Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok Announces Riccardo Catarsi As Italian Guest Chef At Scalini In December

A Passionate Advocate of Preserving Authentic Italian Flavors Will Set New Heights for Modern Italian Fare in Bangkok

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November 18, 2016

BANGKOK - Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok today announced Riccardo Catarsi, Chef De Cuisine of il Cielo restaurant at Hilton Singapore, as guest chef at the award-winning Italian restaurant Scalini.

With his passion for preserving authentic Italian flavors, while reinventing classic dishes with his contemporary cooking methods, Catarsi is excited to instill new ideas and inculcate the novelty of traditional Italian cuisine through his contemporary culinary expertise, now being brought to Bangkok.

Starting on November 28, 2016, Scalini restaurant will offer its guests a new dining experience throughout the festive season. The four-course festive menu presented by Riccardo Catarsi is simply perfect for business, social and family celebrations. The set menu features three tempting choices for each course and Riccardo's set menu is priced very competitively at THB 1,899 net per person (food only) and THB 2,699 net per person with wine pairings.

"We are thrilled to welcome Riccardo as a very talented Italian guest chef whose expertise will surely inspire our food and beverage team," said Ian Barrow, general manager, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok. His expansive knowledge and culinary touches are one-of-a-kind and we are sure that his presence in Bangkok will be a major asset as we position our award-winning restaurant, Scalini, at the forefront of the city's festive dining scene. I know that Riccardo is looking forward to working in the open kitchen at Scalini in partnership with our resident executive chef Supoj Suwanwong."

Guests can enjoy the festive menu set at Scalini restaurant from November 28 to December 30, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 10.30 p.m. Scalini also offers full à la carte dining options throughout the festive period excluding December 31, 2016.

For more information, please call + 66 (0)2 620 6666, email bkksu.info@hilton.com or visit the hotel's website at Hilton.com.

About Riccardo Catarsi, Chef De Cuisine of il Cielo restaurant of Hilton Singapore
Born and raised in Livorno, a port city on the Western coast of Tuscany, Riccardo found interest in observing his parents cook since a very young age. He pursued his studies at the Institute of Professional Serving, Hospitality and Catering in Italy, being professionally trained in regional Italian cuisine and culinary art. To further hone his culinary skills, Riccardo has spent the last 15 years working with many F&B veterans and under the mentorship of various Michelin-star chefs at top-rated restaurants, taking on roles as Sous Chef and Head Chef. As an avid traveler, Riccardo takes pleasure in exploring and adopting inspiration from international cuisines.

About Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
Strategically located in the heart of prestigious Sukhumvit Road, Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok is a luxurious hotel with convenient access to the city's entertainment, business and shopping centers. The Summit, which offers three meeting rooms in a New York penthouse-styled living area, is equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual, VIP business amenities and innovative dining concepts. Scalini, the hotel's main dining room, features a live interactive kitchen with a pizza oven as well as a wine cellar and serves 1920s-inspired, fine Italian-American food. Mondo, a casual Mediterranean tapas/antipasto style dining concept, features an open kitchen with a charcuterie meat and cheese tower, barista bar and an outdoor Whiskey bar. All well-appointed 280 deluxe rooms and 25 spacious suites feature large windows for glorious city views and modern comforts for travelers. Guests can unwind at the rooftop infinity pool and a fully-equipped Precor gym. For information, please visit www.sukhumvitbangkok.hilton.com or contact the hotel directly on + 66 (0)2 620 6666. Social media users can engage with Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok at www.facebook.com/hiltonsukhumvit, www.twitter.com/hiltonbkk, and www.instagram.com/hiltonbkk.

Contact

Treamprom Klinhom
Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
+66 2 620 6666
treamprom.klinhom@hilton.com

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