Chef Mauro Uliassi of Uliassi on the coastal resort of Senigallia in Marche was recently awarded its third Michelin star at the end of 2018, 18 years after its first and nine after its second.

It is now two years in a row that an Italian restaurant has made it onto the elite list of the world’s highest-rated Michelin Starred locations, after Executive Chef Norbert Niederkofler of South Tyrol’s St. Hubertus achieved their third star the previous year. 

Famous for having one of the most diverse seafood menus in Italy – Mauro opened the restaurant with his sister Catia in 1990 and worked incredibly hard to make it one of the leading Gastronomic delights the Adriatic coast has to offer.

Mauro has a refined culinary skill of combining tradition with coastal memories of his life via a contemporary filter of innovation.

Mauro Uliassi and Uliassi won the The Best Contemporary Italian Restaurant in Marche 2018 award at The Love Italian Life 2018 Awards Ceremony which was held in Dublin on October 11th last year. 

Read our exclusive interview HERE where Mauro talks to Love Italian Life about his career journey, culinary passions and the inspiration behind his dishes.

About The Love Italian Life Awards: The Love Italian Life Awards ( is the industry leader in celebrating the greatest contemporary Italian restaurants and chefs in Europe.
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