Sixteen's Culinary Collaboration with Guest Chef Luigi Tramontano
CHICAGO - February 13, 2014 - On February 25 and 26, guests of Sixteen restaurant at Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago will be transported to the Mediterranean with a collaborative menu created by guest chef Luigi Tramontano from the luxury Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, Italy.
Executive Chef Thomas Lents and the culinary team at the two-star Michelin restaurant Sixteen are pleased to welcome the visiting chef for a unique culinary event. Chef Tramontano helms the Terrazza Bosquet restaurant at the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria which received a one-star designation from the Michelin Guide 2014.
Chef Lents and Chef Tramontano will present a collaborative menu, showcasing the classic, vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean-paired with Chef Lents' acclaimed, modern American cuisine. With beautiful presentations and bright flavors, the seven-course menu will provide a mid-winter escape to the shores of the Gulf of Sorrento.
Chef Tramontano joined The Grand Hotel Excelsior after working at a selection of Italy's most exclusive hotels and restaurants including the two-star Michelin Restaurant Don Alfonso 1890 in Sant'Agata and Il Flauto di Pan in Ravello. Just an hour drive from Naples, the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is set in stunning gardens alive with citrus and olive groves, perched on cliff tops with panoramic views of the Bay of Naples. In 2014, the hotel is celebrating 180 years of operation and five generations of family heritage.
The special seven-course menu will be offered on February 25-26 and will cost $185, exclusive of tax, alcohol, and gratuity. To make reservations, please visit the restaurant online or call (312) 588-8030.
Located on the 16th Floor of Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, Sixteen was designed by Ivanka Trump and Chicago-based architects Valerio Dewalt Train Associates. Featuring world-class, modern American cuisine from Executive Chef Thomas Lents, Sixteen has received four-star ratings from Chicago magazine and the Chicago Tribune, a coveted two-star designation from the 2014 Michelin Guide, a Five-Star designation from the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide 2014, and Five Diamonds from AAA. Sixteen serves breakfast daily from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch is available Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner is available daily from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The Bar at Sixteen, as well as the adjoining Bridges Room, open daily at 11 a.m. and offer a casual bistro menu from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. For reservations, please call (312) 588-8030. You may also visit Sixteen on Facebook, Twitterand on its recently launched blog, On Sixteen.
About Trump International Hotel & Tower ® Chicago
Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, located in the heart of the city at 401 N. Wabash Avenue, welcomed its first hotel guests in January 2008. The hotel, comprising floors 14-27 of a 92-story residential tower developed by the Trump Organization, features 339 luxuriously appointed guestrooms including one-, two- and three-bedroom suites; Sixteen, the Michelin-rated restaurant featuring the modern American cuisine of Executive Chef Thomas Lents; The Spa at Trump® with 53 specially appointed spa guest rooms; the Trump Health Club; Rebar, a chic cocktail lounge; The Terrace at Trump and more. Designed by the noted architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with interiors by McGinley Design, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is a stunning addition to Chicago's distinguished skyline. The hotel and restaurant were each awarded five stars by the esteemed Forbes Travel Guide in 2013. The property has also been recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 5 hotels for business travelers in the "World's Best Awards" 2012 and named one of the "World's Best Hotels" for 2013. For room and event reservations at Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago, call (312) 588-8000, (877) 458-TRUMP (7867). Click here to follow the hotel on Twitter.Click here to find the property on Facebook.
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
From the inbox: Guest Chef Luigi Tramontano to prepare collaborative menu
This exciting pairing for two dates at the two-star Michelin restaurant Sixteen, located on the 16th floor of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, will result in a luxurious seven course menu!