CEO/Executive Chef @ Chiarini Culinary Consultants - R&D,
Culinary & Hospitality Senior Consultant
Corporate Executive & Michelin Starred Celebrity Chef Gianfranco Chiarini, has earned the title of the most diverse chef globally. His activities range from, Michelin Restaurants, Super Deluxe Hotels, R&D for the Retail, TV Personality, Book Writer, Restaurateur, Global Consultant and possesses the biggest network of culinary professionals with 15.000+ chefs on his private network at his disposal.
From Italian origins he grew up between Italy, Venezuela and the U.S. He joined the Instituto de Alta Gastronomia de Caracas in the early 90s, from where he graduated as an International Chef.
Later, returned to the United States and graduated with a master’s degree from the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute. In Paris, France, he attended the Cordon Bleu, earning Le Grand Diplome Culinaire. Finally in Italy he earned the honorable membership of Executive Chefs of La Gran Accademia della Cucina Italiana. He has worked and trained to Michelin standards under great chefs in Italy and France.
He has been directly involved in the management, menu designing, prototype and product development, as well as the opening, of luxury Hotels, Culinary Centers and many restaurants in the U.S.A., Venezuela, the Caribbean, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Qatar, Dubai, Jordan, Egypt, South Africa, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Turkey, Hong Kong and India.
Selected as best chef in the Persian Gulf 2005 & 2006, by the acclaimed "Chaine des Rotisseurs" for their gala dinners.
Chef Chiarini has served personalities such as: His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, AMIR of Kuwait (*1926+2006), U.S President Jimmy Carter and his wife, The Presidents of the African Union, Princess Amira al-Taweel and her husband the Saudi prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Emir from Qatar, Turkish President Abdullah Gül, Vice President of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi, and many more.
Specialties:Multi Continental Cuisine, Culinary & Scientific research for new gastronomic trends, Molecular and Bio Cuisine, Design/Development of exciting new culinary concepts, Close networking with 15.000+ chefs around the globe in six continents. For more information on the chef; click on this Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gianfranco_Chiarini