Culinary White Truffle Experience at Ronda Locatelli Restaurant at Atlantis, The Palm Resort in Dubai

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Michelin star Chef Giorgio Locatelli dazzles with White Truffles at award-winning restaurant in Atlantis, The Palm Resort in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Atlantis, The Palm Resort invites guests and residents of Dubai to savour the unique taste of white truffles specially flown-in from Italy at award-winning restaurant, Ronda Locatelli by Michelin star Chef Giorgio Locatelli. For centuries, people have travelled from near and far to experience the aroma and flavour of the white truffle. Found by truffle hunters from the grounds of the San Pietro a Pettine Estate, the gourmet white truffle (Tuber Magnatum Pico) is harvested each year from October to December. Chef Giorgio Locatelli has infused the white truffles in a selection of authentic a la carte Italian dishes available only at Ronda Locatelli restaurant.

From the special white truffle menu, diners can begin with the Carpaccio Di Manzo Rucola, Grana, Tartufo Bianco, beef carpaccio under a bed of rocket salad topped with rich parmesan. Diners can continue with main dishes infused with white truffles, available in selected starter or main portions. These include the delectable homemade Tagliolini al Tartufo Bianco, tagliolini made with rich white and truffle butter, Risotto al Tartufo Bianco, parmesan risotto served with shavings of white truffle, Straccio Ripieno All’Occhio di Bue, PatateTartufo Bianco, a homemade egg yolk parcel with shavings of white truffle and Costoletta di Vitello Pure di Patate Tartufo Bianco, veal cutlet with potato puree topped with white truffle. Diners can choose Italy’s famous mouth-watering Zabaglione al Marsala, Tartufo Bianco, Marsala zabaglione topped with white truffle as the ultimate dessert to end the evening.

At Ronda Locatelli, Giorgio Locatelli creates a rustic, warm and inviting restaurant that blends the charm of an Italian countryside with the modernity of Dubai. Sophisticated traditional Italian-style cooking uses the freshest of ingredients and is served family style, from brick-oven pizzas to delicate pastas.
For a limited time starting 28 October 2010, diners can enjoy the unforgettable white truffle experience with family, friends or a romantic meal for two at Ronda Locatelli. For reservations or additional information, please contact restaurant reservations on +971 4 426 2626 or by emailing: dxb-restres(at)atlantisthepalm(dot)com. Complimentary valet parking is available when dining at any of the restaurants at Atlantis, The Palm resort.

Ashley McBain, Kerzner International         
+ 971 4 426 0325                

Amanda Chong, Atlantis, The Palm
+971 4 426 0390

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About Atlantis, The Palm Hotel & Resort, Dubai - Atlantis, The Palm is a 1,539 room, ocean-themed destination resort located at the centre of the crescent of the man-made Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. This US$1.5 billion joint venture project was developed with Dubai Government owned, Istithmar. Opened in September 2008, the resort utilises the 46 hectares site with 17 hectares of water park amusement, further marine and entertainment attractions and a collection of some of the most renowned world-class chefs including Nobu, Giorgio Locatelli, Santi Santamaria and Michel Rostang. Atlantis, The Palm Hotel offers an unprecedented entertainment centre, an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops and extensive meeting and convention facilities. It is home to one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world, with some 65,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays including The Lost Chambers, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis.


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