Cellar Tours Blog

Gualtiero Marchesi….

Gualtiero Marchesi

We could write countless words about Gualiero Marchesi, THE real Maestro of Italian cuisine, but we prefer to quote him directly on how he describes himself:

Gualtiero Marchesi turns 80 and Milan celebrates“I think of myself as a fundamentalist in my relationship with food, because the three fundamental principles “simple, good and beautiful” travel together and each one needs each other”.

Gualtiero Marchesi turns 80 and Milan celebratesIn Milan, at Castello Sforzesco an exhibition dedicated to Marchesi opens on April 17:  the “leit motiv” will be number 7, as musical notes (because Marchesi loves music), as days of the week, as brushstrokes by Hsiao Chin on the Marchesi menu, now his logo.

Gualtiero MarchesiThere will be also works of art by artists Gualtiero Marchesi loves and has been inspired by including Lucio Fontana, Alberto Burri, Piero Manzoni, Giancarlo Vitali, Velasco, Enrico Baj, Hsiao Chin, and Salvatore Sava.

Gualtiero Marchesi

A new book has recently been released for this important occasion called “Marchesi si nasce” (a play on words, as Marchesi in Italian means Marquis), where he talks about his life, his cuisine, his dreams …

Gualtiero Marchesi turns 80

One Response to “Italian chef Gualtiero Marchesi turns 80 and Milan celebrates him!”

  1. God Bless him he looks fabulous!~

Leave a Reply