Gusto Italiano 2015 – Culinary workshops on 24th September


Gusto Italiano returns for its second edition showcasing regional cuisine, culinary talents and produce of Italy.

Created for sophisticated diners who enjoy the finer things in life, Gusto Italiano brings to fruition exquisite Italian fine dining experiences to wow the discerning palate.

Featuring quintessentially Italian flavours that have been given a modern twist to excite the senses, each menu is impeccably paired with wine for a luxuriously indulgent meal.

Even after the month is over, the celebration continues as a selection of restaurants will be offering attractive a la carte promotions to Italian cuisine aficionados through Gusto Italiano’s EATaly dining programme.

Flavours of Italy Culinary Workshops

26th September, 2015

Burlacmacco Cehf

Executive Chef and Owner, Gabriele Piegaia, is a familiar face in Singapore’s food and beverage industry. He started his career working in 1-star Michelin restaurants in Italy, including Ristorante Antica Zecca and Ristorante Antica Osteria del Bai.

In 2001, he started his culinary journey in Singapore with a brief stint in Syria. In 2006, his talents were requested back in Singapore to open selected high end restaurants including resorts world and Alkaff Mansion, which were all crowed as popular food critics labelling him for his excellent skills and creativity in the kitchen.

Gabriele went on to open Burlamacco in November 2012 which allowed him to showcase his talents to the full. Gabriele has captivated his audiences with his must try authentic signature dishes.

26th September, 2015

Oso Chef

Chef Diego Chiarini, Executive Chef and Partner of Singapore’s Italian restaurant, OSO, is both highly experienced and traveled, and has been internationally recognized for his unique style of cuisine on numerous occasions.

Having worked in Asia since 1996, Chef Diego was keen to make the move to Singapore (formerly from SENSO) and sees the new venture – OSO Ristorante as being something he has always had an interest in doing.

Chef Diego has worked in some of the world’s leading restaurants, including Bice, located in the Tokyo Four Seasons Hotel, which has been voted one of the ten best Italian restaurants in the world. Other prestigious venues such as the Royal Monceau Hotel, Paris, the Four Seasons Hotel in Milano, and the Hotel de Paris in Monaco have witnessed Diego’s enviable talent in the Kitchen. Chiarini cites one of his leading influences as Alain Ducasse, the world famous chef de cuisines, which he worked alongside at the Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo.


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