UNIQUE ITALIAN CUISINE AT THE MERODE, IN THE HEART OF BRUSSELS

I WANTED TO OPEN A NEW RESTAURANT AS A SPRINGBOARD FOR EMERGING ITALIAN CHEFS, SHARING MY EXPERIENCE BUT MOST OF ALL PROMOTING YOUNG TALENT.

ISABELLE ARPIN

An ever-evolving seasonalmenu to share the passion ofitalian food

French-born and Belgian at heart, chef Isabelle Arpin curates the Ciao Restaurant kitchen. Isabelle is an experienced restauranter, and the godmother of the Free Go Solidaire Association, where she works with volunteers all year round to help families in need.

She captures the same values as TheMerode: a focus on education, helping young entrepreneurs and catalysing social change. Under her post as our head chef, she will mentor rising young talent in the culinary world, bringing emerging italian chefs into the Ciao Restaurant for a taste of the head chef experience.

At TheMerode, a private social club— in the heart of Brussels

TheMerode is a social club built around a community of curious and open-minded people who want to have an impact on today and to re-enchant tomorrow. Located in the heart of Brussels, TheMerode was launched in 2021 with a desire to create an environment for solving real world challenges, connecting people and enable important conversations and ideas in a fun and relaxing setting.

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