The Hotel Alexandra, Barcelona Invites you to the Italian Gastronomic Week

Hotel Alexandra in Barcelona, a member of Epoque Hotels, invites you to its restaurant da Luca for Italian delicacies during its Gastronomic Week which is taking place by November, the 20th. Da Luca is already known for its famous specialties. Come and enjoy a wonderful show where the main role is played by the chef Mauro Farris with its Genovese cuisine. He studied culinary in Sardinia, Italy, in his native country. Before moving to Barcelona, he worked not only in Italy but also in the UK, specifically in London. In Barcelona, he was part of the Tragaluz group and also developed his skills in the Restaurant Noti. Mauro Farris also organized culinary events for the Fira of Barcelona. Once his talent was discovered by the Hotel Alexandra, he was brought by this wonderful boutique hotel to its restaurant and created an amazing Italian style menu.

This special menu follows the traditional Italian cuisine recipes and special cooking techniques and is being served with authentic Italian products. Seafood salad with vegetables, prawns, squids, cuttlefish, mussels and fish, grilled gilt head with cauliflower puree and small sauteed vegetables with herb butter, risotto artichokes and squid… These are just some of the examples of a combination of fresh Mediterranean fish and vegetables.

Moreover, the chef Mauro Farris also created a brunch buffet which offers a variety of Italian flavors, hot and cold which will be accompanied by a live show by the Da Luca Team. At the end, some digestive liquors will be served such as grappa and limoncello. Or you can complement the Italian culinary experience with a host of top-class Italian wines. You cannot miss it!

Da Luca Restaurant is located in an appealing architectural setting bursting with design and comfort., in the center of Barcelona, between Passeig de Gracia and Rambla de Catalunya.

Italian Gastronomic Week

First Course

Beef Carpaccio stuffed of foie gras with arugula, parmiggiano reggiano cheese and cherry
Buffalo mozzarella salad, smoked mozzarella, small mozzarella of cow and a tomato selection.
Seafood salad with vegetable, prawns, squids, cuttlefish, mussels and fish
Ricotta and basil stuffed sardines
Vegetables soup with gorgonzola candy and bread croutons
Second Course
Narrowbone with berries and applesauce
Lamb chops with glazed shallots, mashed sweet potato and rosemary sauce
Grilled gilthead with cauliflower puree and small sauteed vegetables with herb butter
Sole stuffed with prawns and asparagus with Asti sparkling sauce
beef with rocket, grana and truffle
Semifreddo of nuts and honey
Pannacotta al café
Apple friters


Vegetables Lasagna
Baked Spaghetti
Tagliatelle alla carbonara
Buckwheat ravioli stuffed with roe cheese and boscaiola sauce
Spaghetti alla puttanesca
Gnocchi al pesto
Rigatoni ammatriciana
Ricotta and spinach ravioli with tomato sauce
Beef cannelle with bechamel


Risotto with porcini mushrooms
Risotto with seafood
Gorgonzola and zucchini risotto
Artichokes and squid risotto
Typical Catalan sausage and saffron risotto

About Hotel Alexandra, Barcelona

Hotel Alexandra is one of the best located boutique hotels in Barcelona. The recently refurbished hotel is an example of the Ciudad Condal’s avant-garde architecture. It has 109 rooms decorated in different styles and categories. All rooms are completely equipped with Wi-Fi and all the major modern amenities. Hotel Alexandra Barcelona has also 4 exclusive suites for holding all types of conventions, meetings and banquets. They are equipped with the latest technologies to ensure the success of your meeting with soundproofing and any type of audiovisual material needed.

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