Culinary Masters: Massimo Bottura, Chef Patron of Osteria Francescana
March 11, 2024

When your restaurant in Modena has been ranked No. 1 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list twice, when your aprons have been studded with three Michelin stars, and when you are deemed a culinary pioneer, there are few mountains left to climb for Italian chef Massimo Bottura. In an exclusive conversation with Robb Report Hong Kong, the loquacious chef speaks of humble beginning and meteoric rise with equal ease. How he creates a theatre of flavour, his ethic approach to a good plate, and his desire to build bigger tables—Bottura reveals much in this informal and introspective chat. It isn’t fame, but family, food, and friendship that he cultivates, redefining what luxury means to him.

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