Clark, Pampanga, PHILIPPINES – In a pursuit of vitality and Swiss hospitality, Swissôtel Clark opens its 10th restaurant to date, Ristorante di Verona, an authentic Italian restaurant using contemporary and modern culinary techniques. Verona is a province in Italy and known to be the setting of the classic romantic novel Romeo & Juliet. Ristorante di Verona is set to welcome guests and customers this 7 July 2022.
Situated in 5th floor of Swissôtel Clark, Ristorante di Verona offers guests a new concept of indoor and an alternative al fresco dining, overlooking the mountainous and natural view of the Zambales Mountain Ranges.
“We are overwhelmed by the continuous support that our guests and customers showed since the hotel’s soft-opening last 1 March 2022. We are fascinated with the warm acceptance to the #SwissHospitality and #SwissTastes concepts from us. After three months of soft operation, and as we continue to offer unique dining experiences for our guests, we are hoping for your continuous support as we open our 10th dining outlet in the newest vibrant destination within Clark – Ristorante di Verona.” said Tarek Aouini, General Manager of Swissôtel Clark.
While Swissôtel Clark opens yet another restaurant, it promises to deliver a range of culinary concepts that the guests will surely love. The opening of Ristorante di Verona marks another milestone, being the newest Italian fun-dining restaurant in Clark Freeport Zone.
Great views, warm service and authentic Italian food – for those looking to enjoy a romantic vibe or a well-comfortable but refined alfresco dining, Ristorante di Verona offers the best of both worlds. Be charmed by the dash of creative nature of the interiors, starting from the atmospheric windows and wall installations, spacious halls, private dining rooms, up to the contemporary architecture of the ceiling that takes customers back to the timeless aesthetics of Italy.
Inspired by the Italian precision of fine-dining, Ristorante di Verona features an all-encompassing menu, starting from the aperitif to digestivo. Enjoy a different culinary approach to the eminently satisfying Italian dishes such as Prosciutto San Daniele, melone or Insalata di mele, gorgonzola, balsamico di Modena 25 anni 550, backed with the sound of contemporary Italian music.
To get the full experience, customers can choose from the rich-flavoured wines to accompany their sumptuous lunch or dinner. Ristorante di Verona offers an extensive wine selection of over 300 labels sourced from various regions, including a 1958 Pio Cesare Barolo from Italy and a 1990 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1er Cru Classe from France.
Not a wine drinker? Ristorante di Verona’s signature cocktail Princepessa is a nice match to an eloquent dining experience – a simple, crisp and refreshing cocktail that is a sure hit to the senses.
Allow your palate to travel in different places of Italy with Ristorante di Verona’s very own Balsamic Reduction that is suitable for the most special occasions, to top off their Italian bread with a light and fragrant touch. Ristorante di Verona houses a 25-year old Balsamic Vinegar of Modena used mainly as an ingredient for reductions, following all the rules of a century old tradition.
To close out the decadent Italian meal, Ristorante di Verona offers selections of Digestivo, including Italian Herbal liqueur, a perfect after-meal digestif, and more than ten types of Grappas.
Heading Ristorante di Verona is an international-renowned chef Alessio Loddo, hailing from Sardinia, Italy. Starting his experience from the free-standing restaurants in Italy, he ventured in international regions as early as 2000s in Dubai, and has opened multiple Italian Restaurants on 5-star hotels all over the world, including BiCE Ristorante of Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, Le Meridian Phuket Beach Resort, and La Gritta Restaurant in Bangkok.
He was also in-charge of quite a few Italian restaurants located here in the Philippines, including: Tosca Italian Restaurant of Dusit Thani Hotel Manila, Waterfront Cebu City, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City Alabang, and Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay before joining Swissôtel Clark.
With 27 years in service, he has continuously embedded Italian heritage in cuisine, inspired by his roots in Sardinia. The place is known all over the world with its clear, pristine beaches, and its local Mediterranean and Italian cuisine, including cheese and wine selections.
Chef Alessio has been part of Swissôtel Clark since 2021, long before its pre-opening.
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