Since I was a kid I was Massimo Bottura — I was escaping from my older brother under the table in the kitchen and from down there, where my grandmother was defending me, in the meantime she was rolling pasta, i was looking at the world from another point of view. It’s what we do in Osteria Francescana every day.
Opens Osteria Francescana, Via Stella 22 Modena Italy
Michelin Guide One-Michelin-Star. Gambero Rosso Up and Coming Chef Award.
The world’s 50 restaurants 1st best restaurant in the world. Michelin Guide
“First and foremost I am a chef, whether behind the stove at one of my Northern California restaurants or for the past 15 years in front of the camera on my Food Network cooking shows. Creating new dishes and flavor combinations that bring cooks and our restaurant guests pleasure is my job and I love it.”
In July 2006, Ramsay won the Catey award for “Independent Restaurateur of the Year”, becoming only the third person to have won three Catey awards.