ANTONIO FRESA – CHEF FROM THE HEART OF WORLD’S GASTRONOMY
A native of Apulia, the southernmost region of the Apennine Peninsula. He rightfully calls San Giovanni Valdarno his second homeland, a small town in the heart of Tuscany, where his family moved when he was twelve years old and where his tastes were formed.
НА КУХНЕ С САМОГО ДЕТСТВА
Как любому настоящему итальянцу, любовь к еде ему привили дома мама и бабушка. Значительное влияние на его кухню оказали гастрономические традиции, не только родной Апулии и Тосканы, но и любимой Сицилии.
CHEF IS NOT A VOCATION, BUT A CRAFT THAT ANTONIO LEARNED FROM AN EARLY AGE COOKING FOR HIS LARGE FAMILY
HE HAS BEHIND – KITCHENS OF RESTAURANTS AROUND THE WORLD, THE TITLE OF THE BEST CHEF* AND THREE SUCCESSFUL RESTAURANTS OF HIS OWN — the fish restaurant and the SEA SIGNORA shop, the neo-bistro Jerome* and the Israeli bistro SAVIV
* brand chef until 2021
Antonio Fresa has been working in the kitchen since he was 14 years old, and since 17, after leaving his hometown, he managed to work in many restaurants in Italy and abroad (Holland, Germany, Israel, Sweden). He has moved to St. Petersburg almost 10 years ago.
2016, 2018: The best chef is Antonio Fresa. Restaurant Award #What’s Best in Petersburg
2016: Chef of the Year Antonio Fresa. According to the magazine version Sobaka.ru