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Chef Umberto Bombana to Host Two Exclusive Dinners in Bangkok

Chef Umberto Bombana to Host Two Exclusive Dinners in Bangkok
30 December, 2018

Chef Umberto Bombana to Host Two Exclusive Dinners in Bangkok

S.Pellegrino present two special dinners with three Michelin star Italian chef Umberto Bombana at Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok on 13 and 14 July.

Chef Umberto Bombana of restaurant 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA, the only three Michelin-starred Italian restaurant outside of Italy, will star as guest chef for two exclusive dinners at Le Normandie, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, on 13 and 14 July, 2016.

Hailed as “The King of White Truffles”, the Northern Italian Chef Umberto Bombana has made a name for himself in Hong Kong with his eponymous restaurant, a regular on Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, currently listed at #13. He takes the unique opportunity to take to the kitchen in Bangkok as part of the Fine Dining Guest Chef Series initiated by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna bringing renowned chefs to Thailand from top dining destinations around the world.

The exclusive evenings also form part of the wider celebrative culinary events scheduled for the Mandarin Oriental's 140th anniversary this year. Historically recognised for introducing Michelin starred chefs to Thailand in the mid 1970s the restaurant celebrates its continued success under Chef de Cuisine, Arnaud Dunand Sauthier, who has honed his culinary skills in some of the best kitchens in France.

The skilled chef hosts coupled with the luxurious refurbishment of Le Normandie French fine dining restaurant, complete with handcrafted chandeliers and a new wine cellar, look sure to make the two exquisite nights in a suitably refined location a fitting tribute to the Mandarin Oriental's 140 prestigious years.



Le Normandie Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Photo: Mandarin Oriental and Le Normandie Restaurant

During the two special evenings Chef Bombana will showcase his flair for contemporary Italian cuisine by serving a selection of his classic signature dishes in an especially designed eight course tasting menu paired with Italian wines and S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna mineral water:

The Menu

jamon ‘Iberico de Bellota’ 2010 gran reserva, black olive and raisin
NV Bellavista Alma Cuvée Brut, Franciacorta

sweet pepper and semi-dried tomato, oscietra caviar
2014 Cantina Terlano, ‘Terlaner’ Alto Adige

basil rattatuia, seafood emulsion butter, parmesan and ‘Melanosporum’ black truffle fondue
2013 Livio Felluga, Illivio, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

butter, parmesan and ‘Melanosporum’ black truffle fondue
2011 Pietradolce, Vigna Barbagalli, Sicily

porcini, chanterelle, matsutake, aromatic cheese
2010 Barolo, Bartolo Mascarello, Piedmont

whipped potato, red wine and plum sauce
2007 Brunello di Montalcino, Casanova di Neri, Tenuta Nuova, Tuscany

‘limone gelato’, limoncello, grappa and sparkling wine

pistachio, candied orange and ricotta gelato
2012 Passito di Pantelleria Bukkuram, Sole d’Agosto, Marco De Bartoli, Sicily


Bombana_Signature Dishes

Photo: From Left to right: Abalone, Lobster and Ricotta Tart

Reservation Details

To make a reservation for either of the tasting dinners, please email or contact +66 (2) 659 9000 ext 7390

What Fine Dining Guest Chef Dinner Series by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna

When 13 & 14 July, 2016

Where Le Normandie Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

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Chef Umberto Bombana to Host Two Exclusive Dinners in Bangkok

30 December, 2018
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