The 2-Michelin Star 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA is Chef Bombana’s first restaurant in China. Located on Rockbund in Shanghai a high-class location that offers spectacular views and provides the perfect setting for business and family get-together. If you are looking for the finest French Cuisine in China, then the 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA is your best bet. Executive Chef Riccardo La Perna a recipient of 2 Michelin Stars himself sources the finest ingredients from around the globe and delivers some exceptional delicacies that is somewhat new in the Shanghainese culinary scene. Gian Luca Fusetto, the F&B director of the restaurant has a varied collection of wines that comes around 700 unique and special international wines sources from the vineyards around the world.
The restaurant comes with around 4 private rooms with spectacular views of the Huangpu River and each room can accommodate a total of around a maximum of 24 guests. Each room is separated by partitions that can be easily moved around. The main dining hall can also seat a total of around 40-80 guests easily.
For business meetings, screen and projector can also be arranged and for large corporate parties and get-togethers the meeting halls can be privatized according to your event. The historical building and amazing views offer for the best location to conduct your office meetings and finish with a fine dining experience.
Chef Bombana was born in a Bergamo, Northern Italy and started his career as a apprentice in the Centro di Formazione Alberghiera under the able guidance of talented chefs, Ezio Santin at Antica Osteria del Ponte in Milan. Soon his passion for cooking and innovative thinking enabled him to the join the popular Rex Il Ristorante in Los Angeles. He didn’t take much time to become popular with the citizens of LA for his simple and unique presentation of dishes with regional flavor. Chef Bombana shot into quick fame with a chance to cook for famous Hollywood celebrities who celebrated many post-Oscar parties in the restaurant. He also credits his culinary skills to other top chefs like Gianfranco Vissani, Michel Rostang and Pinuccio Alia.
His talent and culinary skills reached worldwide audience when he was named as the “Ambassador of the White Truffle” by Piedmontese regional Enoteca Cavour in 2006. After the closure of the much acclaimed Italian restaurant, Toscana, Executive Chef Bombana took some time off to reflect on his future and then came back with a bang with his all-new favorite ristorante the 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA. The name was inspired by the 1963 Federico Fellini’s classic movie. Like Fellini, Bombana is also a maestro in his own enthralling the customers with his unique and innovative culinary creations.
Michelin Guide Shanghai 2018: Two Stars ☆☆
5 course Degustation Menu: CNY 1'888+ and CNY 1'000+ for 5 glasses wine pairing.