The Michelin International Chef Showcase Featuring Roberto Cerea and Fabrice Vulin

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9 - 10 November at The Tasting Room, City of Dreams, Macau


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HONG KONG and MACAU, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin has announced the next round of its MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau Dining Series International Chef Showcase. Following the same four-hands collaboration format with some of the world's finest Chefs, this round of International Chef Showcase, in collaboration with Official Title Partner Melco Resorts, will feature French Chef Fabrice Vulin from 2-Michelin-starred The Tasting Room in Macau and Roberto Cerea, from the 3-Michelin-starred Da Vittorio in Bergamo, Italy.


Representing their respective restaurants, Chef Vulin (Tasting Room) and Roberto Cerea (Da Vittorio) will work together in creative harmony to present a special 9-course dinner tasting menu for discerning guests, paired with excellent wines handpicked by Robert Parker Wine Advocate. Their exquisite joint menu will only be showcased at The Tasting Room in the City of Dreams integrated resort from 9 - 10 November, 2018.

"We always strive for excellence, so for this collaboration, I chose Chef Roberto -- the very best chef in Italy. The dishes presented by Da Vittorio are the Cerea family's old recipes that have been passed down to the second generation. For The Tasting Room, we have created complementing dishes that are a reflection of my classic culinary training roots, as well as new inspirations and techniques acquired along the way. At the end of the meal, expect a thrilling live presentation of the Cannoncini and Gioconda," says Fabrice Vulin, Executive Chef of The Tasting Room.

"I am very curious and excited about this experience. Thanks to Leonardo who worked with us before, we now have the opportunity to visit a country that is still unknown to me. We have brought our signature dishes that represent us and our unique way of thinking in recent years. Prepare for bold flavours and a real taste of Italian cuisine and our restaurant," says Roberto Cerea, Executive Chef of Da Vittorio.

About The Tasting Room at City of Dreams

Located on Level 3 of NUWA, City of Dreams, The Tasting Room was elevated to two Michelin stars in the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau 2016, and has maintained its star rating for 2017-18. The Tasting Room presents classic French cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Fabrice Vulin using the most exquisite and the season's most delicious ingredients from around the world.

About Fabrice Vulin, Executive Chef of The Tasting Room

There are few chefs that can boast a pedigree comparable to that of Fabrice Vulin. The Executive Chef at two-Michelin-starred The Tasting Room, Chef Fabrice is renowned for his classic yet contemporary take on French fine dining. Chef Fabrice has honed his craft in some of the world's most hallowed kitchens, from France, Switzerland and Morocco to Hong Kong and Macau. He has built up an unrivalled network of produce suppliers and close friendships with pioneering culinary artisans -- unique relationships that allow him to source the rarest ingredients. Chef Fabrice Vulin further enhanced his sparkling reputation over three-and-a-half years as Chef de Cuisine of two-Michelin-starred Caprice at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, before making the short hop to Macau to helm The Tasting Room in 2017.

Owners Bruna and Vittorio Cerea were young, in love and shared the same passion for food when they first opened "Da Vittorio" in Bergamo in 1966. Bergamo soon became an essential visit for lovers of haute cuisine, and the success of Da Vittorio also brought their first Michelin star (1978), which, matched by the wealth of accolades and glowing write ups by leading food critics from Italy and abroad, was doubled in 1996. In the second millennium, 2010 finally brought the highly sought-after, third Michelin star.

About Chef Roberto Cerea, Executive Chef of Da Vittorio

Chef Roberto works alongside his elder brother, Enrico, who possesses the same affliction: a passion for good food. Chef Roberto spent a valuable period of his life honing his knowledge through study and vigorous practice, taking part in workshops to perfect his technique and skills. His passion for "first courses" has led to a succession of mouth-watering recipes, whose roots are based in the finest traditions of Mediterranean cuisine.

The special collaboration dinner menu between The Tasting Room x Da Vittorio is as below:

Foie Gras Cherry
"Da Vittorio"

Poached Brittany Lobster
Watermelon and yuzu vinaigrette
2016 Primeiras Vinhas Alvarinho, Soalheiro, Moncao e Melgaco, Portugal (wine pairing)
"The Tasting Room"

Confit Cod Fish, Tripe Ragu and Smoked Potato Foam
2016 Primeiras Vinhas Alvarinho, Soalheiro, Moncao e Melgaco, Portugal (wine pairing)
"Da Vittorio"

Risotto Chestnut and Crispy Pork Belly with Moscato Di Scanzo Wine Reduction
2015 Morey-Saint-Denis, Domaine Philippe Charlopin-Parizot, Burgundy, France (wine pairing)
"Da Vittorio"

Slow Cooked Brittany Sea Bass, Shellfish and Champagne Sauce
2015 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Vide-Bourse, Domaine Marc Colin et Fils, Burgundy, France (wine pairing)
"The Tasting Room"

Beef Tenderloin by Alexandre Polmard
"A La Ficelle",
Vegetables of The Pot Au Feu And Double Beef Consomme
2010 La Dame de Montrose, Saint-Estephe, Bordeaux, France (wine pairing)
"The Tasting Room"

Avocado and Yogurth
"Da Vittorio"

Lemon Tart
2017 Moscato d'Asti Bosc dla Rei, Beni di Batasiolo, Piemonte, Italy (wine pairing)
"The Tasting Room"

Cannoncini and Gioconda Live
"Da Vittorio"

The MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau Dining Series has previously included some of the best chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants around the globe to cook for discerning diners in Hong Kong and Macau. Bringing together esteemed gourmet connoisseurs, the exclusive Dining Series in Macau is in collaboration with Official Title Partner Melco Resorts and Entertainment and wine experts Robert Parker Wine Advocate -- who carefully curate the highly-rated wine pairings for each menu.

For the latest and greatest dining news, events and announcements about the MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau Dining Series, foodies should bookmark the MICHELIN Guide website, follow the official Facebook, and download the mobile app: Michelin HKM.

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International Chef Showcase, MICHELIN Guide Hong Kong Macau Dining Series

Roberto Cerea, Executive Chef of Da Vittorio (3 Michelin stars), Bergamo, Italy

And Fabrice Vulin, Executive Chef of The Tasting Room (2 Michelin stars), City of Dreams, Macau 


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Location:  The Tasting Room, City of Dreams, Macau


9-course Dinner:

9 - 10 November, 2018


Price: MOP$1888+10% [USD241 + 10%], wine pairing available at additional MOP $800 + 10% [USD 103 + 10%]

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