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Welcome to the FloorTwo, Il Vero

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 brigade is managed by Chef Gilberto who started in 2016. 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

Gilberto is above all passionate about Mediterranean cuisine. Italian, he was born in Milan and grew up in Vallée d'Aoste where his parents were known to produce the regional ham and other meats. Gilberto is very in touch with nature, his interest in herbs and vegetables and also the attachement he has for his roots, shows through his cooking. Chef Gilberto surprises you with exclusive Mediterranean produce, with a true Italian passion for the good stuff!

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.

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About Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva: 

Grand Hotel Kempinski in Geneva is a luxury five-star Hotel and Spa complex, the largest in Switzerland, that enjoys a privileged location on Lake Geneva with stunning views of the Jet d'Eau fountain and Mont Blanc. With its perfect combination of elegance and first class service, Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva is the first choice for discerning guests around the world and a destination in itself.

The Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva features 412 rooms including 33 amazing suites and 14 apartments. The Hotel is home to 3 gourmet restaurants: Italian cuisine at Il Vero, expertly prepared steak at Le Grill and traditional Chinese cuisine at Lou One. The Spa Valmont with 1,400m2 dedicated to wellness and relaxation in a peaceful and refined setting with a further indoor 250m2 fitness centre and 20m-long indoor pool. A luxury shopping gallery with a car rental
agency, a pharmacy and an underground parking complete our offer.

About Kempinski Hotels:
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 76 five-star hotels and residences in 34 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one imbues the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location.
Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. •

For further media information:
Talbot Marion • Public Relation Director • Tel. +41 22 908 91 45
Quai du Mont-Blanc 19, C.P 176, CH 1211 Geneva 21, Suisse

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