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Davide Scabin Explains Why He Almost Stopped Cooking

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Davide Scabin Explains Why He Almost Stopped Cooking
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You may know Davide Scabin the chef of the Michelin starred in Turin. What may come as a surprise is the fact that this acclaimed Italian chef once sold cosmetic products for a living.

In this video from Staff Canteen, Scabin offers a glimpse inside his personal life and recounts his humble beginnings as a chef. He talks about everything from his upbringing to how he came to be so creative in the kitchen.

The chef also throws in some very fun facts. For instance, did you know the hit 80s show The Love Boat played a part in his career? Or that he almost stopped cooking completely?


This stunning restaurant is located inside the Rivoli Castle, which is a contemporary art museum. Scabin and his crew serve mouthwatering Italian cuisine with a modern touch. Here are some recipes the chef has shared with us that you can try at home:

Spaghetti pizza margherita features black fried spaghetti and mozzarella broth.

Check salad is Scabin's unique interpreation of a mixed salad - this one has truffles, caviar and herbs.

This steak cutlet recipe is the chef's ode to Piemontese cuisine (thanks to the Fassona veal fillet) with a borrowed Milanese touch (the breaded exterior).

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