Alfredo Russo

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  • chef atDolce Stil Novo
  • Piazza della Repubblica, Venaria Reale– Italy
  • Master guest chef at
  • Vivaldi – 11th November
  • UNICEF – 13th November

Also Master Guest chef at United Nations by Italian Cuisine
at JW Marriott Marquis On 12th November

Piedmont, north Italy, Alfredo was born into a home where importance was placed on good food. In a place where there is no sincerer love than the love for food, his approach has its roots in an ancient culinary culture. His curiosity sold on the nature of Italy’s unbeatable home cooking; at 13 he went to help out in the kitchens of local restaurants before deciding to enter catering college at fifteen. Having completed his studies, from 1988-1990, Alfredo Russo served an apprenticeship at different of Piedmont’s Michelin starred restaurants. 
Feeling the benefits of training and with a touch of enthusiastic self-confidence, at the age of 22, Alfredo opened Dolce Stil Novo. Three years resolute work earned him his Michelin star and less than 12 months later he met the criteria to enter Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe. In 2004, the leading Italian culinary guide “L’Espresso” awarded Alfredo the title “Italy’s best young chef” thanks to the unquestionable culinary excellence at his restaurant “Dolce Stil Novo. While Dolce Stil Novo remains Alfredo’s “anteprima, semiotic laboratory”, at Don Carlos he chose to serve Lombardy specialties elaborated in his forever primo style. He is also part of the team Stelle del Piemonte, the best chefs in the region, testimonials of local excellence and chosen to act as its international promoters. The Dolce Stil Novo has moved to a new home: leaving behind its former site of Ciriè, the restaurant has recently reopened inside the Reggia di Venaria, the magnificent complex at the gates of Turin which was once the most splendid of the House of Savoy residences between 17th and 18th century. 
In the Venaria, Dolce Stil Novo will be restored to its original splendor after two centuries of neglect. It will return to its function as an ideal meeting place for culture and the art of fine dining. It will be a place designated for hospitality and will welcome visitors of the shows and exhibitions as well as other guests. 
In 2011 The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has awarded Alfredo Russo and the Dolce Stil Novo Restaurant with the International Five Star Diamond Award.