Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia– The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh appointed Riccardo Pinna as the Italian Sous Chef for Azzurro Restaurant. Chef Riccardo possess many years of expertise in the culinary field and enhances the hotel’s fine dining offering.
Chef Riccardo’s portfolio includes resourceful knowledge in launching and successfully opening five stars’ restaurant such as Villa Almarin Restaurant in Boutique Hotel. In addition to managing a fine dining restaurant, which he successfully did for four years at La Strada Restaurant and Café in Sumotori Company in Russia, while managing 20 chefs.
Currently, Italian renowned Chef Riccardo Pinna is the Executive Sous Chef at Azzurro, The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh. In his current role, he leads the Italian Restaurant team and updates the restaurant menu to include the finest of Italy’s favorite dishes throughout the various regions.
The delicious Azzurro at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh presents expansive views of the stunning indoor pool on the ground level, which features garden views from the floor-to-ceiling windows that compliments the phenomenal royal blue schemes of its interior design. The restaurant’s setting is warm and graceful with blend of comfortable built-in sofas and chairs that gives you the feel of intimate luxury.
Azzurro menu offers a fusion of dishes from the most famous gastronomic regions of Italy with great emphasis on the southern region that takes you through a journey of authenticity with a modern twist. A vast variety of dishes from homemade pasta to Neapolitan pizza, and a healthy combination of meat and fish like slow braised veal cheek, Azzurro’s veal Milanese, tagliolini with lobster and John Dory Acqua Pazza style.