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PAX Unveils New italian Chef and More Italian Treats this Summer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – This summer, take a stroll down the alleys of Italy in one of Dubai’s finest Italian restaurants, PAX as it introduces its new Italian Chef Carmelo Rosselli, crafting authentic Italian indulgence straight to your plates.

Food, for Chef Carmelo, is all about personality. “All that comes out of the kitchen reflect the chef’s passion and personality,” he says. “Cooking is not just about formulating the perfect recipe, rather, it is about specializing that recipe to your guests’ delight. After all, delivering good food stirs up the best impressions.”

Born to the aroma of Basil and Amaro Fernet Branca, Chef Carmelo hailed from a regal lineage of Italian cooks, wine connossieurs, and food entrepreneurs. He cultivated his passion for cooking at the age of 9 and offered extra help in the kitchen of his family’s restaurant growing up. Taking his experiences a notch higher, he nourished his wealth of cooking skills in one of Italy’s famous culinary schools. As he climbed the quintessential ladder of success, he always aims to obtain remarkable culinary techniques from top restaurants across the UAE, venturing on for more as he finally joins Dusit Thani Dubai’s PAX Italian Cuisine.

Chef Carmelo has mastered the flavors of Italian cuisine. From the way he prepares the food to the way he presents them using his delicate and unique techniques, his years of experience has surely bloomed alike with the dishes he serves. I know a great chef when I see one,” says Chef Antonello Manca, Dusit Thani Dubai’s Executive Chef.

Allow PAX and its ensemble of seasoned chefs ensnare you to a unique dimension of pure Italian flavors.  Some specialties to watch out for include Tonno Crudo Marinato (marinated tuna slices, lettuce, lemon, avocado and cherry tomatoes topped with Italian dressing), Linguine Al Ricci Di Marie (linguine pasta cooked with Mediterranaen sea urchin meat, cherry tomato, garlic, parsley and white wine), and Filetto Di Cernia Alla Siciliana (fillet of hammour cooked in tomato, olive and caper sauce served with seasonal vegetables), amongst others.

Located on the 24th Floor, find yourself mesmerized as well with the high ceiling and grand architectural design of PAX, a style reminiscent of the Renaissance period’s rhetorical and theatrical fashion, surrounded by windows that provide a stunning view of Dubai’s cityscape. The PAX Lounge is also a perfect place for private functions where a selection of drinks, wines and bubblies are available to pair with your favorite Italian dishes.

PAX Italian Cuisine is serving lunch and dinner at the 24th Floor of Dusit Thani Dubai. Timings: 12nn to 3pm and 7pm to 12mn, respectively.

Romanticize in Italy’s gastronomic treasures at PAX. For table reservations and inquiries, call +971 4 317 4515 or e-mail