Cucina Restaurant & Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel lauded at Forbes Travel Awards

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world- renowned global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting Cucina, the Italian restaurant at Marco Polo Hongkong Kong, with a new Four-Star restaurant award. Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel also earned the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Award, and both will be showcased on the the Star Award winners on ForbesTravelGuide.com.

Situated in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is part of Harbour City – Hong Kong’s largest shopping complex, housing over 450 shops. Comprised of 665 luxurious guestrooms and suites, many of which offer breathtaking waterfront views of celebrated Victoria Harbour, the hotel also offers the ultimate in personalised service with The Continental Club. The hotel is also on the doorstep of landmarks, Star Ferry terminal and MTR subway stations.

Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel’s renowned authentic Italian restaurant, Cucina combines passion, great respect and love for food, and our experience as one. The magic starts with our name “Cucina”, meaning “Kitchen” in Italian, offering an exquisite culinary experience in a contemporary setting offset by sparkling views of iconic Victoria Harbour. The vibrant lounge and al fresco terrace are ideal for romantic dinners, private parties and special occasions.

Hailing from Piedmont of Italy, Chef Andrea Delzanno has taken the culinary centre stage at Cucina as Chef de Cuisine in 2015, crafting exquisite menus using centuries-old traditions of Italian gastronomy with an innovative twist and the finest quality produce. Our sommelier, Mr Raymond Lo is always delighted to introduce you to the finest wines in the collection.

“We are very excited to have received the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant award for Cucina, as well as Recommended award for the hotel.” said Mr. Dalip Singh, General Manager of Marco Polo Hotels-Hong Kong. “Our harbourside hotel provides our esteemed guests the warmest hospitality and while I have visited many Italian restaurants, Cucina is one of my favourites in town. Our chefs and service team serve every guest with passion; aim to provide them a delightful dining journey. Thank you Forbes’s recognition of our team’s effort in providing exemplary standards of service. We will continue to work as one team, showcasing the Mission, Vision and Values of Marco Polo Way to shine like a star.” Mr. Singh continues.

A special 4-course menu of Chef Andrea’s signature dishes will be available from 1 March to 30 April 2020 at Cucina for this celebration, priced at HK$788 per person. Guest can enjoy 4 glasses of pairing wine for an additional HK$320 per person.

Signature dishes include Smoked Gold Salmon Loin with Black Truffle, Oscietra Caviar and Dill Sauce, presented in a flurry of dry ice, it’s a dish where the “camera eats first. Not to mention the Handmade Tortellini stuffed with Porcini and 48-month Iberico Ham, Pear and Madeira Sauce , Grilled Wagyu Beef Rib Eye with Seared Duck Liver, Gin Gel, Romanesco Purée and Pepper Sauce and Yuzu Sherbet with Pistachio Mousse, Ricotta Cheese Ganache and Chocolate Sponge.

Forbes Travel Guide is recognised for creating the original concept of Five-Star service, and Cucina and Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel is the latest addition to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“We are committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide.

“It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.”

Cucina

Address: Level 6, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, 3 Canton Road, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, HKSAR, China
Tel: +852 2113 0808
* Prices are subject to a 10% service charge

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