Italian chefs are considered one of the best in the world. Many of them have worked worldwide or migrated to other countries. These are the top-rated chefs from Italy.
1. Massimo Bottura
Massimo Bottura was born on 30 September 1962 and he is a famous Italian restaurateur and chef. He is the best chef in Italy. He works with Osteria Francescana, a three-Michelin-star eatery from Modena. This restaurant is fifth on the list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards since 2010 and has won many awards, including ones from ESPRESSO, Gambero Rosso as well as the Touring Club guides.
2. Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis was born in Rome and she grew up in a big Italian family. She is not only an amazing chef but also good looking. Giada is the granddaughter of filmmaker Dino De Laurentiis and she has worked in her granddad’s restaurant named DDL Food show. She has a degree in human sciences and she studied at the University of California in Los Angeles. Giada started an expert preparing at a famous restaurant called Le Cordon Bleu, situated in Paris. She worked with Ritz-Carlton Fine Dining Room as well as Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant situated in Beverly Hills.
3. Fabio Viviani
Chef Fabio Viviani grew up in Florence, Italy and he is well known as an expert for food ingredients. He practiced at IPSSAR Saffi where he mastered Italian and Mediterranean food. He also worked with Alessandro Panzani and Saverio Carmagini. This man owned and worked in five restaurants in Florence as well as two dancing clubs. In Ventura County, CA he opened Café Firenze in Moorpark, CA. You can find his name in the Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame. Fabio was named the Chef of the Year on March 8, 2017. One year in Chicago there was a special Chef Fabio Viviani Day, on March 8. 2017.
4. Gennaro Contaldo
Gennaro Contaldo is one of the most famous Italian chefs and he is the one who showed Jamie Oliver many secrets of the Italian kitchen. He works at Jamie’s Italian restaurant, which has about 60 branches universally. He uses his free time to cook with his family and friends in his bungalow in Norfolk. He also works with Bertolli with Butter as well as an Italian occasion organization Citalia. He is an inspiration for many Italian chefs who want to follow his steps and become great at making Italian food.
5. Giorgio Locatelli
Giorgio Locatelli is a very well know TV star and he has appeared in many TV kitchen shows, such as Pure Italian in 2002. which was presented on the UK Food channel. He has also appeared on Tony and Giorgio on BBC2, as well as Sicily Unpacked and Italy, Unpacked shows. He also published a special tie-in book. His own particular cookery book launched in September 2006. and has won many awards, such as Best Food Book grant at the Glenfiddich Food as well as Drink Awards in 2007.