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Gaetano Trovato

Gaetano Trovato

Lightness, freshness and flavour are words often used to describe Gaetano Trovato’s food, with menus that change with the passing seasons. Two tasting menus are offered at the restaurant, in addition to à la carte: Territorio e Ricerca is exclusively traditional Italian cuisine, with plates such as Ravioli with artichoke, pecorino and thyme and Mediterranean rabbit (an old family recipe). Il Menu Conteporany Moment di Gaetano Trovato proposes more modern techniques and combinations, such as Scallops with candied tomatoes, pea cream, ginger, lemongrass and burrata and Cuttlefish roll, roasted prawn and prawn wafer with seaweed. Dessert could be Chocolate mousse, mango, passionfruit and salted caramel gelato or Zuccotto with coffee, zabaione, star anise ice cream and chocolate.

After spending years building his own restaurant into one of Tuscany’s most loved culinary destinations, we asked him what was next: ‘My goal is to convey emotions today as yesterday, to my clients, to educate my young disciples and instil an appreciation of quality. I dream of creating a place where people can train, where I can teach a dynamic formula of modern cuisine for a younger audience and continue to make haute cuisine – by merging the two businesses under one roof.’