Massimo Bottura is the chef of the Osteria Francescana, which is located in Modena, Italy. Since its opening, the restaurant accumulated rewards. It has three Michelin stars since 2011, was ranked the fourth best restaurant in the world in the classification established by the Restaurant Magazine in 2012 and is considered the best Italian restaurant for several years.
This success is due to the food that offers Massimo Bottura. The latter, a former student of Alain Ducasse at the Louis XV in Montecarlo and Ferran Adrià in ElBulli is known to be a highly creative chef. Its goal is to provide an emotional journey to its customers, offering them both original dishes and Italian classics that remind them their childhoods.
For Massimo Bottura, « The synthesis of our kitchen relies on an intelligent evolution of Italian traditions, reverence for technique and symbiotic relationships with our artisans ».
The cuisine at Osteria di Francescana is both traditional and innovative inspired much of the culture and history of the region of Modena. Massimo Bottura considers that culture is a force that pushes us to innovate in the kitchen. A dish, it is not only the quality of the ingredients, but also the quality of the idea behind it. For him, culture breeds awareness which nourishes our consciousness. In MadFood Camp 2012, Massimo Bottura also gave a lecture on the theme of cultural awareness / collective. Here is the link to the conference:
So, in the end, each of these dishes is an art in itself and has a personal message from the leader. Back on the emblematic dishes of Osteria Francescana:
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