Benvenuto Francesco Antonino Bucca, that’s amore!
Cucina restaurant at JW Marriott Hotel Dubai welcomes their new Italian Chef
Dubai, U.A.E. – February 2012 – Announcing the arrival of our new Italian Chef de Cuisine, Chef Francesco Antonino Bucca to JW Marriott Hotel Dubai’s Cucina restaurant.
Born in the heart of Sicily, Chef Francesco brings with him generations of family recipes and a priceless knowledge of all dishes Italian. In our long search, we found his reputation and passion towards creating lasting relationships through his cuisine, matched Cucina’s traditional, old world, family trattoria concept. Francesco will be serving the best of traditional dishes and invites guests to experience Italian cooking in its purest form.
Kevin Wills, Director of Food and Beverage Operations, commented:
“Cucina is more of a standalone restaurant than a hotel outlet and Chef Francesco will be running the operation as a proprietor would in his own family business. The restaurant received the Certification of Hospitality from the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the UAE in 2010, and with his experience he will certainly treat our guests to a slice of the best Italy has to offer.”
The original Cucina in Dubai, this cozy trattoria is reminiscent of an old Italian kitchen complete with rustic exposed brick, open kitchen and the heady aroma of tomatoes, olive oil and oregano. The wood-fired pizza oven bakes crispy thin-crust pies while the chefs serve up a delicious variety of traditional Italian anti-pastas and salads, accompanied by home-made pastas, pizzas and risottos.
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