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...

“It’s like ‘Game of Thrones, no?” jokes Massimo Bottura of his wolf motif T-shirt. The animalia was courtesy of Gucci, which is run by his old grade school chum Marco Bizzarri. The two, along with Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele, have collaborated on a range of projects, the latest of which is the Osteria at Gucci Garden in Florence, ope...

Ottima accoglienza, da parte di stampa e tour operator americani, per il doppio appuntamento dedicato alle “vacanze per turisti foodies” in Emilia Romagna -promosso dagli Assessorati Regionali al Turismo e all’Agricoltura, Apt Servizi Emilia Romagna (con le Destinazioni Turistiche “Romagna”, “Bologna Metropolitana” ed “Emilia”) e in collaborazione...

Dall'Osteria Francescana sta girando il mondo, per diffondere la filosofia anti spreco alimentare. E il 13 febbraio è stato ospite d'onore di una delle trasmissioni televisive più celebri degli Stati Uniti,  il talk show creato e condotto dal 2003 dal presentatore, attore e comico Jimmy Kimmel. In questa puntata Bottura in particolare è stato invit...