Steeped in his native Italian cuisine, recently appointed Executive Sous Chef Paolo Pelosi steps out of his comfort zone and swims into new waters to handle Cowie Cove, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa, Cebu’s signature seafood grill restaurant.
Chef Paolo’s culinary career seemed destined for Michelin-starred restaurants, beginning with stints as commis at Restaurant Pirana, a …

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Acqua, Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa’s Italian restaurant (cucina Italiana), welcomes guests with a renewed menu created by resident Italian Chef Gianfranco Pirrone.
Chef Pirrone, or Chef Franco, as he is commonly called, draws from his Italian roots to create a menu that reflects his culinary philosophy that true Italian flavors are created with only the …

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