Tag Archives: modena

Osteria Francescana makes history in the L’Espresso Restaurant Guide 2016

News has just flown in from Italy that has made us very excited indeed here at Spoon HQ… One of Italy’s most prestigious and widely-read publications, L’Espresso, has announced its restaurant rankings for the L’Espresso Restaurant Guide 2016, and needless to say Massimo … Continue reading

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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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Breaking Burger News : Massimo Bottura at Shake Shack’s grill in London …… for a day

Hot of the grill press : Shake Shack Covent Garden is proud to announce it will be dishing up a limited edition burger collaboration with Chef Massimo Bottura on Sunday 9th November. Chef Bottura, whom Mario Batali calls “the Jimi … Continue reading

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Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef

Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to Massimo Bottura’s 25 year career and the evolution of his three Michelin starred restaurant Osteria Francescana. Divided into four chapters, each focusing on a different period, the book is unusual in … Continue reading

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Spoon in a Nutshell

SPOON IN A NUTSHELL By Marina Hopkins After four weeks of posting on Spoon’s blog, I realise that I have not yet introduced myself.  I am “the intern”.  I hasten to add that there is an unfortunate irony to this … Continue reading

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Inspiration and Evolution

  “the most important ingredient for a contemporary chef is his mind.”  Massimo Bottura.   In 1995, Massimo Bottura opened Osteria Francescana in the medieval city centre of Modena. Today, Bottura talks about juxtaposing tradition and innovation: “…Thousands of years … Continue reading

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Osteria Francescana’s 2014 Summer Opening Dates

We are pleased to share with you the news that there will be a shorter August holiday break this year. Osteria Francescana’s last service for the 2014 Summer Season is Friday, August 8th. The restaurant will be re-opening for service on Tuesday, August 26th. For those … Continue reading

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Masterchef: The Professionals in Modena – BBC2 8PM Tuesday 10 December 2013

Tune in to Masterchef: The Professionals to see Massimo Bottura and his team at Osteria Francescana put the three finalists – Adam Handling, Scott Davies and Steven Edwards through extraordinary new culinary paces. The three talented young professionals visit Modena, spending two … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year at the World`s Best Italian Restaurant- Massimo Bottura`s Osteria Francescana

Christmas and New Year`s Eve news from Italy`s finest restaurant; Massimo Bottura`s 3 Michelin starred Osteria Francescana in the heart of Modena. “In my future I see more future. And my best recipe is the one I have yet to … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve at Osteria Francescana

Come around the world with us- New Year’s Eve by Massimo Bottura at Osteria Francescana… Like a culinary flying carpet, secure a table and devour a voyage around the world with Massimo Bottura whilst celebrating New Year’s Eve at Osteria … Continue reading

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