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Our Preferred Restaurants - Agli Amici

A Culinary Gem in Udine - A Top Choice

Agli Amici, located in the charming city of Udine, Italy, is a celebrated restaurant known for its exceptional cuisine and dedication to quality. This family-run establishment has evolved into a beacon of culinary excellence under the guidance of chef Emanuele Scarello.

Agli Amici has earned its place as a top choice on Our Preferred Restaurants list, distinguished by its two Michelin stars and exceptional culinary offerings. This prestigious accolade reflects the restaurant's unwavering commitment to excellence, creativity, and a deep-rooted passion for gastronomic innovation. Under the guidance of Chef Emanuele Scarello, Agli Amici has become a beacon of culinary artistry in Udine, where every dish tells a story of tradition, quality, and refined technique.

One of the defining characteristics of Agli Amici is the palpable family energy that permeates the restaurant. Chef Emanuele Scarello and his sister Michela Scarello work in perfect harmony, bringing a unique warmth and hospitality to the dining experience. This familial atmosphere makes guests feel like they are part of the Scarello family, adding a personal touch to the refined elegance of the restaurant. Michela's charm and expertise in managing the front of the house complement Emanuele's culinary brilliance, creating a seamless and welcoming environment for all who dine there.

The restaurant's dedication to sourcing the finest local ingredients, combined with its innovative approach to classic flavors, ensures an unforgettable dining experience. Whether savoring the rich, gamey notes of their meticulously prepared pigeon, the creamy delicacy of sweetbreads, or the fresh, vibrant flavors of Mediterranean fish, guests are treated to a symphony of tastes and textures that epitomize the essence of gourmet dining. Agli Amici’s inclusion in our list celebrates its status as a culinary landmark, offering a dining experience that is both sophisticated and deeply satisfying. Chef Emanuele, celebrated for his culinary brilliance at Agli Amici in Udine, also oversees the 1 Michelin star Agli Amici in Istria. Located in Lungomare Plaza at the Grand Park Hotel Rovinj, this restaurant highlights Chef Scarello's exceptional skills and passion for gastronomy, offering guests an unparalleled dining experience in a stunning coastal setting.

Chef Emanuele Scarello: Emanuele Scarello, the visionary behind Agli Amici, has propelled the restaurant to international acclaim. His innovative approach to Italian cuisine, which emphasizes local ingredients and traditional flavors reimagined with modern techniques, has earned Agli Amici prestigious accolades, including two Michelin stars. Chef Scarello's passion for cooking is evident in every dish, reflecting his deep connection to the region's culinary heritage.

The Dining Experience: Agli Amici offers a refined dining experience that blends elegance with a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Guests can enjoy meticulously crafted dishes that showcase the finest local produce, from fresh seafood and exquisite meats to seasonal vegetables and artisanal cheeses. The restaurant's wine cellar, curated with an impressive selection of Italian and international wines, complements the dining experience perfectly.

Agli Amici is also dedicated to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The restaurant's commitment to using locally sourced, organic ingredients not only supports local farmers and producers but also ensures that each dish is as fresh and flavorful as possible. Chef Scarello's respect for nature and the environment is evident in the restaurant's eco-friendly practices and sustainable menu choices.

Accolades and Recognition:  Agli Amici's excellence has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades. In addition to its two Michelin stars, the restaurant has received high praise from food critics and gastronomes worldwide. The combination of Chef Scarello's culinary genius, the restaurant's rich history, and its dedication to sustainability makes Agli Amici a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts.

Our selection process involves careful consideration by our managers, who personally experienced each restaurant during their visits in 2023./2024.

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