Italian Chef Matteo Verini at Meridien Chiang Mai

travelindex image-20Chiang Mai (Thailand) – May 4, 2016 ( – Chef Matteo Verini, has led Chiang Mai’s Italian cuisine scene to completely new levels with a juxtaposition of contemporary energy that Favola is well known for but with a firm hold on the old values for which the nation’s food is loved.

The result is a menu that is rich and ever-evolving through an attention to even the seemingly insignificant details, which is how he was taught to show the passion he first adopted within his mother’s kitchen as a boy.

The restaurant’s “A Journey through Italy” continues, soon to move on from its highly successful Tuscany special menu into a new region of unique tastes and styles that are unknown to most.

Italian favourites have also evolved, gaining deeper authenticity through methods such as pasta and sauces made from scratch, and layered identity from the skills Chef Matteo honed in kitchens across the globe, from cruise ships and local Italian restaurants, to luxury hotels in Africa and

Favola is poised as the right venue for Italian cuisine for any occasion. Spontaneous dining benefits from the complimentary valet parking right at the hotel’s door. Events will find it is the perfect blend of service and privacy, while connoisseurs are able to go beyond the menu and experience Matteo’s Chef Table, where cuisine is selected and prepared a-la-minute, providing a dining experience unique to that evening.

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