With JRE-Inside+ you can enjoy many benefits, including exclusive interviews, events and more Read more

Join JRE-Inside+ Premium

JRE-Inside+ members are kept in the loop about the latest gastronomic developments, new JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs restaurants, and the hottest culinary trends. Get access to our 'members-only' content now and never miss the latest news. JRE-Inside+ membership can be registered below so you can start using it right away.

Restaurant • Fine Dining

Antonella Ricci &Vinod Sookar

Restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar

The Italian town of Ceglie Messapica is home to gourmet restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar. As you might expect, the kitchen is in the hands of chef Antonella Ricci and chef Vinod Sookar. Together, this talented duo cooks up typical Apulian cuisine that is a real treat for your taste buds. With such outstanding regional cuisine, it should come as no surprise that the chefs have earned themselves a coveted Michelin star. You can enjoy refined local delicacies in the traditionally decorated dining area or outside, on the peaceful garden veranda. Next to the delicious and well-balanced dishes, this fine-dining destination also offers an excellent selection of wines, to complete your culinary journey.

Antonella Ricci &Vinod Sookar

Ceglie Messapica (BR), Italy
Make a reservation

1 Michelin star

Apulian cuisine

Excellent wines

Restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar

The Italian town of Ceglie Messapica is home to gourmet restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar. As you might expect, the kitchen is in the hands of chef Antonella Ricci and chef Vinod Sookar. Together, this talented duo cooks up typical Apulian cuisine that is a real treat for your taste buds. With such outstanding regional cuisine, it should come as no surprise that the chefs have earned themselves a coveted Michelin star. You can enjoy refined local delicacies in the traditionally decorated dining area or outside, on the peaceful garden veranda. Next to the delicious and well-balanced dishes, this fine-dining destination also offers an excellent selection of wines, to complete your culinary journey.

Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar’s cuisine

At restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar, you can indulge in all kinds of Apulian specialties by chefs Antonella Ricci and Vinod Sookar. Together with their skilled kitchen team, these top chefs transform local produce into traditional dishes with an innovative twist. On the menu, you can discover options such as wild cardoncelli flan and triddi (homemade pasta) with two consistencies of turnip tops, cherry tomatoes and sardine powder. For dessert, there are many heavenly sweets to choose from. Such as chocolate cake with cocoa bean crumble, vanilla mousse and goat's milk mozzarella.

Ambiance

Restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookart is located inside a country house, set on the picturesque hills of the Itria valley. Nestled between lush green surroundings, it’s the perfect setting for your gastronomic experience in the Apulia region. In summer, you can indulge in the chefs’ culinary delights on the wooden veranda in the lovely flower garden. During the colder months, the traditionally furnished dining room with a fireplace at its center offers a warm and inviting ambiance. In any case, the Ricci family, who runs the restaurant, will make sure to pamper you with true Apulian hospitality.

Contact

WHERE TO FIND

Antonella Ricci &Vinod Sookar Contrada Montevicoli 11 72013 Ceglie Messapica (BR) Italy

Follow us

Make a reservation

Opening times

DAY LUNCH
Monday 12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
Wednesday 12:30 - 15:00 20:00 - 23:00
Thursday 12:30 - 15:00 20:00 - 23:00
Friday 12:30 - 15:00 20:00 - 23:00
Saturday 12:30 - 15:00 20:00 - 23:00
Sunday 12:30 - 15:00 20:00 - 23:00

Book a table at Antonella Ricci &Vinod Sookar

Make your dinner reservations through our website for a high-quality gastronomic experience – it’s quick and easy. Book your table here and get ready for an unforgettable culinary event.

Make a reservation