Italian chef known especially for her Michelin 3-star restaurant Dal Pescatore.
Her future mother-in-law was responsible for teaching her how to cook.
She was crowned the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef in 2013 by Restaurant Magazine.
She met her husband, Antonio, while studying at the University of Milan.
She and chef Giada De Laurentiis both rose to fame through their Italian cuisine.