La Scala, the signature, award-winning Italian restaurant at The Sukhothai Shanghai welcomes new chef de cuisine Enrico De Martino.
He’s changed up the menu, adding new seasonal dishes and has just launched a Black Pearl Tasting Menu featuring the highlights.
Chef Enrico De Martino, La Scala
Chef Enrico De Martino hails from the seaside town of Salerno, located in the Campania region, the gateway to Southern Italy. He brings with him more than 20 years of professional experience from carving his way through Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe to his last posting in Vietnam at the prestigious Reverie Saigon hotel.
Youthful and brimming with excitement, Chef Enrico is determined to bring his style of Italian cuisine to Shanghai—traditional with a modern twist, and room to highlight local ingredients. This is his first posting in China.
As for La Scala, the upmarket Italian restaurant boasts accolades of being listed as a Michelin Plate restaurant in 2021, a distinction given by the Michelin Guide, and is a Black Pearl One Diamond Restaurant, a prestigious and coveted denomination awarded by Dianping.
To celebrate their achievements and to introduce Chef Enrico, La Scala has launched a Black Pearl Tasting Menu, a multiple course journey of menu highlights.
Black Pearl Tasting Menu
The Black Pearl Tasting Menu is ¥1,388 per person and includes amuse bouche to start, a chef’s selection of antipasto (there are five of them), a seafood soup, a pasta, a main course, and dessert. All the dishes are also available a la carte. The tasting menu is available for lunch and dinner.
Let’s take a look shall we? Here’s what to expect:
Next is a flurry of antipasti, featuring a selection of five bites by Chef Enrico.
The next course is a pasta, which you can choose from either ossobucco ravioli or lobster linguini.
For the mains, it’s a choice of beef tenderloin or black cod.
The Black Pearl Tasting Menu at La Scala is ¥1,388 per person, and is available until February 2023. Most of the dishes featured in the menu above are also available a la carte.
Looking to celebrate Christmas? La Scala is hosting a Christmas Eve dinner on December 24 from for ¥1,588 per person, including one glass of champagne. The dinner menu features citrus cured salmon with Black Pearl caviar, gnocchi with langoustine tartare, red snapper with lemon butter, M9 wagyu tenderloin with barolo wine sauce, and dessert of housemade panettone. Scan the QR code above to book.
La Scala, The Sukhothai Shanghai
Address: 1/F, The Sukhothai, 380 Weihai Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu 威海路380号1楼, 近石门一路
Hours: 11:30am-2pm, 5:30pm-10pm