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Inside Massimo Bottura's New Florence Restaurant

Inside Massimo Bottura's New Florence Restaurant
From Fine Dining Lovers - January 10, 2018

Chef Massimo Botturasnew restaurant in Florence opens to the public today.

The 50-seat Gucci Osteria, which is housed inside the newly renovated Gucci Garden Galleria in the 14th century Palazzo della Mercanzia, will offer an entirely new menu of Italian classics with an interational twist, including Parmigiano Reggiano tortellini, Peruvian-inspired tostadas, pork belly buns and mushroom risotto, priced at around 20-30 per dish, according to Reuters. Chef Ana Karime Lopez Kondo will head up the kitchen.

The theme is most definitely green, with lines from a 15th-century Medici carnival song written in gold script on therestaurants stone tablet-linedwalls, according to The Spaces. "The restaurant is a reminder that Florence has always been a centre of cultural exchange, particularly during the Renaissance," says Bottura.

Situated in the Italian citys most famous square, the Piazza della Signoria, the Gucci Garden also features a boutique, galleries, a fashion archive and video installations.

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