Stelle di Stelle is a new pop-up event in Harrods' wine cellars in London's Knightsbridge area. From September 2014 through January 2015, Italy's leading restaurants will take over the stoves for a month each.
With 13 Michelin stars between them, the line-up for this foodie event includes Carlo Cracco’s Ristorante Cracco, Giorgio Pinchiorri and Annie Féolde’s Enoteca Pinchiorri, Gennaro Esposito’s Torre del Saracino, Enrico Crippa’s Piazza Duomo and Enrico and Roberto Cerea’s Da Vittorio. Stelle di Stelle is in association with Identità Golose, a culinary organization with a mission to promote the best of modern Italian cuisine and showcase regional culinary excellence worldwide.
Drop by Stelle di Stelle for great-tasting Italian food — Photo courtesy of Sebastian Mary
Each chef has created a four-course menu, which can be paired with Italian wines and beers. Menus will be priced at £110 for lunch and £160 for dinner (£130 and £180 respectively, with matching drinks), with one lunch and two dinner sittings each day.
To book a table, call +4420 7893 8700 or visit Harrods' website for more information. Table requests can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org when the booking line is closed.
The event line-up is as follows:
Chef: Carlo Cracco
Restaurant: Ristorante Cracco (** Michelin) - Carlo Cracco’s cutting-edge, cosmopolitan Milan dining room
Chef: Enrico and Roberto Cerea
Restaurant: Da Vittorio (*** Michelin) - Located in Brusaporto (Bergamo), where the Cerea brothers share the kitchen
Chef: Gennaro Esposito
Restaurant: Torre del Saracino (**Michelin) - Gennaro Esposito’s seventh-century watchtower that overlooks the Amalfi coast
Chef: Giorgio Pinchiorri and Annie Féolde
Restaurant: Enoteca Pinchiorri (***Michelin) - Giorgio Pinchiorri and Annie Féolde’s famous Florentine dining palace
Chef: Enrico Crippa
Restaurant: Piazza Duomo (***Michelin) - 39th on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014, and the Alba residence of rising star Enrico Crippa
The event is sponsored by leaders in the Italian food and beverage industry, including Consorzio Tutela Grana Padano, Acqua Panna-S.Pellegrino, Lavazza, Birra Moretti, Ferrari and Molino Quaglia.
Stelle di Stelle is presented in association with Identitàá Golose, a culinary organization founded in 2004 by Italian food journalist Paolo Marchi, with a mission to promote the best of modern Italian cuisine, showcase regional culinary excellence, and honor the leading Italian chefs worldwide.
The first Identitàá Golose event was held in Milan in 2005, and it was soon followed by editions in London, New York and Chicago. Identità Golose is supported by Expo Milano, the international exposition taking place in Milan in 2015.