Roberto Ugolini is originally from Rome (Italy) and since 1994 he has been working in Thailand as the Managing Director of Watermark Group. When the Group bought the Calderazzo Restaurant (12 years ago in Bangkok, every year the best Tatler Restaurant in Bangkok), he decided to rename it Ugolini Restaurant.
The Owner’s Roman provenience influences the menu offer and the kitchen concept, protecting and promoting the original Italian culinary tradition, as you might taste in an Italian granny’s kitchen. Preserving the true and unique Italian flavors, Ugolini Restaurant works with original raw materials from Italy.
The Restaurant is located in the heart of Bangkok, in the most exclusive and residential district, near Thong Lo BTS station. Ugolini Restaurant is modern but keeps the colors and the atmosphere that you could breath in a vivid street of Rome. Ugolini Restaurant guarantees the excellence in his fish or meat menu and
an incomparable wine list.
Urbani Truffles Bangkok
The ability of the Urbani family has always been ahead of their time, to write the future. The work horse of the job Paolo Urbani when he coined the famous slogan “Urbani nel mondo significa tartufo” which mean “Urbani in the world means truffle” was writing the story, was establishing an unprecedented record.
Words that echo in the minds of his brother Bruno, head of the company, his daughter Olga, the Giammarco nephews, Carlo, Luca and Francesco, proud to carry on a passion that feeds the blood of six generations, which brings higher and higher a name that is already branded in the history of world excellence.
Thanks to the efforts of a united family, trusted collaborators and a rare common purpose, Urbani can now boast a world-contact network, a presence in over 70 countries around the world and last but not least, the ” conquest “of one of the most difficult areas to explore: Asia.
different culinary cultures, traditions and taste that much different from the Western view, but the nose has not failed to impress the East and become a food symbol of prestige and quality, precious diamond increasingly required by industry and private operators.
“To be part of a culture that is not ours,” says Olga Urbani, owner / company manager, “we need to have respect, knocking politely. In this path, knowing that they are bearers of a unique product with overt value, it helps a lot but it is necessary to prepare and it is critical to know the territory.
For this, among our international partners, the presence of Roberto Ugolini, friend and great entrepreneur, CEO of Watermark Group, has been fundamental.
Roberto lives in Thailand for thirty years and more than ten deals with catering, truffle lover imports the products of our company that are used in its ten restaurants, famous Limoncello in Bangkok, next to become fifteen by the end of the year. Thanks to his efforts, now means Urbani truffle also in Asia. “
“Three years ago I started with Urbani a great project for the dissemination of the truffle in Asia with excellent results,” said Ugolini, “the demand is increasing, even in our premises we serve Pizza king, pizza with truffles Urbani, Great demand even sushi sticks with truffles, sauces and fantastic grill Urbani truffle served in our steakhouse, a delicacy that leaves our clients amazed. The Urbani brand does not need convincing, its world-renowned precedes products. Now the market is ready also in Asia and our intention is to extend the project to other important companies such as Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. “
An ambitious project that already is bringing tremendous results, export of Italian products and products of excellence of our land, a commitment that Urbani has the heart and carries more than hundred and fifty years, a commitment that unites all Urbani historical period, which is the great history of the truffle family and always light up new sparks into the future.
Urbani Truffles Bangkok added by Shayne Heffernan