November marks a very warm “Benvenuto” (“welcome” in Italian) not just to the cooler weather but also to new Chef Omar Agostini at DiVino Patio. Hailing from Abruzzo in the very centre of Italy, Omar has travelled the world as a renowned Italian Chef and worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. Omar brings impressive qualifications of the culinary kind with his vast experience. Beyond Abruzzo, his career brought him to Germany and London – where he has honed his craft in the Como Hotel, Halkin Hotel, where he collaborated alongside Michelin-star chef, Stefano Cavallini.R’S
From London, his voyage continues as Private Chef to Donatella Versace, Bruce Willis, and Demi Moore in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Each experience led him further into his career, working with renowned Michelin Chefs such as Alain Ducasse (11 years in Alain Ducasse group including the 1 Michelin Star restaurant, Trattoria Toscana by Alain Ducasse, l’Andana Tenuta la Badiola in Tuscany). His work with Ducasse involved running Master Chef Italy when the finals were done in Omar kitchen!
In 2014, Chef Omar arrived in Hong Kong to work with the Gaia Group alongside the respected, Chef Gianni. He was a consultant chef at Isola for over 4 years. It a little wonder that Chef Omar has tasted such success – his approach is simple yet specific. To tell the story of food through progressive Italian cuisine with an emphasis on ingredients the environment – giving all guest a sensational experience of real comfort food.
Must try dishes at the Patio this Autumn are the, tagliolini crab with salted lemon and the Agnolotti pork with apple and parmesan cream
This fall DiVino Patio may be filled with an abundance of ‘new’, but old mainstays remain hot and happening – like the outdoor patio, ideal for al fresco event, Aperitivo-hour and the ever-popular Pizza-Making Sundays for kids.
Advance bookings are required:
DiVino Patio: Shop 11, 1/f, BRIM28, Causeway Bay Centre, No 28 Harbour Road, Wanchai. Tel: +(852) 2877 3552