The executive chef at Tartufi & Friends on his likes and dislikes
What was your best subject at school?
What was your first job?
Commis de cuisine, Hotel Sofitel, Rome
What is your favourite drink?
Petra red wine
Which person in catering have you most admired?
What do you do to relax?
I don't relax very much, unfortunately
Your favourite restaurant?
Isola, Hong Kong
What's your favourite hotel?
The Connaught, London
What is your favourite cuisine?
Italian and French
Which ingredient do you hate?
Cast away on a desert island, what luxury would you take?
If not yourself, who would you rather have been?
Tell us a secret…
Then it wouldn't be a secret…
What irritates you most about the industry?
Lack of quality
When did you last eat a hamburger?
Two days ago
Who would play you in a film about your life?
What's your favourite book?
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
What is your favourite prepared product?
Fresh tagliolini with truffle butter and fresh truffle
Who would be in your fantasy brigade?
Antonio Corsaro at Allard by Alain Ducasse in Paris, Omar Agostini at Isola in Hong Kong, Cristiano Bellantoni at Hotel Le Richemond in Geneva, Fabio Abbattista at L'Albereta in Italy, and Tommaso Micucci and Filippo Rossano, both at Tartufi & Friends London
If you had more time, what would you do?