Nostra Cucina  Italian Restaurants in Marina Bay SandsNostra Cucina  Italian Restaurants in Marina Bay Sands

Nostra Cucina 

Opening 1 August 2018

Nostra Cucina means ‘our kitchen’. It’s a salute to the heart of every Italian home, where bonds deepen over simmering pots and kneaded dough. It’s a toast to the cradle of Italian culture, where time-honoured family recipes are preserved and passed down. 

Come experience the soul of homestyle Italian cuisine. Made with just the right ingredients that have been carefully sourced, every creation is thoughtfully crafted with lots of attention to detail and served with the warmest hospitality. 

Choose from a selection of handcrafted artisanal pizzas, freshly prepared and served straight from two wood-fired ovens. Or take your pick from our homemade pastas, made using hand-carved pasta boards and traditional Italian bronze dies to achieve the perfect texture. 

Let our sommelier introduce you to our extensive selection of drinks, including over 700 wine labels from 20 different regions in Italy, as well as beers and cocktails made with classic Italian liqueurs.


Mozza Chef Peter Birks  at Marina Bay Sands

Executive Chef Peter Birks

Peter Birks passion for food and cooking started from a young age when his parents – who owned a franchise of popular Australian bakery, The Cheesecake Shop – signed him up for a cooking course when he was just 12. The Brisbane native's restaurant journey took off in 1999, as an apprentice chef at Italian restaurant Il Centro in his home city. 
Winner of the Rising Chefs of Australia competition in 2002, Peter landed a work stint at Italian restaurant Cecconi’s in Melbourne in 2005. When the restaurant was approached to open a location in Hong Kong in 2007, Peter was asked to move over as the Executive Chef. Peter also spent time in Carnevino and OTTO Enoteca in Las Vegas, which put him in good stead to assist with the opening of Italian restaurant Lupa in Hong Kong in 2012. 
Four years later, Peter led the kitchens at Mozza at Marina Bay Sands, during which he further elevated his culinary finesse in Italian regional cuisine. In August 2018, Peter continues to helm the kitchens at Nostra Cucina at Marina Bay Sands with his reinvention of Italian classics.

Executive Pastry Chef Ariana Flores

Executive Pastry Chef Ariana Flores 

Growing up in Los Angeles, California, Ariana Flores first began to learn how to cook from her mother at home. Upon graduation from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, she worked in a small bakery in downtown L.A., where she discovered her passion for pastry-making. Inspired by famous baker and pastry chef Nancy Silverton, Ariana set her sights on Pizzeria Mozza and joined the team in 2006 as an entry-level pastry cook. 
When Osteria Mozza opened a year later in 2007, Ariana was appointed Pastry Sous Chef. Ariana worked for three years alongside Nancy Silverton and founding Mozza Pastry Chef Dahlia Narvaez. In 2010, Ariana joined Marina Bay Sands to be part of the opening team of Mozza as Executive Pastry Chef. In August 2018, Ariana brings her wealth of experience to her role as the executive pastry chef of Nostra Cucina at Marina Bay Sands.