Chef Elian Layousse has about 30 years of experience in Italy, his cuisine is traditional Italian with personal Galilean touches that reflect his reincarnation.
At a young age, Elian moved to New York, where he worked as a cook. After experiencing the new luxury, he moved to Italy and set up his own restaurant there. To this day Elian owns a very large wine canteen in Italy and there he has also won several competitions for the wine he produces. Chef Elian Layousse, along with his team, prepares Italian dishes from classic Italian cuisine.
The quality of the dishes is guaranteed by a careful selection of quality ingredients, seasonal vegetables, fresh meat, fresh homemade pasta, and fresh desserts prepared on-site daily. Instead, they combine passion and tradition and produce each dish according to modern cooking standards, by using delicate flavors and while maintaining respect for the area and traditional methods.
After enjoying the unique dishes of Chateau du Roi (or maybe a little before) visit our archeological cellar and discover the Frankish period (Crusader) wine cellars and a Roman well.
The site is open for visitors to the restaurant, bar, and boutique accommodation rooms.
Organized groups interested in visiting the site should book a tour in advance.
Salma Assaf, a resident of the village of Mi’ilya, an avid antiquities enthusiast, and a graduate of the Department of History, began her life’s work about two decades ago with her late husband, Labib Assaf. Salma says that she always looked out at the ancient walls from her family garden and dreamed of reviving the past.