Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Ad | Do Forni brings authentic Italian fine dining to Cambodia’s capital



Ad | Do Forni brings authentic Italian fine dining to Cambodia’s capital

A dish at Do Forni. Photo supplied
A dish at Do Forni. Photo supplied

Ad | Do Forni brings authentic Italian fine dining to Cambodia’s capital

Do Forni is recognised as one of the capital’s most authentic Italian restaurants. A stunning menu by renowned consultant chef Fabrizio Aceti offers contemporary and innovative cuisine complimented by an extensive selection of more than 60 wines. The open-kitchen concept offers guests a glimpse of the masterful workings of an Italian Brasserie, with chefs plating up everything from fresh pasta to blue river prawns, parma ham, truffles and Canadian lobster. Light oven-baked pizzas feature tantalising toppings such as foie gras and porcini mushrooms, while truly dedicated Italian lovers will appreciate the Serrano ham that has been aged for 20 months before being cut by hand. Other offerings include potato gnocchi, salmon carpaccio and rich cuts of Wagyu and Black Angus beef.

Originally from Piedmont, Fabrizio Aceti has three decades of experience, working in some of the finest Italian restaurants in Europe and Asia. He travels throughout Asia extensively, flying into Phnom Penh each month to share new recipes and ingredients.

Recipes passed on through the generations of Chef Fabrizio’s family ensure sauces are bursting with flavour, exciting the taste palate upon every bite. Guest chefs descend on the restaurant throughout the year to host special set-course dinners, celebrating key ingredients from Italy. The events entitled ‘Escapade for Gourmets’ have a strong following in the capital, selling out days in advance as passionate culinary enthusiasts snap up their tickets.

Famous wine houses, along with small family-owned vineyards are represented on the restaurant’s wine list, from some classic wine producing regions such as Piedmont, Lombardia, Veneto and Tuscany. Full-bodied pinot grigio, bold Barolo and robust reds ensure the perfect fusion of food and wine for a truly memorable dining affair.

Located within the luxurious Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, Do Forni offers an intimate atmosphere that is suitable for all, from couples wishing for a romantic dinner through to business entertainment and groups of friends celebrating their time in this most exotic of Asian cities. Next month the hotel is offering a romantic package from 14th – 28th February with accommodation, breakfast, Veuve Clicquot Champagne, late check-out and a four-course dinner at Do Forni included at just $470+++ per couple.

Do Forni is open each day from 6pm-10pm.
More information: http://www.sofitel-phnompenh-phokeethra.com/restaurants-bars/do-forni/

MOST VIEWED

  • ‘Education’ a priority traffic-law penalty

    A top National Police official on June 21 neither rejected nor confirmed the authenticity of a leaked audio message, which has gone viral on social media, on a waiver of fines for a number of road traffic-related offences. General Him Yan, deputy National Police chief in

  • Siem Reap’s $18M zoo said to educate public, help wildlife

    Angkor Wildlife and Aquarium Co Ltd has invested $18 million in a zoo in Siem Reap province, which will be opened in October to educate and promote animal conservation as well as attract national and international tourists. Currently, the Angkor Wildlife and Aquarium is building the

  • Volunteer scheme to foster ‘virtuous’ humanitarian spirit

    A senior education official said volunteer work contributes to solidarity and promotes a virtuous humanitarian spirit among the youth and communities. Serei Chumneas, undersecretary of state at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, made the comment during the opening of a training programme called “

  • Chinese firms unveil preliminary results on metro, monorail for capital

    Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol and representatives from China Road and Bridge Corp (CRBC) and its parent company, the state-owned China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC), met on June 24 for talks on results of the firms’ preliminary study on a potential metro

  • Nestle’s debut may spur dairy market

    Leading confectionery manufacturer Nestle plans to invest in Cambodia by setting up an operation in the near future, a move majorly hailed by local dairy farmers as a means of boosting the fresh milk market in the Kingdom. During a visit by a delegation led

  • ACLEDA, WU to enable global money transfers

    Cambodia's largest commercial bank by total assets ACLEDA Bank Plc and global money transfer firm Western Union (WU) have partnered to offer customers cross-border money transfers to 200 countries via “ACLEDA mobile” app. In Channy, president and group managing director of ACLEDA, said the June 22 agreement