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Alessandro

Alessandro

Rome, Italy

English, Italian

#Cooking - Wine - Rugby - Cinema

Hi, I'm Alessandro (Tony for my friends!). I'm a true Roman living very near the Vatican City and St.Peter's! I've always had a passion for cooking, though I studied and practiced law for a while. I learnt cooking by watching my grandmother, Iolanda and my mother Maria Pia. As a child, I loved experimenting in the kitchen. My passion for cooking, led me to quit law and pursue a diploma by Chef of Hotel where I also worked as a Chef at a famous international hotel chain. So I'm certified by HACCP. Actually I'm a Personal Chef and I'm also a graduate Sommelier registered in the Worldwide Sommelier Association. I also have a Guest House next to my Home Restaurant. My cozy cottage hosts until 5 guests! Here you can relax while waiting for taste my delicacies! It is always a pleasure to cook for guests. I find it relaxing, rewarding and I am always happy when guests love my dishes. I love to experiment with new recipes, starting, by tradition, and then adding a modern touch to it, or even designing completely new delicacies! I hope you will join me soon in my Home restaurant!

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A truly Roman feast overlooking the Vatican City

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Best seafood in Rome: only Roman fish!!! Go aboard my braves!

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The Real Roman Barbecue!

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Honeymoon Special: A Romantic Gourmet and Private Dining Experience

If you are visiting Italy on honeymoon and are looking for romantic things to do in Rome, I would like to cordially invite you to a gastronomical ...

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An Italian Fine Dining Experience like no other!

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Let's celebrate Christmas and New Year in Rome together!

If you are spending your Christmas or New Year in Rome, I'd like to invite you to come and celebrate it together with me and my family, the ...

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Autumn-Inspired Aperitivo & Dinner at My Home

I'd like to welcome you to my home for an autumn inspired aperitivo and dinner. Enter a private garden for a refreshing welcome drink - prosecco ...

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Secret Walks of the Vatican Neighbourhood and Wine Pairing with a Sommelier

Immerse in the world of Rome together with other expats and travellers. We will be taking you through the ancient street of Rome with a free ...

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Cooking class: Fresh Handmade Italian Pasta

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An Ode to my Vegan Friends

In a city whose cuisine thrives on guanciale and pecorino, being vegan can be a challenge. Most trattorie offer classic dishes like cacio e pepe and ...

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Grape Expectations: Learn how to Pair Food and Wine!

The world of wine is rich, nuanced, and goes far beyond red pairs with meat and white with fish. Join me, a certified-sommelier, chef, and Rome local ...

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License to Grill: Real Roman BBQ

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Latest Reviews

Sho
Sho

Worth much more than the money paid for. The food was excellent as was the venue. Alessandro took the effort to explain why he cooked the dishes, which themselves were amazing - getting home cooked local and authentic food prepared by good hands. He also took into account our dietary requirements and prepared the meals. As we had to rush to his place via a cab, he explained to the driver how to get there too including calling a cab for the return trip - one should be able to get there via public transport too with little difficulty. Would do it again without any hesitation.

Diane Hague
Diane Hague

My clients had an amazing dinner. They loved everything about the experience.

Peter
Peter

29th May 2017 7:06am My husband and I had a lovely dinner with Tony and Elena. They are a totally charming couple and speak excellent English. The meal and wine that Tony served was delicious from start to finish. Tony is a professional sommelier and can tell you anything you want to know about Italian wines. This is my second experience eating in a Roman home and what a wonderful, eye-opening experience it is to learn about the daily life of the people who live in the city. The very best part of traveling the world is getting to know other people and cultures in a deep and authentic way. Breaking bread and eating delicious food and wine make it even better. I could easily have stayed another couple of hours chatting. I encourage anyone keen to break away from the pack of tourists in centro and experience the real Rome to sample this truly memorable experience.

Stafford
Stafford

This was the greatest Experience. Simply put! It was our topic of conversation and the measure of all things. WONDERFULL.

Bob
Bob

My family and I had an incredible dinner prepared by Alessandro and Elena. Their authentic Roman cuisine was outstanding and we really enjoyed our conversation with them over dinner. This dinner was an amazing experience including the lemoncello made with lemons from Alessandro's courtyard lemon tree. We feel like we made new friends. I highly recommend this dinner. Bob Riley Tulsa, OK, USA