CoolRooms Palacio de Luces introduces new Head Chef Francisco Ruiz

Chef Francisco Ruiz becomes the new head chef at TELLA, restaurant of Hotel CoolRooms Palacio de Luces. Focusing on local Asturian produce from the mountains and sea, the menu also reflects influences from the Americas.

The new spring-summer menu of TELLA restaurant gives prominence to new season vegetables, celebrating the most coveted products from the kitchen garden, such as perrechico or white asparagus. Guests will enjoy an explosion of spring colours and flavours.

‘My kitchen reflects the season, local organic products, and the best from our Colunga area, including wonderful vegetables, fish, shellfish and meat,’ explains Chef Ruiz

Among the new dishes is white asparagus, roasted white garlic and marinated red tuna or stew from the organic kitchen garden with seasonal vegetables and pita broth. Tella classics will continue, such as the morel ravioli with truffled pitu juice and the Xaldu lamb, an Asturian product recognised by the Slow Food Ark of Taste.

In the last edition of Madrid Fusión 2022, Restaurant Tella was awarded the distinction that accredits it as a member of the quality guarantee mark of the Principality “Mesas de Asturias”, a distinction that rewards gastronomic excellence in Asturias.

Together with Francisco Ruiz, in the kitchen, the team includes Daniel Díez Berdia who joined as pastry chef, giving the sweet final touch to this magnificent gastronomic offering. Among the most acclaimed desserts, are the caramelised French toast, citrus crumble, rice pudding ice cream and the Afuega’l pitu mousse, spice sponge cake and organic honey ice cream.

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Address: Tella Restaurant, Hotel CoolRooms Palacio de Luces, Carretera AS 257 s/n, Luces, Asturias


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