从小热衷于烹饪的Federico来自意大利的朱萨诺，喜爱美食的他从小和母亲学习制作托斯卡纳风味传统美食。长大后他选择就读烹饪学校，在风景如画的意大利莱科湖边的米其林餐厅Pierino Penati Ristorante开始了料理生涯。
The Westin Bund Center Shanghai relaunches Prego, its multi award-winning Italian restaurant with the new Chef Federico Parravicini and his style of Italian cuisine.
Originally from Giussano, Italy, Federico is a fan of cooking, since he is a child he was looking forward to help preparing dinner for the family, at that time Federico learned more culinary secrets from Tuscany where his mother originates from. When he came to the age, he chose to go to the culinary school. In Pierino Penati Ristorante, a one star Michelin restaurant near Lecco Lake he begin his culinary career and become a Sous Chef later.
In Federico 30 years career journey, his culinary footprint spread across Denmark, Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates where he worked in two most prestigious hotels, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers and Emirates Palace. After spending two years in Europe, he again decided to try a new adventure in Shanghai, where he took charge of Isola and VA BENE restaurant.
Chef Federico presents only the freshest, most authentic dishes that are strikingly simple yet complex in flavors. “I am constantly looking for ingredients from my motherland,” he said. “Italy is a country with a wide variety of biodiversity and it is this that I like to present respectfully on a plate. In the kitchen, I use culinary styles, specialties and techniques from all corners of the Italian peninsula.”
“I also recommend trying “Carnaroli” Risotto and homemade sausage; the deep fried cod; and the freshly made tiramisu,” says Chef Federico. “The ingredients are from where I am from.” he added.
About Prego Italian Restaurant
The MICHELIN Plate awarded restaurant Prego features homestyle Italian favorites. The restaurant’s open, yet warm and spacious ambience is complemented by friendly and attentive staff making Prego a great place to enjoy a relaxed and authentic Italian lunch or dinner. The open kitchen and counter seating provide a bustling backdrop to the restaurant’s more refined option of Bellisimo, its private room available for up to 20 diners.
Open daily from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM & 6 PM – 10:30 PM
Located on Level Two at The Westin Bund Center Shanghai