The FloorTwo Restaurant, appreciated for its ambience and its breathtaking views of the city, is changing. It will now offer a new culinary journey, starting behind the Mont-Blanc Mountain and moored to Léman Lake. Welcome to the FloorTwo, Il Vero.
The menu now offers more than a Mediterranean spirit: Italia is on every table, with traditional dishes served just the way we like them. Whether one desires sea bass tartar, black ravioli, gambas risotto, sea bream or Marsala pork, all tastes will be satisfied. Ripatoni arrabbiata fusilli with tomatoes mozzarella antipasti are also part of this parade of flavours. A Cimballi machine holds a place of honour and offers the inimitable Amici coffee.
The new brigade is managed by Chef Salvatore who started in May 2013. It will be a new challenge for the Chef, who looks forward to preparing genuine Italian recipes. The concept of the restaurant focuses on returning to the roots of Italian cuisine and on the taste and quality of the final product.
When it comes to the welcome and service one receives in a restaurant, Giovanni Lanzetta is a master: moving from the Grill to FloorTwo, he has taken the new position because Italy has always been so important to him. His 30 years of experience have already convinced locals and guests of his talents.
A dynamic chef
Marcello Salvatore is passionate about Mediterranean cooking. A native Italian, his experience shows how keenly interested in cuisine he has been throughout his life and how cooking is a part of his roots.
The Chef is only 27 years old but already acquired more than 12 years of experience working in the best European kitchens. Chef Salvatore decided to join Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva to create a little spot of Italian paradise in Switzerland. The restaurant will officially open Monday, 27 May, 2013.
From the plates to the decorations …
The journey is not solely about cuisine; the terrace of the Restaurant has been totally redesigned as well. The tables are placed among grape vines and cypress and the landscape has been drawn by “le Fleuriste des Augustins”, specialists in the creation of an ambience through the use of trees and plants.
Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva also chose a renowned architect to handle the use of lighting and LED technology in Youri Agabekov, who has created an exclusive lighting set up for Il Vero. Clients will feel as if they are in Tuscany whilst enjoying the awesome view.