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Shenzhen, China – February 26, 2016 - From 16 to 19 March, 2016, Chef Stefano Nicodemo from Paletto at The Ritz-Carlton, Shenzhen welcomes Italian Chef Giuseppe Di Iorio of the one Michelin-starred Aroma restaurant in Rome, Italy who will introduce privileged guests to his trademark dishes. Considered one of the most remarkable Italian chefs, Giuseppe is renowned for haute cuisine that combines the traditional and the avant-garde whilst maintaining authentic Italian flavours. Chef Giuseppe will bring his culinary team from the exquisite flagship Aroma Restaurant which a spectacular terrace on the top floor of  Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, overlooking the Colosseum  in Rome.

Hailing from a large family with roots in Rome and Calabria, six siblings and a father who loves to cook, Chef Giuseppe discovered cooking in the most Italian of ways. After attending hotel school in Rome, he joined the Margutta restaurant, before moving to London’s prestigious Hyde Park Hotel, where he worked under the guidance of Giuseppe Sestito, the first Italian to hold the position of executive chef at the famous establishment. On his return to Rome, Giuseppe entered the world of exclusive hotel restaurants, working at such prestigious establishments as Hotel Inghilterra and Parco dei Principi. In 2005, he was reunited with Giuseppe Sestito at the Michelin-starred Mirabelle restaurant on the terrace of the Hotel Splendide Royal. Since 2010, he works for the one Michelin-starred Aroma restaurant in Rome.

For the very first time, Chef Giuseppe will take the culinary stage to Asia and wave his magic wand at Paletto to bring another dream gourmet experience to life. Chef’s recommendations include “Black cod, carrot flavor, lime gel and puffed rice; Boneless quail on red cabbage cream and his poached eggs; and Monk fish filled with scampi wrapped in “Nori” seaweed, saffron potato cream”. In collaboration with Cos d’Estournel Wines, on 19 March, a special wine dinner will also be held for wine connoisseurs, complete with a seven-course menu marrying a series of the Grand Gru Wines.

Giuseppe Di Iorio Dinner Menu
Date: March 16 to 18, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 10:30pm
Price: RMB968* per guest for a five-course set dinner

Giuseppe Di Iorio Wine Dinner Menu
Date: March 19, 2016
Time: 5:30pm – 10:30pm
Price: RMB1,488 *per guest for a seven-course set dinner with wine pairings

*Prices are subject to 15% service charge. For reservations, please contact Restaurant Reservations at (86) 755-22222222*8621 or email to