IL Tornabuoni, a brand new luxurious property by AG Resorts, will open September 1, 2021 in Florence, Italy. Situated alongside Through Tornabuoni within the historic Twelfth-century Palazzo Minerbetti, the lodge will provide 62 rooms and suites within the coronary heart of Renaissance Florence.
As well as, Roberto Russo has been named basic supervisor of the property. With greater than 20 years of expertise working in life-style lodges, residential and boutique properties, co-living and co-working initiatives, Russo has overseen a number of openings of recent revolutionary ideas and types, each in Italy and overseas. A local of Puglia, his background consists of working with Rome’s Aleph Resort, Hoxton lodges in London and Resort 1888 in Sydney, in addition to directing the opening and administration of recent initiatives within the co-living and co-working sectors in London.
Steps from the historic Ponte Vecchio and Arno River, IL Tornabuoni’s interiors are designed by Milan-based architect Andrea Auletta. Every of IL Tornabuoni’s 5 flooring are designed with a definite coloration scheme as a nod to the Renaissance interval. The wallpaper for every room and suite was customized by Auletta with materials together with silk, velvet and wool used for the furnishings. Most rooms and suites present two double beds for company; many suites provide views of the Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore and the well-known Cupola del Brunelleschi or the Arno River and Il Ponte Vecchio.
Visitors of IL Tornabuoni have entry to 3 eating institutions. IL Magnifico Restaurant & Bistrot, located on the bottom ground, is a tribute to Tuscan gastronomic traditions with government chef Massimiliano Mandozzi on the helm. Chef Mandozzi and his crew will deal with native and seasonal components for IL Magnifico’s ever-evolving menus, with a robust emphasis on greens, together with the cavolo nero (Tuscan black kale), legumes reminiscent of native cannellini beans, and native meats together with as Sienese maialino (pork) and Chianina (Tuscan cattle breed).
IL Tornabuoni’s Trinita Suite // Picture courtesy of AG Group
IL Tornabuoni’s Lucie Gourmand rooftop restaurant opens up onto the Butterfly Terrace overlooking Santa Maria Novella, San Frediano, the Ognissanti Church and others in Florence’s Renaissance skyline. Visitors can get pleasure from lunch or an aperitivo, in addition to signature cocktails and refined dishes. IL Magnifico Café & Champagne Bar, positioned on the primary ground, serves bubbles from Italian and French maisons.
Visitors may get pleasure from signature experiences like Champagne Afternoon Tea, Seven PM Sabrage ritual, L’A Friday Aperitivo, IL Magnifico Saturday Brunch, and sweets at The Temptation Room at IL Magnifico. Moreover, IL Tornabuoni goals to prepare celebrations within the Cave wine cellar. Tucked away within the coronary heart of Florence, the Cave’s employees can curate a particular menu of wines and champagne, together with guided wine tastings for company and small teams.
Owned by AG Group, IL Tornabuoni is a part of the AG Resorts assortment, a portfolio created in 201,1 which incorporates eleven four- and five-star boutique lodges in Florence and Rome. AG Group touts itself ass Italy’s first Italian-owned and operated hospitality group, led by president Andrea Girolami. AG Group’s plans for the long run embrace the addition of extra luxurious lodges to increase the AG Resorts portfolio.
This text initially appeared on www.travelagentcentral.com.
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