Our new food-centred culture has transformed chefs into celebrities. We see them featured in newspapers or television shows - but real foodies want to know more: discover their passions and how they see the world.
When Fine Dining Lovers features chefs, we give you much more than their biographies or gastronomic philosophies: we offer never-before-seen glimpses into their lives both in and out of the kitchen. We spent a day with the recently-awarded three Michelin star chef, Massimo Bottura, who also occupies one of the top spaces in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list with his restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena. In an exclusive video interview, he gives us a personal tour of his own world: from his love for modern art and music, to bringing us face to face with his trusted producers of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, the princely ingredient in his dishes.
And did you know that the Russian chef Anatoly Komm only began cooking after an education in geophysics? And last, but not least, FDL goes East, to Japan, and visits the restaurant belonging to Yoshihiro Narisawa, which was voted best restaurant in Asia at the last World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The Japanese chef shared with us his source of inspiration and cooking philosophy. Soil, water, fire, charcoal and forest permeate his cuisine and his menus, reflecting Narisawa's approach to nature and environment. Don’t miss this exclusive video interview.
Francesco Martucci from I Masanielli in the Campania region of Italy has been named the best pizzaiolo in the world for a third year running. See the full list as well as all the international winners.