Professional award winning European chef who is known for running the restaurant La Pergola. He is known for his minimalist presentations and innovative cooking styles. With colorful creations, he shares photos of his plated meals with his over 220,000 Instagram followers.
He received his formal chef qualifications in 1983 from the Professional School in Passau. After working as a Sous Chef at restaurants throughout Germany, he eventually settled in Rome where he worked as head chef at La Pergola.
He has earned several awards as a chef including 3 Michelin Stars for his work at La Pergola and the Golden Medal of the Artists Foyer Award from La Sapienza Rome University
He was born and raised in Rome, Italy.