Transport yourself to Italy! You won’t want to miss this authentic Italian chef’s table experience.
La Jolla Village gem, Ambrogio by Acquerello, launched in November 2022. The fine dining establishment is a partnership between San Diego-based restaurant group Ambrogio15 and the prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant Acquerello, led by Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi in Milan, Italy. Ambrogio by Acquerello offers an exceptional 8-course tasting menu experience that fuses the traditional flavors of Milan with tantalizing Pacific Asian influences. And there’s a vegan option!
A Fusion of Cultures on the Plate
Ambrogio by Acquerello offers two distinctive tasting menu options thoughtfully paired with exceptional wines every evening, making it a culinary celebration. The star of the show is the 8-course prix-fixe tasting menu. The restaurant’s vegetarian option can be transformed into a fully vegan experience upon request. What sets this restaurant apart is its commitment to seasonality, ensuring that every dish reflects the finest produce of the moment.
Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi
Chef Silvio Salmoiraghi, the driving force behind Ambrogio by Acquerello, boasts an impressive culinary journey. His career began in 1993 at Joia, the pioneering Michelin-starred vegetarian restaurant in Italy. From there, he honed his craft alongside Maestro Gualtiero Marchesi, a luminary in modern Italian cuisine. His global adventures included stints in Paris, Tokyo, and Dublin, where his talents earned Michelin stars and accolades. In 2008, he realized his dream by opening Acquerello in Milan, which swiftly gained a Michelin Star and earned its place among Italy’s culinary elite.
The Essence of Ambrogio by Acquerello
The essence of Ambrogio by Acquerello lies in its dedication to taste and impeccable execution. Chef Salmoiraghi practices “à la minute” cooking, ensuring the highest quality and utmost respect for the ingredients. The restaurant’s culinary canvas draws inspiration from five diverse nations: Italy, France, Korea, Japan, and the US (California). This fusion creates a symphony of flavors where Milan’s culinary heritage converges with Pacific Asian influences.
Guests will enjoy Ambrogio by Acquerello’s commitment to culinary artistry and curated wine list, featuring organic, vegan, and biodynamic wines from passionate Italian winemakers.
Reserve Your Italian Vegan Tasting Experience
To embark on this 8-course tasting adventure, visit Ambrogio by Acquerello’s website to make your reservation. The restaurant is located at 7556 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, California, 92037.