Gaetano and Giovanni, the owner of Ristorante Arnolfo in Colle Val D'Elsa, are two brothers who originally have their roots in Sicily and come from a typical large family, where mother Concetta, a housewife and his father was a farmer. "Reaffirm our mother is a great cook both." From there, you always where regional products harvested and used according to the season, love comes to "good food".
The gourmet palate is tickled at the restaurant Arnolfo, here there is a painted equally "at home" due to the individual service and the openness of the owner. The restaurant Arnolfo is in a palazzo from the 16th Century. accommodated, lovingly restored and offers the simplicity of the furnishings and the attention to the smallest detail. It reflects a balanced mix of antique furniture and handcrafted Baccarat chandeliers with a few selected images of modern art. The tables are stocked with fine fine white porcelain, which is supplemented with simple crystal glasses. Colle is a town of crystal production in Tuscany.
Warmly welcomes you to be by Giovanni Trovato. He is the sommelier and maitre by Arnolfo and attention to detail, nothing escapes him - alas, when a speck of dust is deposited on a decanter decanters. He has the precious bottles of selected wine 13 000 from all over the world personally, the wine list is one of the best in Tuscany.
The restaurant was founded in 1982 by Gaetano, with two Michelin stars, has been awarded, a member of Relais & Chateaux and is a must for any traveler who visited Colle Val d'Elsa, a small medieval town near Siena. Arnolfo's name is derived from the famous sculptor and architect of the 12th Century., Arnolfo di Cambio, who was born here. Here are all foodies and lovers of Italian cuisine traditional recipes with a phantaschen lightness and elegance to the present day adjusted. Gaetano places extreme value on rigorous product quality, the suppliers are small farmers from the surrounding area.
If you look out the windows of the dining room, the view opens on a typical unspoilt Tuscan countryside. In summer, dinner on the terrace will be taken lying down, a unique idyll.
Restaurantgaeste for those who wish to stay overnight after a wonderful menu, there are four individually decorated guest rooms of charm. The next morning you will be spoiled once again by Chef Gaetano with wonderfully fragrant specialties for breakfast.
Gaetano e Giovanni Trovato
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