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nicola dinato

Nicola Dinato

owner and chef

The Gastronomy according to Nicola.

Born in Camposampiero, close to Venice, in September of 1981, promoter of the “CUCINA MADRE” and develope ideas for the restaurants.
Lives his early years exploring the magic of home cooking, making to it his way of life.
To the adolescent age, he discovers among the boy scoot, after some small disasters, what is gonna be his way, graduating to the school institute G. Maffioli of Castelfranco in the 2000.
Apprentice from immediately in the Restaurant  “Barbesin” to Castelfranco Veneto, At 20 year-old, decides to start his personnel travel of the world to research of the quality, of the professional growth and with the dream in his head to become a true cook.
In 2001 started in “osteria Da Fiore” (1 Star Michelin) to Venice as head pastry, beside Mara Martin and of a true family, promoters of the authentic Venetian cuisine of fish, simple but of extreme quality.
With some experiense and many dreams, in 2002, flies to London, with the excuse to learn the English but in reality to see all of his preferred musical groups and even to combine the career, before to the George Private Club of the Harry's Cafe Group of Alberico Penati, then in 2003 to the Gavroche of Michel Roux Jr learning so the bases of the French classical cuisine.
A spring board of throwing that the door in 2004 to Nice from Jouni, “Studio du Goût” and in the same autumn to “Louis XV” of Alain Ducasse to Montecarlo deepening the kitchen Mediterranean course to the maximum levels.
After several attempts, he left for Roses and joined the staff of “El Bulli's Ferran Adria” for the entire 2005 season, opening the mind from classicisms school earlier, the experience that will stay in his mind the most.
n the winter of 2005 flies to New York as Sous Chef at “Bouley “in Tribeca studying the managerial approach and marketing applied to catering, returning to the States in 2011 in Chicago for an internship to in Grant Achatz.
In 2007 he returned to Italy, working as a chef in some places known of Treviso, promoting his region in 2008 at William Angliss Institute in Melbourne with the workshop "Let's taste Veneto's Culture" and awarded as coming chef in the Northeast by the Touring Club of Italy in 2009 , to settle permanently in his first restaurant, the “Feva” of Castelfranco Veneto receiving in November 2014 the first Michelin star.

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