SignumMalfa Salina (ME), Italy
Martina CarusoMartina Caruso
As a child, chef Martina Caruso was surrounded by the aromas of the great Italian dishes, which her father Michele Caruso, a self-taught chef, would prepare at the family restaurant, Signum. Martina decided to enroll in hotel school and to work alongside her father in the kitchen during the summer holidays.
Contemporary Sicilian cuisine
1 Michelin star & 1 Michelin green star
Best Female Chef 2019
Diners can enjoy their culinary treats on the covered terrace with views of Stromboli and Panarea, or in the beautiful winter garden dining rooms. The young and passionate chef represents her island’s flavour with the skill of a master chef, combined with her feminine touch. This Michelin-starred restaurant will surely amaze your senses.
At restaurant Signum, chef Martina Caruso serves Mediterranean dishes that take inspiration from tradition, but without sacrificing innovation. Martina is the youngest chef to ever be awarded a Michelin star and her excellent cuisine draws gourmets from far and wide. Specialties on the menu include the excellent red shrimp with bloody mary, fruit and salted lemon; and the half paccheri with squid, tumapersa and crunchy chard. The wine cellar houses a number of bottles that come from all over Italy, as well as from numerous other regions located in Europe. The collection contains a wide range of vintages, with a special emphasis on smaller producers, as well as natural and biodynamic wines.
Located in Malfa, on the island of Salina, hotel restaurant Signum offers stunning panoramic views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Diners can enjoy their food and drinks on the characteristic terrace, decorated with beautiful traditional tiles and the typical colours of the Aeolian islands. Malfa has beautiful beaches where you can enjoy swimming, sailing or fishing. It is the perfect beach town to unwind, relax, and bask in the Italian sun.
Hotel Signum offers guests modern and spacious rooms, furnished with antique furniture and designer objects. Designed individually for every guest, each room surrounds them in pure tranquility. Views of the sea or gardens offer calming rest within the spacious rooms, while the cool breeze from the sea breeze wafts through large windows. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a ceiling fan, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, mini-bar, safe, and room service. At the Hotel Signum spa, guests can discover Aeolian nature's true wellness. In a dreamy ambiance, the body becomes renewed, the skin shines, and the soul smiles. The infinity pool overlooks the Salina coastline. Additionally, guests can enjoy an herbal bath in an antique copper bath, and fully restore their energy in the beautiful surroundings of Malfa.
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