Walk past the Gate of Heavenly Peace at the Forbidden City, stop to admire the portrait of Mao overlooking the vast open space of Tiananmen, continue south along the square to Mao Zedong’s Mausoleum, make a left on East Qianmen Avenue and by now you should already see the glorious entrance of Ch’ienmen 23. It is within the walls of this historic building which once served as the compound for the American Legation during the Qing Dynasty, where world famous Chef Claudio Sadler set up his first restaurant in China. Famous for his mastery of the Italian kitchen and his spontaneous creativity , Sadler won not one but two Michelin stars for his first restaurant Osteria di Porta Cicca in his hometown Milan. Injecting the same attention to detail and quality into his Beijing venture, Ristorante Sadler has instantly become one of Beijing’s most exquisite dining destinations. Exciting Italian dishes with a modern twist, prepared by one of the world’s most talented chefs and served in one of Beijing’s most beautiful, luxurious landmark buildings - Claudio Sadler’s star rating is truly reflected in every aspect of the restaurant.