Chef Alessandro Panichi

Born in 1978, since 2011 he is the chef of the Sotto Arco restaurant where he manages both the restaurant gourmet part and the banqueting part.

Panichi for Sotto L’Arco restaurant proposes a cuisine that pays attention to raw materials, refined, contemporary and with a reinterpretation of the Emilian tradition to give customer a unique experience of tastes and flavors.

Maître-Sommelier Giuseppe Sportelli

Son of Apulian restaurateurs, he trained himself at the major international maisons that led him to be a Maître and a professional Sommelier.

Elected several times to the Best Maître of Italy and Maître of Maître he is trustee for the Emilia region of A.M.I.R.A association(Restaurants and Hotels Italian Maîtres Association).

Since 2010 he has been restaurant manager of Villa Aretusi and signs the a la carte menu of Sotto l’Arco restaurant, managing an important wine list with refined labels.

Sotto l'Arco Restaurant

Located on the first floor, reachable also with an internal lift, the Sotto l’Arco Restaurant plays the cards of elegance and tradition. On the floors there’s the marble Venetian typical of Bologna, protected by the Fine Arts, while on the walls with scarlet bands hang the handmade linen curtains.

In case of good weather you can dine in the garden.

Open always for dinner, Thursday and Sunday for lunch, it is closed bacause of turn Sunday evening and Monday.

The menu

The chef Alessandro Panichi signs a menu where the quality of the raw material, the harmonious combinations and the different cooking techniques are the masters. The a la carte menu is constantly evolving in full compliance with the seasonality of raw materials.
A la carte menu is enriched by the touristic menu, which offers revisited traditional dishes, the tasting menu and the girogiocando menu where the customer relies on chef choices who proposes 7 courses.