Our SuperChefs™ Events

Phoebe Riley - Junior Master Chef UK 2014

phoebe riley junior masterchef restaurant doney

Meet Pheobe Riley, an English famous chef who won the UK Junior Master Chef contest in 2014. We were happy to host Phoebe here in Rome for the third edition of the Westin Piccolo SuperChefs.

We are pleased to have Phoebe as a special ambassador of the SuperChefs™ brunch. Join us every Sunday to taste her unique creation: Courgette soup served with courgette flower fritters, Brasioli (braising steak served with tagliatelle) and a coffee chocolate mousse topped with cream and hazelnut biscotti.


Westin Piccolo SuperChefs™ 3° Edition

The third edition of the Piccolo SuperchefsTM event took place in March 2017 with special guest Phoebe Riley, Junior Master Chef UK 2014. Together with Executive Chef James Foglieni and Junior Master Chef Italy 2015, Andrea Picchione, selected young chefs were guided in the preparation of a cake and pizza in the second round using Superfood ingredients.

phoebe superchefs doney restaurant

We congratulate the winners of this year's edition:

  • 1st place: Emma
    new Westin Piccolo SuperChef™ 2017
  • 2nd place: Jacopo
  • 3rd place: Edoardo

and would like to thank everyone who joined us for this event.


Mario Palacios - Junior Master Chef Spain 2013

Mario Palacios MasterChef Spain The Westin Excelsior Rome Doney Restaurant

Meet Mario Palacios, Junior Master Chef Spain. He became famous in 2013 when he won this renomated price. 

Mario's exquisite dishes enriched the gastronomic offer of our Sunday brunch including cod with Pil Pil and clams, a tipical Spanish delicacy, a special "Salmorejo" soup and "Torrijas" dessert made from bread, sugar, cinnamon and a hint of lemon.


Westin Piccolo SuperChefs™ 2° Edition

In April 2016, 26 kids joined the second edition of the Westin Piccolo SuperChefs™. The little chefs created with SuperFoodsRx ingredients in two rounds their own Super Sandwich and a dish with ingredients "From around the corner" assisted by our Executive Chef James Foglieni  and the two Junior Master Chefs Italy and Spain, Andrea Picchione and Mario Palacios. 

Superchefs contest April 2016 Westin Excelsior Rome Doney Restaurant

We congratulate the winners of 2016 edition: 

  • 1st place: Maria Chiara
    Westin Piccolo SuperChef™ 2016
  • 2nd place: Filippo
  • 3rd place: Lavinia

Andrea Picchione - Junior Master Chef Italy 2015

Andrea Picchione Junior MasterChef Italia The Westin Excelsior Rome Doney Restaurant

Let us introduce you to Andrea Picchione, winner of the Junior Master Chef Italy in 2015 and our special ambassador of the SuperChefs™ brunch. His own special creations, which led to his victory in the famous talent show Junior Master Chef, enriched our Sunday brunch.

Andrea's special creations include dishes such as the Chitarrini pasta ricci e caffè, a delicious grouper slice with topinambur and a tartlet with peaches and ginger.


Westin Piccolo SuperChefs™ 1° Edition

In February, 42 talented kids participated at the first edition of the Westin Piccolo SuperChefs™ event.

All of them joined the competition by sending a food drawing representing one SuperFoods. The 10 best artists were then invited to be chef for a day in the SuperFoods gastronomic race. A jury made of 6 local bloggers, journalists and chefs selected the winner of the best SuperFoods dish!

Superchefs contest 1st Edition Westin Excelsior Rome

 Try special dishes designed by a Junior Master Chef at Restaurant Doney during our Superchefs™ Sunday Brunch accompanied by live entertainment provided by Kikids. Discover more >


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Restaurant Café Doney

Located In Via Vittorio Veneto, 125RomeIT

+390647082783 Hours of Operation

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  • Breakfast Monday to Friday 7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Breakfast Saturday, Sunday & public holidays 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • All day dining 12:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  • Buffet lunch Monday to Friday 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday brunch 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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