He's one of Australia's leading chefs, and internationally recognised as a master of modern Italian cuisine. Stefano Manfredi has truly influenced the way we eat since opening The Restaurant Manfredi in 1983. (Awarded a coveted Three Chefs Hats by the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 1995, the following two decades then saw the opening of the popular Bel Mondo (1996 – 2002).
He cemented his reputation as 'The Godfather' of Italian-Australian cooking when the Italian Prime Minister presented him with the inaugural trophy from the Italian International Culinary Institute for Foreigners. He is also one of Italy's internationally recognised chefs in the first English translation of The Silver Spoon 2005.
Since 1989, he has continued to write about food and cooking, publishing four books. He is teaching master classes, and appears on television.
Manfredi is a passionate advocate for local, sustainable and seasonal produce. You can look forward to a lively menu of seasonal delights.
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