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Contemporary Italian with Asian Twist

Welcome to Bottarga - A Culinary Haven of Exclusivity and Fine Dining.

Enter a realm where every dish is a meticulously crafted work of art, showcasing the pinnacle of gastronomic excellence.


At Bottarga, our esteemed culinary artisans curate an exquisite menu that unites the world's finest ingredients, reimagining traditional flavors with a contemporary Italian twist infused with an Asian influence. Immerse yourself in a symphony of indulgent flavors, perfectly executed techniques, and innovative presentations that will leave your senses captivated and yearning for more.


At Bottarga, we believe in the allure of exclusivity. Delight in the knowledge that your dining experience is unlike any other, as we embrace the art of crafting bespoke culinary encounters tailored to your discerning tastes. From private dining to personalized menu creations, our dedicated team will ensure that every detail is impeccably executed, leaving you free to revel in an evening of pure indulgence and sophistication.


Bottarga is built on experience, two founders - two specialties. 
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Federico, the driving force behind our culinary creations, infuses joy into every dish with his exceptional talent. With a solid foundation from his graduation at William Angliss Institute in 2012, Federico honed his skills under the guidance of renowned chefs like Shannon Bennet. His decade-long dedication led him to collaborate with acclaimed Melbourne establishments, including Vue de Monde, Rosetta, Matteo's, Crown Casino, and Scopri.

As the founder of Bottarga, Federico now has complete creative control to bring his culinary vision to life. With a profound appreciation for simplicity and quality, he creates dishes that evoke a sense of nostalgia through taste alone. His expertise and unwavering passion ensure that every plate is a masterpiece, showcasing his exceptional culinary talent.


Somi, our esteemed hospitality expert, possesses an innate talent and passion for providing exceptional service. Having been involved in running her family's successful restaurant and catering business from a young age, Somi acquired invaluable knowledge and skills. At just 23, she established her own upscale café, Kaizen Coffee Co, in Bangkok.


Since relocating to Melbourne, Somi has continued to expand her expertise in high-profile cafes and restaurants, enriching her already extensive knowledge through years of hands-on experience. With her wealth of experience, you can trust that you are in capable hands when dining at Bottarga.

Together, Federico and Somi form an extraordinary team that is dedicated to providing an exceptional dining experience. Their unwavering commitment to excellence, combined with their culinary prowess and hospitality expertise, ensures that every visit to Bottarga is a memorable one. Prepare to be dazzled by the harmonious collaboration between our talented kitchen and front-of-house team as they create an unforgettable fine dining experience for you.

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