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Cooking Lessons in Portovenere with Chef Parravicini

Cooking Lessons in Portovenere with Chef Parravicini

His delicious and creative cuisine, combined with the wine & food events hosted by Palmaria Restaurant, have been attracting the attention of Italian gastronomy media outlets and online food influencers. Chef Francesco Parravicini is so passionate about life in the kitchen, that he is now available for cooking lessons in Portovenere. Guests at the boutique […]

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Creative Recipe by Chef Francesco Parravicini, sfizioso.saporie.com

When History & Regions meet in the Kitchen: Creative Recipe by Chef Francesco Parravicini

Francesco Parravicini, Chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere, thinks and creates outside the box. He proposes a creative menu that embraces not only local culinary traditions from Liguria’s Gulf of Poets, but also revisited dishes from neighboring regions, such as Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Lombardy. This philosophy allows for you to enjoy an innovative gastronomic […]

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Chef at work, Liguria - Palmaria Restaurant

Interview with Chef Francesco Parravicini (Palmaria Restaurant)

Beauty and fashion magazine ELLE (Italy) recently interviewed Francesco Parravicini, executive chef at Palmaria Restaurant in Portovenere. Chef Francesco, born in 1973, has already made a name for himself in Milan, where he became famous at a young age for his unexpected novice performances. Among his previous experiences are Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, […]

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Gluten free restaurants in Cinque Terre

First Gluten Free Restaurant in Portovenere

The sea village of Portovenere, neighbor of Cinque Terre, has its own first gluten free restaurant. In fact, Palmaria Restaurant has just been included in the Official National Guide by the Italian Society for the Celiac Disease – AIC (Associazione Italiana Celiachia). As of July 2017, Palmaria Restaurant becomes the thirteenth officially recognized gluten-free restaurant […]

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American wine tasting in Liguria

American Wines disembark in Portovenere for a Tasting Evening at Palmaria Restaurant

On Saturday 24 June 2017, the fine wines of New York’s Finger Lakes Country will delight Italian and international wine lovers in Portovenere, the medieval village overlooking the Gulf of Poets next to Cinque Terre. The venue for this foodie event is Palmaria Restaurant, which features a sublime terrace with panoramic views of the local […]

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Recipe of the Month: Seared cuttlefish, crunchy crumbs, sauteed cream and artichokes

Recipe of the Month: Seared cuttlefish, crunchy crumbs, sauteed cream and artichokes

In and around Portovenere, there is a great buzz around Palmaria Restaurant’s exciting foodie events. From wine and food pairings, to a special gourmet weekend with Eattiamo’s artisans of taste, to the newly launched Cooking Lessons – the restaurant is making the headlines at local and national level. Despite his busy schedule, Chef Francesco Parravicini […]

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