Category Archives: Industry Expert Interviews

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Exclusive Interview With Michelin Star Italian Chef Daniele Usai

Daniele Usai has received the coveted Michelin star for his award winning restaurant, Il Tino in Rome and has a wealth of experience with some of the leading restaurants in Italy and the UK. He has worked with some of the most successful restaurant entrepreneurs in the world including the late Antonio Carluccio in Covent Garden. […]


Lorenzo Cogo Interview: Youngest Michelin Starred Chef

  Meet Lorenzo Cogo, the youngest Michelin starred Chef in Italy after opening his first restaurant ‘El Coq’ in Veneto at the tender age of 25. Lorenzo has a culinary repertoire of global restaurant experience which has included him working in kitchens alongside other food experts such as Heston Blumenthal, Mark Best, Seiji Yamamoto and […]

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Interview With Top London Italian Chef Francesco Mazzei

Francesco Mazzei is considered one of London’s best Italian chefs while being a regular guest on popular BBC shows Saturday Kitchen and MasterChef UK. Born and raised in Calabria, Francesco is a proud advocate of Southern Italian food specialities and is famously good friends with Oscar nominated Italian American actor and cookbook author Stanley Tucci […]


Exclusive Interview With Expo Milano Ambassador Cristina Bowerman

  Cristina Bowerman is one of the select few of famous female Italian chefs to have been awarded a Michelin star and was also one of the Ambassadors for Expo Milano 2015. Cristina grew up in Bari and after graduating with a degree in law in 1992 she left Puglia to move to San Francisco […]


Interview With MasterChef Italia Judge Bruno Barbieri

Bruno Barbieri is considered one of the most famous Chefs in Italy and is one of the leading Judges on the popular Sky Italia television programmes MasterChef Italia and Junior MasterChef Italia along with Carlo Cracco and Alessandro Borghese. As a serial restaurant Entrepreneur with various locations including Italy, UK, US & Brazil – Bruno […]

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Exclusive Interview With U.S. MasterChef Winner Luca Manfè

Luca Manfè is the world famous Italian Chef from Friuli-Venezia Giulia who moved to New York to follow the American Dream and in doing so achieved one of them by winning the U.S. Fox Television Show MasterChef with his recent finale attracting over 6 Million viewers. Luca has the honour of being the first male contestant and […]