Singapore-based Chef Lino may introduce himself as a 'traditional village boy' (he was born and raised in Sicily), but to the culinary world, he is the award-winning chef-owner of Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare, who is known for his commitment to the preservation of authentic Italian traditions with a focus on sustainable ingredients. A recipient of the Chef's Choice Award at the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence 2016, he has also been inducted into the WSQ Mentor Chef Hall of Fame.

Coming soon: Award-winning Chef Lino Sauro at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Here comes good news for local gourmands: From 14 to 18 March, The Library at The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur will be hosting a five-day culinary showcase with Chef Lino. Go on a gastronomic journey with Chef Lino and savour his signature take on authentic Southern Italian cuisine, where his expertise of combining contemporary culinary techniques and traditional Sicilian flavours will shine through a specially designed four-course dinner menu.

 

See the full menu below:

Award-winning Guest Chef Lino Sauro at The Library

 

Amuse Bouche

Ostrica

Oyster, sherry vinegar jelly, wasabi chips, Avruga caviar

 

Appetiser

Polipo

Charred citrus-glazed octopus, capsicum and sun dried tomato aioli

 

Entrée

Capellini con Aracosta

Angel hair pasta, lobster, seaweed, carrot

 

Mains

Zuppa di Pesce 'Gattopardo'

Signature Gattopardo seafood stew

 

or

 

Risone di Seppia E Cozze con Pistacchio

Squid ink 'rice pasta', cuttlefish, mussels, chili, pistachio pesto

 

or

 

Manzo Australiano

Australian Wagyu, morel mushrooms, horseradish sauce

 

Dessert

Cassata

Sicilian ricotta cheese cake

 

Freshly brewed coffee or tea with Petit Fours

 

The specially curated four-course Sicilian dinner by Chef Lino at The Library will be available at RM250 per person, with an option of wine pairing at RM375 per person.

 

For reservations, please email dining@ritzcarlton.com.my or call +603 2142 8000.

 

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