LAGO, by award-wining Chef Julian Serrano, will open on February 1st 2018, serving authentic Italian small plates and sharing platters on an expansive outdoor terrace, with the restaurant’s atmosphere enhanced by a welcoming contemporary design.
“Appetizers Are the New Entrées” – a major dining trend which has been popularly accepted in numerous cosmopolitan cities world- wide in recent years. LAGO presents playful dining with smaller portion sizes and attracts guests who wish to dine in a vibrant and elegant setting without feeling stuffy or overly formal.
Located on the sixth floor of the iconic Bellagio Shanghai, LAGO by Julian Serrano is a progressive dining experience featuring modern interior design, innovative Italian cuisine and the most spectacular views of Shanghai’s Suzhou Creek and Pudong skyline. Conceived by internationally acclaimed design firm Studio Munge, LAGO’s avant-garde interiors showcase Shanghai’s historic Puxi district paired with modern architecture.
Award-winning chef Julian Serrano is widely regarded as one of the finest culinary talents out of Europe. Julian Serrano opened this new concept restaurant at Bellagio Las Vegas in 2015, which quickly became successful. LAGO by Julian Serrano is the chef’s first Italian restaurant and explores a new take on social dining, celebrating Chef Serrano’s creativity and signature flavors.
At the helm of the kitchen in Shanghai is Jair Gudino Chavez, a Mexican-born chef with over 10 years’ experience in top kitchens around the world. Jair has been working in 5 star hotels in Shanghai for the past 6 years, while most recently being featured in the Michelin Guide Shanghai. Jair’s personal style is a love of making
A progressive dining experience featuring modern interior design, innovative Italian cuisine
colorful and textured dishes, taking each component of the dish from a different part of the world where he has travelled, and giving it a visually vibrant appeal with stunning taste.
Menu highlights in LAGO will be authentic Italian small plates and side dishes with a clever twist. Experience a classic vitello tonnato done in Piedmontese style, house made pastas cooking to perfection, and top grade steaks and seafood. Bring your friends to enjoy dishes such as the 1kg Tomahawk of aged beef. For dessert lovers, you won’t be able to resist the stunning Affogato that finished with a modern twist.
About Bellagio Shanghai
Bellagio Shanghai is the first Bellagio Hotel in China and the second in the world succeeding its sister hotel, Bellagio Las Vegas. Integrating luxurious lifestyle with the ultimate elegance, each Bellagio Hotel is designed to create a welcoming, timeless, sophisticated and remarkable experience for its guests, which is the perfect interpretation of the brand’s belief – “Nothing Short of Unforgettable”.
Bellagio is a luxury destination hotel brand under MGM Resorts International. The group headquarters in Las Vegas and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. As a world leading hospitality and entertainment group, MGM Resorts International focuses on the development and operation of a range of prestigious destination resorts under brands of Bellagio, MGM, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, etc. Bellagio Las Vegas has been awarded the honor of “AAA5 Diamond” and during its 19 years of operation, it has been a pioneer in the luxury hotel portfolio under MGM Resorts International. The official Chinese name of Bellagio hotel brand is BAO LI JIA, which conveys the meaning of preciousness, beauty and luxury, paving the way for brand development in China.
About Suning Hotels & Resorts Co., Ltd.
Suning Hotels & Resorts Management Company, founded in 2005 and affiliated to Suning Real Estate Group, features in luxury and upscale hotel development and management. Based on the rapid project construction and its commercial real estate development, Suning also strikes its way for hotel development in China. So far, Suning has entered the hospitality industry by managing luxury and upscale hotels, full-service apartment, golf clubs and convention center.
About Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality, Ltd.
Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality is a joint venture between Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and MGM Resorts International. Taking combined brand advantages of its parent companies, this high-end hotel management platform is committed to developing luxury hotels, resorts, residences, retails and entertainment facilities. The spirit of the joined hospitality will be carried forward from China to a worldwide stage. With the core value of “Combine to Innovate”, the mission of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality is to create innovative and welcoming experiences for its customers and guests and to be the leading travel and living experience company. At present, there are four hotel brands under the group: Diaoyutai, MGM Grand, Bellagio and MHub, and MGM Grand Sanya in Yalong Bay, Diaoyutai Boutique Hotel Chengdu in Kuanzhai Alley and Diaoyutai Hotel Hangzhou by Qiantang River are officially opened. Bellagio Shanghai, The Diaoyutai Mansion Frankfurt, MHub Beijing and MHub Nanjing will launch their grand openings from 2017 to 2019.
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