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Massimo Bottura

  • Balsamic Vinegar
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; General ingredient; Italian
    • ISBN: 9788886174626 Hardcover (Italy) 1/1/2005
  • Bread Is Gold: Extraordinary Meals with Ordinary Ingredients
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Budget
    • ISBN: 9780714875361 Hardcover (Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Canada) 11/6/2017
  • Mirazur
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Food writing, styling & photography; French
    • ISBN: 9789876376211 Hardcover (Argentina, United States) 11/6/2018
  • Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Italian
    • ISBN: 9780714867144 Hardcover (United Kingdom) 10/6/2014
  • PRO. Attraverso tradizione e innovazione
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Italian
    • ISBN: 9788886174985 Hardcover (Italy) 1/1/2006
    • Categories: Restaurants & celebrity chefs; Italian
    • ISBN: 9781838667245 Hardcover (United Kingdom) 10/19/2023


Massimo Bottura is the chef patron of Osteria Francescana, a three Michelin star restaurant based in Modena, Italy. Massimo grew up in Modena and developed an interest in cooking from a young age after watching his mother, grandmother and aunt in the kitchen preparing family meals. In 1986 he left a law degree to open his first restaurant and subsequently went on to develop his love of food with stages for Alain Ducasse at Louis XV in Monte Carlo and Ferran Adriá at elbulli. He opened Osteria Francescana in 1995.