At the recent 29th annual Virtuoso Travel Week, Virtuoso announced the winners of this year’s coveted Best of the Best Awards. Taking home the Best Dining Experience was La Terrazza, of the Hotel Eden in Rome, Italy, a Dorchester Collection Property.
Hotel Eden received its award during the ceremony on August 16 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Luca Virgilo, general manager of the Hotel Eden accepted the award.
La Terrazza is located on the top floor of Hotel Eden; diners sit down to panoramic views of the Rome cityscape to accompany their Mediterranean-inspired haute cuisine. Executive chef Fabio Ciervo holds a Michelin star for La Terrazza and has built the menu around innovation, wellbeing, ingredients, taste and art.
The design of La Terrazza draws its inspiration from traditional Italian craftsmanship, with high gloss varnished wood and elegant décor. La Terrazza is only open during the evening and seats up to 49 people, with an exclusive Chef’s Table for up to 8 diners.
Regarding the award, Luca Virgilo said: “Following the Hotel Eden’s recent 17-month restoration, we are extremely proud of our redesigned public spaces, rooms and suites, spa and of course, our beautiful restaurants and bar. La Terrazza, our fine dining restaurant overseen by Michelin starred executive chef Fabio Ciervo, has always been an iconic place for locals and discerning travelers. Thanks to Fabio’s continued leadership, we have even more enhanced the dining experience to delight the most sophisticated palates. During the closure, Fabio has experienced cross exposure in the best kitchens around the world and he even took a Masters in Nutrition. Our food and beverage team is dedicated to providing an authentic and outstanding experience for our esteemed guests, in an atmosphere reminiscent of quintessential Italian style. We will continue to strive for excellence in all aspects of hospitality.”