Category Archives: Osteria Francescana

The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle: Where did Massimo Bottura Go?

Thursday 9 July 2015, Chef Massimo Bottura participated in The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle curated by Andréa Petrini and Alexandra Swenden: an exciting global collaboration of 37 of the world’s most acclaimed chefs who participated in an unprecedented international restaurant ‘swap’. … Continue reading

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 & more…..

“Be like a tree: grow slowly” Massimo Bottura  Osteria Francescana rises to 2nd position in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants ranking 2015. Italy’s highest ranked restaurant for 7th consecutive year At The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards ceremony held at … Continue reading

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Osteria Francescana at Sotheby’s London

“The Jimi Hendrix of Italian Chefs”* Massimo Bottura to bring Osteria Francescana, his three-Michelin star restaurant in Modena, Italy to the Contemporary Art Galleries of Sotheby’s London 27th, 28th and 29th June 2015 “Cooking is about not only the quality … Continue reading

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Master of MasterChefs: Massimo Bottura

Today Australians who watched Channel Ten were able to witness a Master of Masterchefs set the first team challenge for the new intake of contestants. If you’re in Oz you can watch it here. Hot news for Italians from MasterChef Australia … Continue reading

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Master Chefs ….. Niklas Ekstedt and Massimo Bottura

Last night Niklas Ekstedt, owner & chef of Stockholm’s Restaurant Ekstedt, welcomed the finalists of the UK’s massively popular Masterchef into his Michelin star fire fuelled restaurant. The contestants and viewers saw how using the most primitive of cooking techniques incredibly refined … Continue reading

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Important news from Massimo Bottura

“There is a rumour spreading that I am planning to move Osteria Francescana to London. There is no such plan. If I were to ever move, it’s correct that I would most likely go to either London or New York as … Continue reading

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Massimo Bottura’s Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef makes the NYT’s 2014 Best Cookbook List

In Sunday’s New York Times, author Max Watman listed his favourite cookbooks of the year. Included in this inspirational list for both ‘actual’ and ‘aspirational’ forays into the kitchen are Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef by Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana in Modena and London’s bright … Continue reading

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Farm Africa Osteria Francescana Auction

For many smallholder farmers in Africa struggling just to put food on their families’ tables, life can be a daily struggle. Christmas is especially hard for parents when all too often they have no choice but to send their children … Continue reading

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Skinny Italian Chef, Massimo Bottura, hits UK and US TV screens

The last few months have seen Chef Massimo Bottura appearing on a number of shows as part of his international book tour for Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef – his first book written in English and now translated into Italian … Continue reading

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Netflix’s first docuseries to feature Chef Massimo Bottura

Netflix has ordered its first original docuseries and Spoon client Chef Massimo Bottura will be featuring in his very own episode. From acclaimed Jiro Dreams of Sushi filmmaker David Gelb, Chef’s Table features the most well-known international chefs and gives viewers the opportunity to go inside … Continue reading

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