The first restaurant is set to open in Dubai in September 2021.

Mine & Yours Group, luxury hospitality management company based in Italy that operates globally, is pleased to welcome Vito Mollica as Executive Chef of Chic Nonna. The first concept restaurant is scheduled to open its doors to guests in DIFC Dubai in September, featuring an elegant Italian osteria gourmet at ground floor and a vibrant and iconic Lounge Bar at first floor with stunning views of Downtown Dubai and Burj Khalifa.

Born in the south of Italy and veteran of international five star hotels, Vito Mollica worked in Prague, in the Netherlands, in the United Kingdom, prior to return to his homeland. In November 2011 the restaurant in Firenze he worked for as Executive Chef received the first Michelin star and two years later he received the award Dish of the Year from the renowned Guida dell’Espresso. In 2014 he was Chef of the Year according to the restaurant guide of the major Italian business newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore.

Chef Vito Mollica’s cooking style is defined by inspiring and preserving the original flavours of fresh ingredients as well as smoothly combining Italian tradition with an international twist.

In his new capacity, he will act also as Corporate Directory of Culinary, showcasing his intensive knowledge on culinary, f&b and staff management.

Vito Mollica, Executive Chef, Chic Nonna said: “I’m incredibly excited to join Mine & Yours Group, a young but up-and-coming company that is standing out for its creativity, exceptional service and experienced team. The one-of-a-kind concept of Chic Nonna is my greatest inspiration to create a brand new menu with signature dishes that bring our international guests an exceptional and memorable Italian dining experience.”

Stefano Cuoco, Global Managing Director and COO, Mine & Yours Group, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Mr. Mollica in the dual role of Corporate Directory of Culinary and Executive Chef of our key concept Chic Nonna. With this new significant addition, we look forward to sharpening our Team in terms of both knowledge and high skill, in order to provide guest the most memorable and authentic experience in every Mine & Yours locations worldwide.”

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About Mine & Yours Group.

Mine & Yours Group is a fast growing company based in Italy and focused on the design and management of facilities, concept restaurants and customized services in the luxury industry with a major presence in 4 markets till date: Italy, with a Members Club in Puglia and a Country Club in Porto Cervo; UK, where the company runs three upscale restaurants in some of the most exclusive neighborhoods of London: Osteria Romana (Knightsbridge), Osteria Napoletana (Notting Hill) and Santo Mare (Marylebone); UAE, where two concept restaurants are set to open in 2021 in Dubai; US, with an office in New York City and 2 concept restaurants set to open soon.


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Diego Contino
PR & Press Office Manager
Mine & Yours Group


    Press Office    |         10 / 06 / 2021