Benedetto D'Epiro, better known as “Benny the Chef”, Master of Ars Convivalis (the art of the Ancient Roman Cuisine) and Renaissance Style (the art of cooking with chocolate and spices), is an Italian chef, culinary teacher,cookbook author, awards winner and entertainer.

Benny has also given many private cooking classes and special dinner events in fine dining restaurants in Italy and around the world and taught at some of the most prestigious culinary institutes such as Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC),IPSSAR Culinary Institute of Rome and “Pellegrino Artusi” Rome.

Famous musicians such as Les Getrex, Chip Wilson, Bobby Murray, Joseph Messina, Fabrizio La Fauci and producer Gary J. Edwards have been inspired by his cuisine.

Benny’s name and restaurant has received mention in many important newspapers, guidebooks and magazines; such as GOURMAND MAGAZINE , CHEF DI CUCINA MAGAZINE, USATODAY, MATC TIMES, PARISVOICE, VARTA GUIDE, FOODEU, DANISH GUIDEBOOK OF ROME, ACF OF MILWAUKEE, IL MESSAGGERO, IL TEMPO, THE YOMIURI SHIMBUN, GUIDA TOURING CLUB ITALIA, OPENITALY, MARCO POLO, GUSTOROMA, LA STAMPA, PLATINO MAGAZINE OF AIR MEXICO, REVISTA WINE, ABITARE ROMA and ANGELI.

 

To learn more about Benny, his cuisine and career, please contact him at his personal email: benny@bennythechef.com

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