Dining

Inspiration from the Emilia Romagna

May 13, 2015
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Looking for a restaurant in Florence for a special Saturday night? The Restaurant Santa Elisabetta is ideal to surprise and delight even the most discerning palate, located on the first floor of Torre Pagliazza (Hotel Brunelleschi), in an intimate and welcoming atmosphere consisting of only seven tables.

Saturday 16th and 23rd May 2015 starting at 19:30 with the chef Giuseppe Bonadonna’s menu and wine pairings by maitre Alessandro Recupero.

To start with a little bubbly…
Prosecco Col De’ Salici
100% Prosecco
Tipical romagnolo bread with soft cheese

Tasting Menu

Chickpeas cream with rosemary
Soppressata salame covered with mortadella

Tortelli pasta with bolognese meat sauce

Young pork meat stuffed with pistachios
Smoked eggplant caviar

Certosino Bolognese dessert

Wines from the producers:
Ariola, Lambrusco I.G.P. Gran Marcello Cru
100% Lambrusco Maestri

Ferrucci, Centurione, Sangiovese di Romagna D.O.C. Superiore
100% Sangiovese

Campo del Sole, Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore Riserva
100% Sangiovese

Mineral Water
Espresso

€ 69,00 per person including drinks: 1 glass for each wine label

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For information and reservations of the dinner:
Tel. +39.055.27370 – email: info@hotelbrunelleschi.it

Destination

The historic Florentine football

May 12, 2015
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The heart of the Hotel Brunelleschi

Growing at Brunelleschi

May 11, 2015
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I work at the Hotel Brunelleschi since 1988 so, from twenty-seven years. I was present and already working at the opening and over the years I experienced various changes up to date. One of the things I like best about my job is the opportunity to be able to compare constantly with employees of various departments but especially the meeting with our guests, a simple greeting, a dialogue or sharing emotions.

Sometimes, I like a lot having to take action or decisions, simply to satisfy a customer need. I know the hotel from perfectly but my favorite room is the 419 because I think it is fair, secluded, cozy, somewhat intimate, even if it is part of a larger complex: on one side, you can admire the Tower of Palazzo Vecchio and, on the other, the Cathedral with the Campanile.

The work and the role of housekeeper came almost by accident, almost to bet… I did not expect to come to deal with a hotel so important.

Then, came the change, the restructuring that I have experienced from the beginning to the end. Under a new (in part) direction and management I learned and understood more deeply what “is” my role, not only at a personal level but also as a personal satisfaction and gratitude.
I grew up and I spent a good chunk of my life at the Brunelleschi. I hope to “staying here” for a long together with many of our guests who will try to accommodate them as they wish.

Paola Albani
Housekeeper at the Hotel Brunelleschi