Italian specialty restaurant, Prego at The Westin Mumbai Garden City recently hosted a culinary face-off -Clash of Italians, among two cooks, who added out the excellent of gastronomic experience. The one-of-its type occasion celebrated the nuances of genuine and awesome Italian cuisine that mesmerized the food fanatics and guests alike.
The tasteful event was for my part curated via gifted Marriott maestros – Chef Marouane Rahali, Head Chef at Alto Vino, Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield and Chef Antonello Cancedda, Chef De Cuisine. Hailing from Genoa – the capital city in the coastal area of Liguria in Italy, Antonello Cancedda, Chef De Cuisine, Prego – The Westin Mumbai Garden City showcased his knowledge in seafood, while Marouane Rahali, Chef De Cuisine, Alto Vino – Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield hailing from Milan – located inside the Lombardy place, – provided the specialties of this hilly province.
Sharad Datta, wellknown supervisor, The Westin Mumbai Garden City
While witnessing the tough clash among the chefs, we stuck up with Sharad Datta, standard supervisor, The Westin Mumbai Garden City and here’s what he had to say on the primary ever precise idea curated through them.
The menu all through this 10-day festival featured a unique amalgamation of sinfully scrumptious creations from the two gifted cooks. Chef Marouane’s menu highlighted dishes Dalle colline (from the hills) like Pollo tonnato (hen sluggish cooked and served with tuna and capers sauce), Beetroot gnocchi, candy blue cheese sauce toasted walnut, Polenta croccante cuore di Gorgonzola dolce, lenticchie e salsa alle, (crispy polenta with coronary heart of candy Gorgonzola cheese, puy lentils stew vegetable jus). This medley can be finished with a tasty Tiramisu decomposition (deconstructed Tiramisu, mascarpone, espresso Ice cream), and Tartufo al cioccolato Belga zabaglione al liquor di nocciola frutti di Bosco (Belgian dark chocolate truffle, hazelnut liquor, zabaglione, wild berries).
While Chef Antonello’s menu, dal mare (from the ocean) gives prime seafood delights, famous in Genoa like; Cappon magro (traditional Genovese antipasto, with fish, shellfish and salsa verde) Spaghetti allo scoglio, (seafood, frutti di mare homemade spaghetti, lemon zest), Grigliata mista di pesce (grilled sea bass, prawns, infant octopus, calamari, and grilled greens. To balance this notable menu, the dessert offerings include Zuppa Inglese (vanilla and chocolate cake flavored with rose syrup) and Sorbetto al arancia e al Limone (orange sorbet and lemon sorbet).
Here are glimpses of the clash and a short chat with both the Italian maestros, who charmed the guest with their culinary abilties
While apart from showcasing his extra-regular culinary talents, chef Antonello enchanted the visitors together with his magical making a song which introduced to the whole experience. Here’s a close have a look at it
Commenting at the launch of the competition, Rahul Dhavale, government chef – The Westin Mumbai Garden City, stated “At The Westin Mumbai Garden City, it’s far our steady endeavor to host thrilling activities which now not best enchantment to guest palates but additionally create memorable experiences. The Clash of the Italians is one such event with Italian maestros showcasing their culinary fortes and providing visitors the fine of Italia.”
The event was additionally graced with the aid of presence of celeb guest, Mandira Bedi. And right here’s what she had to mention about the whole affair.
Further, Antonello Cancedda, Chef De Cuisine also talked about his usual experience and he said, “As an Italian and a nearby of Italy’s historic port town – Genoa, Genoese cuisine is ingrained in me considering my childhood. It is genuine, flavorful and enormously engaging. I felt it might be exciting so that you can showcase each our cuisines to the Indian palate, as I recognise Indians are extremely appreciative of best eating at its nice.”He in addition provides, “The festival is a tribute to the exceptional foods of each areas. We feel privileged to host this wonderful ensemble. It gives an collection of techniques and numerous components to deliver exactly what we each anticipated.”