Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace Hosts Italian Culinary Week

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Under the patronage of H.E the Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon, Mr. Giuseppe Morabito, Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace will be hosting an Italian culinary week entitled “La Dolce Vita”, from May 30 till June7, at the hotel’s renowned Venezia restaurant.

This sophisticated and elegant award-winning restaurant is the perfect setting for the event; the gondolas, bridges and Venetian architecture combined with the Italian hospitality will bring to guests the look and feel of Italy while the hotel’s own Italian Executive Chef, Paolo Rocco, will concoct authentic Italian dishes for an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

“Italy and Lebanon are linked by an life-long friendship, rooted in their common Mediterranean heritage, ancient civilizations and years of common history, intense trade relations and deep cultural and human exchanges”, said Naif Zureikat, General Manager of Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace. “We also share our love of food, and this our way to bridge the geographical gap between our two countries”, he continued.

From his side, H.E. Giuseppe Morabito, Italian Ambassador to Lebanon, emphasized the importance of maintaining and nurturing the strong ties that connect Italy and Lebanon.“We are happy to collaborate with a hotel that believes in the importance of cultural exchange in bringing civilizations together. Throughout this week, we will bring a piece of Italy to Lebanese people who didn’t yet have the chance to visit it, and give Italian people in Lebanon an experience worth writing home about”, he commented.

The week-long festivities will attract fans of Italian culture that will bask in the soothing Italian ambiance and music and relish the most exquisite Italian delicacies in a voyage of the senses into the heart and soul of Italy.