Bocca, located at Hilton Abu Dhabi has launched its brand-new a la carte menu. has been launched at Bocca, the award-winning Italian restaurant at Hilton Abu Dhabi.
The restaurant’s Head Chef Leonardo Passone has partnered with the hotel’s Executive Chef Walter Miculan to recreate the traditional recipes of Italy. Taking inspiration from the cooking styles of their grandparents, the chefs have created a new menu at Bocca with a focus on simplicity and premium ingredients.
The new menu kicks off with a selection of antipasti which includes platters of Italian cheeses and cold cuts, and favourites like bruschetta, Caprese and burrata salads, prosciutto and fried calamari. The slow-cooked octopus with marinated potatoes and seared scallops with beans puree offer a unique start to the meal.
There are two varieties of carpaccio, tuna and beef. The two kinds of soup are green peas with spinach and roasted tomato with melted goat cheese.
“We want our guests to have a memorable culinary experience on each visit, which is why we have carefully curated each dish on the menu by adding our personal touch to recipes that we enjoyed while growing up in Italy,” said Leonardo Passone, chef de cuisine at Bocca.
Offering a taste of the classics is the range of risottos and pastas which can be cooked in a sauce of the guest’s preference, as well as the variety of pizzas prepared from scratch at the live dough station which faces the dining area.
For those who want to steer away from the classics, Bocca has eight choices of mains including corn-fed baby chicken, grilled rack of lamb and pan-fried sea bream fillet.
For desserts, there is a marinated summer peach, banana panacotta, coconut semifreddo, and the all-time favourite of patrons, the Bocca Tiramisu.
Bocca is open daily for dinner from 7pm to 11pm, and from 12noon to 3.30pm for lunch from Sunday to Thursday.
Bocca, Hilton Abu Dhabi, 02 692 4247