Opella Hospitality works exclusively with Gianfranco Chiarini, a michelin rated Executive & Corporate Celebrity Chef from Ferrara Italy. With a multinational background and a degrees from the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute and the Le Cordon Bleu one of the most ambitious and prestigious culinary schools in Europe and the world.
Chef Chiarini added engagements in USA, South America, Middle East, Spain, U.K and Ireland to his repertoire as well as Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania.
His time spent in Asia inspired him to travel throughout the continent immersing him in the food, and absorbing the culture giving him a great appreciation and deep understanding of the Asian culture. Countries like China, Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines have been a great source of culinary knowledge and amazing experience for the chef.
In Australia, New Zealand and Oceania the chef has expanded tremendously and unexpectedly, since his first books impact on this continent; where chef Chiarinis The Emerald Book, achieved first place in conjunction with the current culinary cook book from "Noma" (best restaurant of the world). In Australia the impact has been seen, as this continents need and appreciation for Italian top culinary artistry. The renowned food, wine and travel authority Visitvineyards.com placed the chefs "Emerald" book at first place for the best top twelve, and most beautiful culinary books for the 2010/2011 year.
Gianfranco Chiarini has already published the first and second edition cookbooks of a unique trilogy. A beautiful compilation of great masterpieces, created with care by the chef gathering influences and a fusion of cultures from around the world, having as a base Italian Cuisine....