La Rei Restaurant - Serralunga d'Alba - Langhe
Antonino Cannavacciuolo, The two Michelin starred chef of Villa Crespi, star of Cucine da Incubo on Fox Life, takes over management of food activities of the 5-star luxury resort of Serralunga d'Alba
Serralunga d'Alba - The journey from South to North that brought Antonino Cannavacciuolo to Piedmont many years ago has now branched out in a new direction, leading from Orta San Giulio - where the two Michelin starred chef manages the Ristorante Hotel Villa Crespi with his wife Cinzia - to Serralunga d'Alba, in the Langa of great Barolo wines. As of August 1, 2013, Antonino Cannavacciuolo has taken over management of the La Rei restaurant and of all food activities of Il Boscareto Resort & Spa.
The Campania-born chef will continue his activities at Villa Crespi but cooperation with the resort of the Dogliani family envisages complete supervision of all aspects of food service activities. In the first eight weeks of contact with the staff, Antonino Cannavacciuolo has worked to impress his mark on the menu, on kitchen staff and general organization. The chef will unveil the new menus and details of the projects he has in mind for this cooperation shortly.
Antonino Cannavacciuolo comments: «My cooperation with Boscareto Resort & Spa is getting off to a good start against the fascinating background of the Langhe. A new intervention to disclose my cooking philosophy and my personal way of interpreting food activities. While maintaining the high quality level and maximum respect for clients that I try to enforce at Villa Crespi, the new management will have the fragrance and impression of my way of thinking. To be discovered».
Born at Vico Equense (NA) on April 16, 1975, he graduated from the local Hotel and Catering School with a cooking diploma in 1989. After acquiring experience in Italy and abroad, in 1999 he assumed the role of chef and owner of the Ristorante Hotel Villa Crespi which he continues to manage with his wife Cinzia Primatesta. Since 2006, he has been awarded two Michelin stars. After appearing in various TV programs over the years, in 2013 he became the life and soul of Cucine da Incubo (Kitchen Nightmares), re-interpreting with great success the role of Gordon Ramsay in this first Italian version of the format broadcast on Fox Life. www.antoninocannavacciuolo.it
The Boscareto Resort & Spa
Il Boscareto Resort & Spa is the only 5-star luxury facility in the Langhe, designed to interpret and to transmit to guests – from Italy and all over the world – the ingrained passion for hospitality and quality that this land inspires. The resort, with 38 rooms of which nine suites, is immersed in vineyards on the top of a hill cultivated under Nebbiolo and with a view that embraces the most fascinating and interesting places of this area, rich in history, literature and traditions.