Unique for the simplicity of its cooking, the Egg is enriched with roast wild
Pork Cheek and seasonal truffle**.
Gio’s Classic: Pecorino cheese flan 12,00 €
Soft Flan for mouth and heart! We use the best Colfiorito Pecorino, aged in a barrel
and presented over a green pods* sauce.
Norcia ham and Umbrian bread 11,00 €
The “Pregiutto”, is a Perugian dialect form to indicate the noble part of Umbrian ham. Fine cut and particularly lean, with the right flavor to accompany the Umbrian bread, a typical focaccia.
Smoked cod* pie with potato and caramelized onions 12,00 €
The cod is cooked in milk and frayed, browned and then reassembled in the mold.
It is placed on a cream of potatoes with caramelized onions.
Ravioli filled with 5 different kinds of cheese, listed in our menu since 1992.
Review of this dish: “each two or three months I leave from Bologna to eat them, eating is beliving” ( B.G.).
Gio’s Classic: Gnocchi* with truffle** 14,00 €
Potatoes gnocchi, with creamy D.O.P. cheese and seasonal Umbrian truffle. Unmissable!
Tipical: Strangozzi with “rancetto” 10,00 €
Strangozzi are one of the most typical Umbrian pastas: their name and shape derive from the shoe laces, mixed without egg
and seasoned with long-cooked free-range pork cheek, enriched with marjoram and succulent tomato sauce.
Umbrici with seasonal truffle 16,00 €
The truffle with its various types is always present, in summer with the scorzone, the Uncinatu in October, in winter the prized black one. The tuber follows the climate and the weather, there are no other reasons.
For the first courses you can choose the following types of gluten-free pasta to combine with the sauces of our dishes: Ravioli, rigatoni and, for childrens, even penne.
Our codi s the original Norwegian from Rafols Family, stewed with plums, raisins and pine nuts,
which fits well with the savory flavor of the fish.
Gio’s Classic: Beef Cheek 22,00 €
Guanciolo o Guanciola? It’s made from Appenine White Ox (Chianina beef). We let it rest in Sagrantino di Montefalco wine for one night, then we cook it slowly. The sauce is soft and succulent.
Typical: Grilled Lamb 23,00 €
From Colfiorito hills we use the best lamb raised in semi-wild;
the grill makes the ribs tasty.
Sliced Angus beef 400gr with olive oil and Maldon salt 29,00 €
Soft and savory sliced beef cooked on the grill,
Umbrian olive oil together with crystalline Maldon salt to season the tasty meat.
VEGETABLES AND LEGUMES
It’s a very tiny legume, cultivated around Trasimeno Lake. Soft and very savory,
We cook it following the traditional recipe by the Slow Food popular cooks.
Gio’s Classic: Colfiorito red Potatoes 6,00 €
An Umbrian excellence, I.G.P., with yellow pulp, we cook it in the oven,
and we add a little extra virgin olive oil in the end.
Pan-fried Vegetables 6,00 €
Often we use chicory, with garlic and chilli pepper, sautéed in Umbrian extra virgin olive oil;
our attention to seasonality lead us to change.
Mixed seasonal salad 5,00 €
We compose it according to season and to supply, it’s full in a large dish with the colors of the vegetables.
Maldon salt, balsamic or white vinegar, the “Green Gold of Umbria” brings it all together.
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From Michelin Guide“Inside the Hotel Giò Wine e Jazz Area, the Restaurant has earned a good reputation, not only among the Hotel’s Guests. Umbria Cuisine plays the main role, but the extremely creative Chef glorifies all the dishes, presenting them in a colourful way. . From hand made pasta to soups, from pigeon to lamb, everything is well paired with the superbe wine menu.”
MICHELIN 2017 The Dishquality cuisinequality products and Chefabilities: simply a good meal!