He's the creative force and owner behind the World's Best Restaurant, the star of Netflix's first-ever Chef's Table episode, and one of our renowned chefs at this year's Identità Golose. Get to know Chef Massimo Bottura, one of the world's most acclaimed Italian chefs!  Plus, you can get tickets to meet Massimo yourself this September at Identità G...

There’s Italian hospitality and then there’s Casa Maria Luigia. Just outside Modena—the historic town already famous for being home to Maserati, parmigiano reggiano, balsamic vinegar and lambrusco wine—also houses the former number one restaurant in the world, Massimo Bottura’s three-Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana. And now, there’s Casa Maria...

Today, when chefs can be as famous as movie stars and their creations in the kitchen as admired as original works of art, there are few who rival the success and celebrity of Massimo Bottura.  His restaurant, Osteria Francescana has three Michelin stars and, as we first reported last year, it ranked number one on the list of "The World's 50 Best Re...

Che il ruolo degli chef, negli anni, come opinion leader e modelli di riferimento, sia cresciuto, non ci sono dubbi.Ed ora, a “certificarlo”, arriva anche la celeberrima “The 100 Most Influential of 2019” dello storico settimanale americano “Time”, che ogni anno mette in fila le personalità più influenti del mondo. Come lo chef n. 1 al mondo, l’ita...

At the helm of the world's currently top-rated restaurant, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, is Massimo Bottura, a recognizable face and personality from Chef's Table and Aziz Ansari's Master of None. Eating at Bottura's small, highly sought after restaurant can be close to impossible, but you even without achieving a top chef status, you can s...

A slice of cod placed on julienne-sliced vegetables, served in a squid ink broth and topped with a sprinkling of powdered seaweed and sea urchins. The dish that the Modenese chef Massimo Bottura created to pay homage to jazzman Thelonious Monk, reminds me of Malevič’s Black Square painting and  makes me think that, if art were to enter Bottura’s -...

Acclaimed Italian chef Massimo Bottura tells Eater in an exclusive interview that he and Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri are discussing a potential restaurant in Beverly Hills. Bottura is the chef and owner of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, which reclaimed the top spot on the World’s 50 Best restaurants this year. The first Gucci Osteria di Massimo...

Today, when chefs can be as famous as movie stars and their creations in the kitchen as admired as original works of art, there are few who rival the success and celebrity of Massimo Bottura. His restaurant, Osteria Francescana, has three Michelin stars and ranks number one on this year's list of "The World's 50 Best Restaurants." It's located in N...

Most cooking demonstrations start with an ingredient show-and-tell. Massimo Bottura, in Singapore on Saturday by invitation of American Express, starts his by showing Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn, a triptych depicting contemporary artist Ai Wei Wei shattering a 2,000 year-old artefact. “You have to break tradition to rebuild it for the future,” says...

Italy's Osteria Francescana was crowned the world's best restaurant for the second time on Tuesday, June 19 at an awards ceremony put on by British trade magazine Restaurant, beating out top eateries in Spain and France. Run by chef Massimo Bottura, the restaurant in Modena, Italy pipped last year's winner, New York's "Eleven Madison Park," in the...