Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Campania Awards 2018 love italian life

Love Italian Life is excited to announce the nominees for The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Campania 2018 Awards voted for by the public.

The shortlisted restaurants will have an exciting opportunity to win a final place in The Love Italian Life 2018 Awards in Dublin on October 11th which is an international ceremony celebrating the best contemporary Italian restaurants and their authentic chefs across Italy, UK and Ireland.

The nominated Michelin Star restaurants in Campania were selected by an independent panel of Italian food and beverage experts exceeding standards in all key criteria including the quality of ingredients, recipe innovation, contemporary Italian cooking techniques, dish presentation and Italian heritage of chefs. 

Campania is considered by many to be the region of the ‘people’s food’ and world famous for the history and quality of traditional dried pasta such as local favourites bucatini, vermicelli and of course what the world know best – spaghetti. At the same time the particular style of pizza from Naples known as ‘pizza napoletana’ with buffalo’s milk mozzarella which has a long history and is a favourite of so many global pizza lovers. However tomatoes add a deep layer of culture to the food of Campania through special sauces such as ‘Ragu’ alla napoletana’. Seafood and fresh fish from the local waters of the region are a vital component for the diverse dishes eaten by residents as is rice with one of the most famous dishes being ‘Sartù’. In season summer citrus and fruits including melons, walnuts and almonds are enjoyed by many as are exquisite pastries of the region such as Babà, Sfogliatelle and Pastiera.

The shortlisted restaurants and their chefs are: 


Danì Maison | Danì Maison



Don Alfonso 1890 | Ernesto Iaccarino



L’Olivo | Andrea Migliaccio



Quattro Passi | Tonino Mellino



Taverna Estia | Francesco Sposito



Torre del Saracino | Gennaro Esposito



Online Voting links for each of the restaurants featured above will soon be open to the international public to cast their vote on which shortlisted restaurant should become ‘The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Campania 2018’. The top two placed restaurants in Campania will then have an exciting opportunity to attend the final international awards ceremony which is The Love Italian Life 2018 Awards in Dublin on October 11th with the chance to win the following top three awards:

1) The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Campania Award 2018 

2) The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Italy Award 2018

3) The Best Italian Chef in Europe Award 2018

The Love Italian Life 2018 Awards final ceremony in Dublin on Thursday October 11th will be a sophisticated red carpet event with professional videographers, photographers, international media, journalists, sponsors, live video streaming and engaging event hosts. A drinks reception, diverse range of food and unique entertainment will be provided around the main awards ceremony for all invited Italian chefs making it a truly unforgettable evening for all in attendance. 

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