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Michelin-starred chef Vincenzo Guarino at Luna


Luna Welcomes the Stars is in its fourth instalment, this time with Michelin-starred chef Vincenzo Guarino, Executive Chef at the Mandarin Oriental in Lake Como.

On 16th November chef Guarino will prepare a five-course menu that mixes both fish and meat and includes some of his signature dishes, such as a Mediterranean dish of baccala and chickpeas, a masterpiece that won him an award in 2016. Every dish will be expertly paired with Italian wines.


Vincenzo Guarino boasts an impressive culinary CV. He has 20 years’ experience with a long list of excellent collaborations with the likes of Gualtiero Marchesi in Capri, Peter Wyss in Gstaad and Gredy Giradet in Crissier.

The Tuscan restaurant I Salotti at Il Patriarca Hotel was awarded with a Michelin star while he was at the helm in 2009. As Executive Chef at L'Accanto, Grand Hotel Angiolieri, and later Il Pievano at Castello di Spaltenna, chef Guarino helped to ensure that both restaurants were included in the Michelin guide with a star each.

Today he is Executive Chef at Mandarin Oriental in Lake Como where leads a 25-member brigade. His cuisine is simple and authentic, offering traditional Mediterranean recipes with a very personal creative touch. Every dish tells a story through taste which evokes a private memory and gives life to his vision of creative Mediterranean cuisine.


Price: €120 including wines

Call to reserve your table on 21412461 or send an email to [email protected]

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