Chef Stefano comes from Turin, Piedmont. After high school his family pushed him to attend law school where he spent a few years at the university studying law when he decided to pursue his passion for cooking. In 1998 he left the university for France and attended the prestigious Ecole des Arts Culinaires et de l’Hôtellerie in Lyon. This is the school where the great chef Paul Bocuse is president.
Stefano had some experience in fine dining restaurants in France such as Auberge la Fenière in Provence, at Lapérouse in Paris and La Pyramide in Lyon. After his long stint in France he decided to head back to Turin where he started to work for Le Meridien Hotel, Turin and La Pista restaurant as Chef de Cuisine. In 2007 he opened his own restaurant, VO and in 2012 he was awarded with the prestigious Michelin star, that he has confirmed till 2016. Always on the lookout for new experiences, Chef Stefano opted for a radical change in his life and joined the team at Enoteca Italiana, Bangkok’s best Italian Restaurant.