years of rich heritage and one of the most coveted resorts in the world, is delighted to announce its first venture outside of Italy; Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai. Located within the prestigious Al Naseem Madinat, Jumeirah’s latest addition to its signature Arabian Resort, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai will translate the history, innate hospitality and biodynamic approach for a new Middle Eastern audience. The restaurant bar and lounge concept is set for a December opening.
The Dubai concept builds upon the legacy of Il Borro in Tuscany, a beautiful estate stretching over 700 hectares. A Medieval Village has been converted into a five star Relais and Chateaux resort in which the world-renowned Tuscan Bistro is nestled in uninterrupted scenery. This highly sought after restaurant bears the personal hallmark of the Ferregamo family and is supplied by produce from the Il Borro estate, including organic wines, olive oil, honey and a state of the art bio-farm.
Located on the Turtle Lagoon within the Al Naseem property, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro Dubai translates the Il Borro pedigree for a Middle Eastern audience. The venue will fuse a vibrant restaurant and bar area to explore the incredible quality, rich history and extensive diversity of Tuscan food, drawing inspiration from a number of intricately woven culinary traditions and showcasing the innate hospitality and passion of the Italian spirit.
Central to the Il Borro story is the food offer, led by the brand’s Executive Chef Andrea Campani. His dishes are modern interpretations of Tuscan cuisine, where the use of locally-sourced raw ingredients and a skillful mix of textures reign supreme to offer unusual delights for the palate. Gourmands of all ages will be treated to a culinary experience where innovation meets tradition, and will gently evolve with the seasons.
Diners entering the main restaurant area will be greeted with a fresh display counter to entice the senses, featuring an array of fresh fish, aged meat and a selection of fine cheeses. Guests will be spoilt for choice with a variety of cold starters such as the popular Burrata to signature Tartares, freshly prepared to order at the counter.
The eye is also drawn to the central bar area, where a selection of signature cocktails infused with Tuscan ingredients can be enjoyed whilst taking in the view of the Turtle Lagoon and the Arabian sea, creating an atmosphere that heightens towards the evening hours.
Celebrations are perfectly accommodated in the Private Dining Room, which offers a dedicated cooking station for a bespoke menu, served directly to the table. Guests wishing to add their own personal touch to the occasion can match the theme of the dinner with a personalized soundtrack of their choosing. The dining room opens out onto the picturesque setting of Turtle Lagoon, where guests are greeted by the gentle sea breeze as they enjoying a tailored culinary experience.
Of the opening, Salvatore Ferragamo said:“The Ferragamo family and I are excited to bring a piece of the Il Borro Tuscan estate to a discerning Middle East audience. We look forward to treating the UAE to a taste of true Tuscan authenticity where organic, sustainable and ethically grown produce and a commitment to hand-craftsmanship is at the heart of everything we do, from our menu to warm Italian hospitality.”
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Opening Time: daily from 12:30pm to 1:00am
Lunch: Served daily from 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Dinner: Served daily from 7:00pm - 11:30pm
About Il Borro Tuscan Bistro
Il Borro Tuscan Bistro is an Italian restaurant and bar over looking Turtle Lagoon within the prestigious Al Naseem hotel, Jumeirah’s latest addition to it’s signature Arabian Resort. Set to open by the end of 2016, Il Borro represents the exciting next chapter of the brand’s first expansion outside of Italy.
Il Borro a name with over a 1000 year history stretching over 700 hectares in the heart of Tuscany is known for its Medieval Village that was fully renovated to a 5 star Relais and Chateaux resort. Owned and operated by the Ferragamo family whom developed the Tuscan Bistro as an authentic interpretation of Italian cuisine and that resembles a piece of Il Borro in every corner. Putting Tuscan heritage into practice, Il Borro is home to its own wines, olive oil, honey, and a state of the art bio-farm. Sustainability and integrity lie at the core of the Il Borro philosophy.
Central to the Il Borro story is the food offering, led by the brand’s Executive Chef Andrea Campani working closely with the resident Executive Chef Maurizio Bosetti bridging the authenticity of the Tuscan style of cooking. The menu offers dishes that will satisfy guests of all preferences with seasonal menu offerings from produce grown and brought in from Il Borro’s farms.