The signature restaurant at Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort in Kamala
Open time: Daily 6pm-10pm
Resevation: Tel: 0 7623 1234www.hyattregencyphuket.com
Hilltop dining with a view every evening from 6-10pm. Sip your favourite drink while watching the sun plunge into the Andaman Sea, from an epic hilltop viewpoint.
For the coriander pesto just follow a recipe for Genovese basil pesto but change the basil for fresh coriander and do not add cheese. Make sure the pesto comes out a bit dry and not oily.
About the Chef
Chef Mario, originally from Milan, is a renowned and recognised chef, both within his native Italy and further afield. He joined the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort in October 2017 as Executive Chef, bringing his signature style of combining authentic Italian ingredients with culinary integrity, alongside a deep understanding of the art of hospitality. Previously, Chef Mario was the owner and chef of ‘inITALY’, one of the best Italian restaurants in Singapore, serving Tuscan style Italian food since January 2011.
In 2000, as founder and president of the global online community, GVCI, he established a network of chefs and restaurateurs working outside Italy which today counts more than 2,000 members in 70 countries, and is recognised within the industry as a community of F & B leaders.
Mario has headed up the kitchens of some of the region’s best-known and most-awarded restaurants. In Hong Kong, he re-opened The Mistral in 1991, quickly establishing it as one of the colony’s finest restaurants. Later, he served as Chef de Cuisine at Grissini, the flagship Italian restaurant of the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. In Sydney, he opened Al Porto at Star City Casino. He has also been Executive Chef for Hyatt Hotels in Thailand and Bali.