Award-winning Italian chef is man with a mission
Gualtiero Marchesi, owner of the first Italian restaurant to win the coveted three-star rating in the Michelin guide, believes he has a mission to transform the traditional image of Italian cuisine. ``Italian cooking tends to be improvised and lacking in professionalism,'' he says. ``Our cuisine has a strong regional approach which needs to be refined if it is going to vie with the French.''Skip to next paragraph
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His dishes include ravioli stuffed with seafood, an egg tart flavored with spinach, and hake fillets in broccoli sauce. Marchesi also tries to keep costs reasonable. Diners may order a sampler plate of various types of pasta.