Restaurant La Foresteria

Chef Angelo Pumilia


La Foresteria
Planeta Menfi (AG)

A restaurant facing vineyards, overlooking the sea and surrounded by herbs and flowers. Since 2009 Planeta’s La Foresteria has been an invitation to be immersed in Nature and to dine without awareness of the borders between indoors and out, embraced by the ‘Garden of perfumes’, 44 beds of aromatic herbs, encircled by citrus, pomegranates, olives and fruit trees.
Planeta’s style and welcome, the family recipes, the local products, and the constant dialogue between creativity and innovation by Chef Angelo Pumilia have created a unique restaurant in continual evolution.


Weekly Opening

Every day

Closing Date

15th November – 28th February


EX S.S. 115 S.P. 79, KM 91
92013 MENFI (AG)
Tel +39 0925 1955460 (dig 2)
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The cellar

Planeta, sicilian winery experience

The principal wine list is called Repertorio 1694 – from the year of purchase of the historic estate at Ulmo - and the most complete chronological collection of the family production from Menfi, Sambuca di Sicilia, Vittoria, Noto, Etna and Capo Milazzo.
To this we have added a list which takes the name of ‘the wines of friends’, with a selection of Sicilian, Italian and international wines, the result of constant discussion with many colleagues, excellent producers, who over time have become family friends.


the rich aroma of a glass of Planeta wine or of a cocktail especially dedicated for you on this occasion

Close your eyes and imagine yourself on the terrace at La Foresteria Planeta; colours shading from blue to pink creating an infusion of lights which tinge the leaves of vines and olives, the Sicilian countryside around you in its lyrical silence, the sea of Menfi sparkling in the background.

The aperitif
on the terrace

prepared with our herbs

Angelo Pumilia
Angelo Pumilia Executive Chef
“My cuisine is a walk through an extraordinary garden of biodiversity: Sicily”.
Angelo Pumilia was born in Sciacca, Sicily, in 1976.
Since 2009, he has been the chef at the Foresteria Planeta Estate, Insula Beach Club and La Segreta Country House.
Wine dinner experiences in India, China, Scotland (Skibo Castle), Norway, Switzerland, Dubai, Japan, Ukraine, Kenya, Israel.
Since 2012 he is also chef at Angelo Court Tokyo and Angelo Court Utsunomya in Japan and chef consultant for Prior Corp.
Chef at Disìo restaurant in Sciacca (2006/2009), Guest Chef at Hotel Nikko Tokyo Balcony (2007).
Consultant for JET (Japan Europe Trading) teaching Italian cuisine in seminars in many Japanese cooking schools (2007). Tokyo (Hattori School), Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka.
Executive Chef at Moreno Cedroni's Clandestino Sushi Bar, two-star chef in Portonovo. Ancona (2003/2006).
Corporate chef for 'Carlino srl' (Prodexpo Moscow 2004, Cibus Parma).
Chef de partie at the 'Ritzi' restaurant in Puerto Portals Calvià - Mallorca (2000/2001).


Melchiorre Zinna - Salvatore Termine - Andrea La Tona - Alessandra Augello


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