Bengaluru, 21st November 2023: Masters of Marriott Bonvoy and Culinary Culture come together once again to present and celebrate culinary excellence with renowned pizza chef, Chef Michele Pascarella at the JW Marriott Goa. With a collective goal to bring leading international chefs to India, Masters of Marriott Bonvoy will now present award-winning chef, Michele Pascarella, ‘The World’s Greatest Pizza Chef’, marking his maiden visit to India. Chef Pascarella and his team will be bringing their innovative pizza-making approach and hosting two exclusive mealtimes at JW Kitchen at the JW Marriott Goa on the 9th and 10th of December.
Michele Pascarella is the founder of the famed pizzeria, ‘Napoli on the Road’ in the United Kingdom. He was awarded the ‘Best Pizza Chef in The World’- winning the coveted Global Pizza Maker of the Year at the World Top 50 Pizza Awards and was named as ‘Best Pizza Chef in Europe’ at the European Top 50 Pizza Awards. He was also recently crowned ‘Best Pizzaiola’ at the Hospitality Awards UK by APCI. Chef Michele started his business by moving around with his three-wheeler Ape Piaggio making wood fire pizzas all over London. Recognized as the first ‘pizzaiolo’ to bring contemporary high-crust pizza to the UK, Michele is now considered a “pioneer of contemporary pizza”. His focus has always been to deliver the finest quality dishes using exquisite and seasonal ingredients.
In Goa, Chef Pascarella will curate a delectable seven-course dinner for patrons. The menu will celebrate the best of ‘Napoli on the Road’ with a careful selection of entrées, starters, mains, and desserts including signature pizzas such as ‘Cheesewick’ made with buffalo ricotta, buffalo mozzarella, blue dry Stilton and Parmigiano Reggiano chips and ‘Terra’ a white base with truffle baked potato, shiitake mushrooms and fresh black truffle.
Looking forward to his maiden visit to India, Chef Michele Pascarella, Owner, Napoli On The Road commented: “As Global Pizza Maker of the Year, I’m thrilled to announce my first pop-up in India with the talented team from ‘Napoli On The Road’. We will be partnering with Masters of Marriott Bonvoy and Culinary Culture to serve a carefully curated signature Michele Pascarella tasting menu in Goa this December. This is an exciting opportunity to bring the joy of pizza to a worldwide stage.”
In anticipation of this upcoming event, Khushnooma Kapadia – Vice President Marketing, South Asia, Marriott International said – ” We are thrilled to unveil our latest collaboration with Culinary Culture under our Master of Marriott Bonvoy series, that brings the renowned, Chef Michele Pascarella, known as the World’s Greatest Pizza Chef to India for the first time. Masters of Marriott Bonvoy exemplifies our commitment to partnering with culinary maestros at the top of their different culinary fields. For us, there is no better recipe than pairing hugely talented and passionate culinary masters with refined execution to create exclusive and unforgettable dining experiences for our guests and patrons”.
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with Masters of Marriott Bonvoy by introducing yet another globally renowned culinary maestro to India. Chef Pascarella is a passionate Pizza Superstar. We are excited for Indian diners to taste the delicious flavors of his signature creations in Goa”, says Raaj Sanghvi, CEO, Culinary Culture.
JW Marriott Goa will host two mealtimes where guests can experience the hospitality and cuisine of this celebrated chef:
Dinner: 9th December, 2023
Lunch: 10th December, 2023