Breaking News: Keep an eye out for the Autumn launch of Ristorante Frescobaldi bringing the Italian culinary delights of Tuscany to London!
The Frescobaldi family are one of Italy’s oldest and most respected wine dynasties and are open their first restaurant and wine bar in the UK as a joint venture with the Good Food Society.
This new venue will be part of the successful Italian group of Dei Frescobaldi restaurants and wine bars (launched in 1999) who are acclaimed for their welcoming atmosphere and Tuscan hospitality as well as exquisite food and wine pairings, specialising in their own contemporary interpretation of classic Tuscan dishes.
The wine list features an array of award-winning wines produced by Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, with their vineyards predominantly in the hills around Florence and Siena, including well known varieties like Mormoreto, a single-vineyard cru of Castello di Nipozzano, through to their flagship Frescobaldi cuvée and Brunello di Montalcino Castelgiocondo Riserva.
Their care and attention continues regarding produce and sourcing. ‘The family is now associated with one of the world’s finest olive oils, Laudemio, produced from olives harvested and pressed on the same day to guarantee maximum freshness.’
Frescobaldi have appointed Roberto Reatini as head chef to create a scintillating menu of his modern interpretation of classic Tuscan dishes; and who is a talented young chef with an impressive culinary curriculum vitae including postings as sous chef at Zafferano restaurant and prior to this as senior sous chef at Shoreditch House, were he worked alongside head chef Michele Nargi.
Cannot wait to try culinary delights including the potatoes gnocchi, red mullet, ‘nduja & almond; veal cheek pappardelle; and ossobuco. Though, very importantly, ensuring we save room for tempting sounding desserts like mille-feuille with caramelised apricots!