Fast rising restaurant La Bottega hosted a fabulous dinner featuring Paris-based Culinary Enigma Atsushi Tanaka, in Geneva this past Wednesday.

La Bottega, the dazzling new venue in town led by the Italo-Argentinean Michelin duo Paulo Airaudo and Francesco Gasbarro, opened in Spring 2015 after careful and passionate planning. The brand new adventure was rapidly recognised with a Michelin star only months the after opening.




Proceeding with their set of collaboration dinners “The World comes to Geneva” that began in April with Peruvian Superstar Chef Diego Muñoz, the ambitious restaurant will host impressive 9 guests chefs this year, – with the second chef being Atsushi Tanaka – a clash and contrast for La Bottega in both culture and style.

Atsushi Tanaka – globally known for being a non-conformist and alternative chef, has his experiences at some of the finest restaurants in Europe: Pierre Gagnaire, Quique Dacosta and Frantzén are some of the impressive names of his resume.

Now he displays his very minimalistic yet complete food at Restaurant A.T. in the heart of Paris. His storytelling dishes never disappoint, and mixed with La Bottega’s Italian passion and drive, a great culinary night was created.

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The fusion of italo-Argentinean warmth and intensity of flavors and the precise and elegant Japo-French cuisine brought dishes to the table such as ‘Oyster, lemon and celery’, ‘Camouflage‘‘Lamb, spring onion and black garlic’ and ‘Green apple, sorrel and oxalis’, that were enjoyed by a buzzing restaurant.

Perhaps the very different upbringings were the secret ingredient for this great dinner. The second second chapter of “The World comes to Geneva”.

Press play for an interview with Atsushi Tanaka in Swiss TV.





The third guest chef invited to “The World comes to Geneva” at La Bottega is New Zealand Chef Matt Lambert of 1-starred Michelin restaurant The Musket Room in New York City, Wednesday June 22nd.

For pre-reservations please contact La Bottega at or +41 (0)22 736 1000. Or visit the La Bottega Website.


Hungry for more? Have a look at La Bottega: Setting The Pace.



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