Only in Dubai – A beach resort is selling a $800 Truffle pizza

Via Instagram / @viatoledo_dubai


If you’re used to eating pizzas under $10, this news may be a little too hard for you to digest. However, in giving the ultimate fast food favorite a spin of sorts is the luxurious Address Beach Resort at Dubai’s Marina Beach.
Available at the hotel’s Via Toledo restaurant, the ‘pizza magnatum’ as it is called is a creation of chef Francesco Calo who was also named the best pizza chef in the world in 2019. Commenting on it, the chef said, “My cooking follows a gourmet style…”

Via Instagram / @viatoledo_dubai

The ultra-extravagant take on the classic Italian dish includes a generous helping of white Alba truffles. The seasonal ingredient is referred to as the diamond of the culinary world and is undoubtedly pricey and delicious too!

Also read -  Check out the most expensive luxury hotels in the Middle East

For creating the $789 pizza magnatum, Chef Calo sourced the Truffle from Dubai’s so-called “Truffle Man” Massimo Vidoni. However, those willing to give the pricey dish a skip can also try the other options at the restaurant such as marinara doppio crunch with twice-cooked dough Icollori dell’orto, a vegetarian pizza topped with creams of courgettes, aubergine, peppers, pumpkin, and friarielli, and more.

Tags from the story
, ,
Written By
A lawyer with a zeal for writing, Ekta has a deep love for linguistics, travel, and philosophy. Not an adrenalin junkie but likes going on occasional hikes to beat the weekday blues. Her bucket list includes escapades to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Morocco.