Gucci’s Massimo Bottura-Helmed Restaurant Is Now Open for Business
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Italian luxury label Gucci just opened a 50-seat restaurant as part of its Florence exhibition space, Gucci Garden. As per Busines of Fashion, the new all-day restaurant, titled Gucci Osteria, has tapped award-winning Michelin Star chef Massimo Bottura to oversee its exquisite menu.
Overlooking the city’s most famous square, the Piazza della Signoria, guests will not only be treated to a wonderful view, but can also sample a highly sophisticated menu. Dishes include Parmigiano Reggiano tortellini, Peruvian-inspired tostadas, pork belly buns, and a mushroom risotto — all reasonably priced between 20 to 30 euros.
“The restaurant is a reminder that Florence has always been a center of cultural exchange, particularly during the Renaissance,” Bottura says. For those looking for something beyond the dining experience, Gucci Garden also includes an exhibition area, a bazaar-like boutique, and a cinema room.
As of today, Gucci Garden officially opens to the public and can be located inside the Palazzo della Mercanzia, which formerly housed the Gucci Museo.
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