Fairmont Bab Al Bahr to host pizza acrobat

Chef Barbasso to hold pizza-twirling sessions at Frankie's, Abu Dhabi
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr

Frankie’s Italian Restaurant and Bar at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will host pizzaiolo master Pasqualino Barbasso for a three-date stint next month.

The chef will be on hand in the restaurant, holding sessions and demonstrations On October 10, 12 and 13 for hotel guests and restaurant patrons.

Multi awarded winning Chef Barbasso will travel from Sicily and on October 10 and 12 will hold pizza-throwing displays during evening dinner service. Also on October 12 he will perform the display during brunch at Frankies and CuiScene.

On October 13, Barbasso will hold a 90-minute pizza making session for families, with a competition for the best-flung pizza, fastest pizza and the largest dough stretch. The event costs AED 150, or AED 75 for children.

Barbasso began his pizzaiolo career at his family’s pizzeria Il Flaco Azzuro in Cammarata, where he still works when not travelling. He won the World Pizza Championship for two consecutive years in 2001 and 2002.


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