Antonio Marras opens boutique and F&B hybrid
The premium Italian brand has opened its first concept store and restaurant in City Walk, Dubai
Unlike any other Antonio Marras boutique in the world, this latest branch in City Walk is the first to feature an Antonio Marras restaurant inside the boutique.
The chef de cuisine, Domenico Santagada, who has over 10 years of International experience from fine dining venues, has created an ‘early start’ breakfast menu served from 10 am to noon as well as an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner.
“The menu is exciting, we want to achieve a true Italian experience by using local fresh product prepared with some of the best Italian ingredients,” said Santagada.
The menu features risotto acquerello an organic vintage rice prepared by Santagada following an original Italian recipe with fresh zucchini flower and shrimps, spaghettoni benedetto cavalieri with tomato and lobster and Sicilian cannoli and tiramisu.
Marras said in a statement: “Dubai is one of the first markets in the entire world at the moment and I’m very proud to be part of it with such an important presence.
"Together with I’M Isola Marras, our first flagship store in the world, I’m excited about the Antonio Marras flagship store opening. The two stores perfectly reflect our atmosphere in the choice of furniture, which were selected piece by piece with deep research in the creation of an extension of the Marras world throughout Sardinia. Moreover opening a restaurant with my name is a dream come true.”