The third and final dinner in a series to celebrate the launch of S.Pellegrino's 'Journey of Water' project during Milan Design Week 2018, for which different designers have reimagined the famous S.Pellegrino label, saw Italian chef Davide Oldani create a menu around 'Bubbles.'
The eight-course menu (below) picked up on the theme of bubbles presented by French designer Philippe Nigro, as his contribution to the Journey of Water project.
"Which is the most immediate image that people have when thinking of S.Pellegrino? The Bubbles, of course. So, I wanted to play with this iconic symbol," says Nigro.
Davide Oldani Bubbles Menu
Olive oil grissini
Caramelized hazelnuts with salt
Bignè, blue cheese, fruit compote and toasted seeds
Foie gras in sphere
Poached egg, asparagus and lavander
Rose and Rice
Veal in crust with salt and candy rhubarb
The Oldani dinner follows similar dinners from chefs Matias Perdomo and Daniel Canzian, who were inspired to create menus around the themes of clouds and the filtration of water through the earth, as imagined by designers Neri&Hu and Steven Haulenbeek respectively.
Journey of Water is a collaboration between S.Pellegrino and Italian arhitect Giulio Cappellini, who is known for his mentoring abilities and personally selected the designers involved.
Following Milan Design Week, the project will be toured around the biggest events on the global design calendar.
All photos: Luca Rotondo
Left to right: Giulio Cappellini, Phillipe Nigro and Davide Oldani.