Bussola at the Westin gets certified by Italian Cuisine Academy

Published May 14th, 2008 - 11:22 GMT

Bussola at the Westin gets certified by Italian Cuisine Academy
An evening with the delegation of Accademia Italiana della Cucina hosted by the Italian Ambassador to the UAE

The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina hosted a dinner in Bussola with Mr. Paolo Dionisi, the Italian Ambassador to the UAE to formally certify Bussola restaurant for ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DELLA CUCINA, the Italian Cuisine Academy last night.

The process involved Chef Corrado producing a Menu using Italian produce and the menu was then to be assessed by the largely Italian audience at the Dinner with the Ambassador chairing the evening.

At the end of the assessment, Chef Corrado and Bussola achieved  the highest rating for a Accademia event in the UAE scoring in the range of 9-9.5/10. Therefore Bussola achieved the prestigious honor of being inducted into the Accademia.

The delegation of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina (www.accademiaitalianacucina.it–English) led by its President, Mr. Paolo Dionisi, also the Italian Ambassador to the UAE. The exclusive event aimed to promote high quality Italian food as a symbol of lifestyle, culture and dialogue.

The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina offers the full array of Westin's signature products, services and amenities including The Heavenly Bed®, WestinWORKOUT Gym®, Kids Club®, Express Checkout®, and the new Sensory Welcome®, comprising white tea scents, muted music, soft lighting and botanical products.  

The property features 294 rooms, including 216 deluxe rooms, 52 Westin Executive rooms, and 24 suites, apart from a spa, a health club, and four bars and four themed restaurants. State-of-the-art conference and banqueting facilities include an 8,999 square feet ballroom, an Italian designed conference centre with 10 meeting rooms, an outdoor beachside amphitheatre, and a variety of lawn locations accommodating up to 5,000 guests. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina is located on a stunning 1,200 metre private shoreline, and will feature a 238-berth marina, five swimming pools, a water sports centre, a sailing academy, and facilities for deep sea fishing and boat chartering. 

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