Tasting Notes

Antonino Cannavacciuolo | The Beautiful Country

From his beloved Naples in Campania to Piedmont in the north, the traditions of Italy are at the heart of Antonino Cannavacciuolo’s cooking, writes Kerry Spencer

“I grew up in an environment where cooking reigned supreme,” proclaims Italy’s two-Michelin-star chef Antonino Cannavacciuolo. Born in Vico Equense, a coastal village in Naples, Cannavacciuolo grew up in a produce rich region, within a produce rich country, where cooking­—and more importantly eating—was at the heart of everyday life. This is a way of life in Italy and not a ‘movement,’ as we tend to refer to slow food in some western countries; ...

January 23, 2017

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#FOURNews | Meet the Chefs with Armani

This January, the starred Armani/Ristorante at the Armani Hotel Milano is hosting the Meet the Chefs event - unmissable experiences of fine dining from around the world, showcasing Michelin starred cuisine, experimentation, and creativity.

Dining around the world The  exclusive setting of the restaurant featuring clean lines, natural colours and a magnificent view of the Milanese skylines, is hosting the second session of the showcase on January 26th, which will see chef Gert de Mangeleer taking over Filippo Gozzoli’s kitchen – Executive chef at the Armani/Ristorante. Young chef Gert de Mangeleer, ...

January 23, 2017

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#FOURNews | Hans Neuner at Obsession 17

Obsession 17, the culinary extravaganza from Nigel Haworth's Restaurant Northcote will see legendary chef, Hans Neuner man the helm on January 27th.

Recognised as one of Europe's premier gastronomic events, Obsession is celebrating its 17th year with 23 outstanding guest chefs with 16 Michelin stars between them. Travelling from across the world to luxury, Lancashire-based hotel, Northcote, these chefs will cook their unique Obsession Menus during the 17 night event taking place Friday 20th January to Sunday 5th Feb 2017. On February 27th Hans Neuner will be the top chef invited to takeover the kitchens at the infamous ...

January 22, 2017

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#FOURNews | Ikarus welcomes legendary French chef

For over 20 years, chef Christophe Muller has been at the L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges, owned by its grand seigneur Paul Bocuse and which has consistently been awarded three Michelin stars since 1965 – a feat no other restaurant has ever achieved and now during January he will be guest chef at restaurant Ikarus.

Following in the footsteps of a grand seigneur Four kilometres north of Lyon on the banks of the Saône, not far from the bridge that gives it its name, you will find L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges restaurant – also known as Paul Bocuse, which gives something of an idea about who you will find there. For over 20 years, chef Christophe Muller has been at the L’Auberge du Pont ...

January 21, 2017

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