Monthly Archives: August 2013

Molto Italiano! Promo at Spaghettini featuring Chef Mario Caramella


A special highlight from 19th to 31st August at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, a dining promotion at Spaghettini, by award-wining Chef Mario Caramella of inITALY Bar Ristorante ( in Singapore, who came second representing Singapore in this year’s Pasta World Championships in Parma, Italy.


Guests are invited to savor the best of Chef Mario’s authentic Italian fare at The Empire Hotel & Country Club’s’s signature Italian restaurant Spaghettini, which includes the dish that earned him the prestigious honor – chilled Barilla Spaghettini topped with salmon and tobiko.

For bookings and information about this promotion call 241 8888.







About Chef Mario Caramella

Chef Mario, originally from Milan, is a renowned and recognized chef within and outside his native Italy. In 2000, as Founder and President of the global online community, GVCI, he established a network of chefs and restaurateurs working outside Italy which today represents more than 2,000 members in 70 countries, and is recognized within the industry as a community of F&B leaders.

Mario has headed up the kitchens of some of the region’s most well-known and awarded restaurants. In Hong Kong, he re-opened The Mistral in 1991, quickly establishing it as one of the colony’s finest restaurants. Later, he served as Chef de Cuisine at Grissini, the flagship Italian restaurant of the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. In Sydney, he opened Al Porto at Star City Casino, and has also been Executive Chef for Hyatt Hotels in Thailand and Bali.

Chef Mario arrived in Singapore in January 2011, as a chef Patron of FORLINO AT One Fullerton. His new venture at inITALY sees his signature style in full flight, combining authentic Italian ingredients with culinary integrity, alongside a deep understanding of the art of hospitality.

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