Four Seasons Resort Marrakech Hosts Pelagos Pop-Up: A Michelin-Starred Journey from the Mediterranean to Marrakech

February 8, 2024,
Marrakech, Morocco

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech will host the culinary team from Pelagos, the Michelin-starred restaurant at Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, for a special four-night pop-up menu crafted by Chef Luca Piscazzi. It will be available from February 28 to March 2, 2024 at Quattro restaurant, the Italian restaurant and bar at Four Seasons Resort Marrakech.

About Pelagos - A Michelin Star Dining Experience

Pelagos, named after the Greek word for ocean and awarded one Michelin star, presents under the direction of acclaimed Chef Luca Piscazzi a forward-looking interpretation of fine dining utilizing fresh seasonal produce from the Mediterranean Sea. With attention to detail as its cornerstone philosophy, Pelagos meticulously sources the finest seasonal and local produce from dedicated farmers and food producers across the Mediterranean Sea, ensuring precise execution and passionate service.

"We are thrilled to announce that Giovanni Avella, our talented Sous Chef known for his mastery in savouring Mediterranean cuisine infused with Italian nuances and contemporary techniques, will be joining the Pelagos team at the upcoming pop-up event in Marrakech," says Chef Luca Piscazzi.

Luca Piscazzi - Michelin Star Executive Chef

Originally from Rome, Luca Piscazzi's culinary journey commenced alongside his grandmother in the kitchen, igniting a lifelong passion for cooking. After completing his culinary studies at 19, he ventured to London, where he embarked on a remarkable trajectory destined for Michelin stardom.

Luca Piscazzi's talent blossomed in Michelin-starred kitchens across Rome, Hong Kong, Beijing, and London. In his solo venture at Pelagos, his mission is to elevate the essence of seasonal ingredients, accentuating their rich flavours, subtle aromas, and diverse textures.

"I am deeply committed to innovatively and sustainably showcasing seasonal local produce, particularly those sourced from the bountiful seas that surround us," he emphasizes. "Pelagos takes on new significance in Morocco, as it brings its Mediterranean-inspired cuisine closer to the Atlantic Ocean."

Savouring Poetry: A Glimpse into the Sensory Pop-Up Menu:

In addition to the culinary talent of Chef Luca Piscazzi’s team, guests attending the pop-up event at Four Seasons Resort Marrakech will be treated to an extraordinary menu showcasing a fusion of Mediterranean flavours and culinary artistry.

From the tantalizing amuse-bouche featuring pumpkin, hazelnut ice cream, black truffle, and mushrooms, to the exquisite main courses such as turbot meuniere with cavolo nero and lovage, and the indulgent desserts such as chocolate textures with red fruits and tonka bean or the lightness of mascarpone with raspberry and rose, every dish promises a sensory delight.

Tasting Menu

  • Pumpkin & Hazelnut Ice Cream: Earthy pumpkin paired with creamy hazelnut ice cream, black truffle, and mushrooms
  • Yellowtail Ceviche: Fresh yellowtail with salsify tagliolini in cacio e pepe sauce
  • Caviar Pasta: Indulgent caviar pasta with clam emulsion, almonds, and bronze fennel
  • Wild Sea Bass: Delicate sea bass with mastiha, artichoke, smoked pike caviar, and kumquat
  • Kagoshima Wagyu: Rich wagyu beef with tomato, seaweed, and potato rosti
  • Chocolate Textures: Decadent chocolate with red fruits and tonka bean
  • Petit Fours: A delightful assortment to end the culinary journey

About Quattro, the Elegant Italian Restaurant of Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

Quattro, the Italian restaurant and bar nestled within the iconic Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, invites guests to savour the essence of Italian cuisine amid a setting of unparalleled elegance. Hosting this special Michelin experience, Quattro promises an unforgettable culinary journey.

Located in front of the Resort's iconic glamorous fountain, Quattro offers guests the choice of outdoor or indoor seating, each providing a unique ambiance to complement the dining experience. Whether beneath the starlit sky or within the refined interiors, diners are immersed in an atmosphere of sophistication and charm.

  • 1 Bd de la Menara - Marrakech
  • Reservations: +212 5 24 35 92 00