Chef Massimo Bottura is the owner of three-Michelin star Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy which was recently voted the world’s best restaurant at the San Pellegrino 2018 World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards.

Massimo Bottura and Osteria Francescana are nominated for 3 award categories at The Love Italian Life Awards 2018 Ceremony on October 11th in Dublin (See HERE for more information):

1. The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Emilia Romagna

2. The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Italy

3. The Best Italian Chef in Europe  

Read our exclusive interview HERE where Massimo talks to Love Italian Life about the present and future of contemporary Italian restaurants, the daily inspirations behind his passion for Italian food and how society can tackle the issue of food waste. 

Massimo has had hugely popular appearances on the Netflix series Chef’s Table and Theater of Life about a soup kitchen he opened where 60 of the world’s best chefs joined him to cook for the homeless of Milan using food waste.

In the meantime we invite you to watch this video by Mr Porter showing Massimo cooking his signature dish, Five Different Ages Of Parmigiano Reggiano In Five Different Textures And Temperature.

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