Andrea Ribaldone

Born in Milan, Andrea, who’s profoundly tied to the Piedmont gastronomical culture, is the new Parmacotto Group brand ambassador. During HOST 2023, he has enthralled the audience with gourmet recipes featuring our Parmacotto Selection.

His striking career started when he won his first Michelin Star in 2003 while working at the Restaurant La Fermata in Alessandria. Andrea Ribaldone has been executive chef at Eataly in Tokyo, and in 2014, opened a new restaurant in Alessandria, I Due Buoi, and was awarded with another Michelins Start in 2015.

He led various acclaimed restaurants: in March 2017, he opened Osteria Arborina in the hamlet of Annunziata di La Morra, not only rated ‘Best Performance of the Year’ by the Guida de l’Espresso of Italian Restaurants in 2018 but yet once again and awarded with a Michelin Star just nine months after opening.

At this point, he also started his collaboration with the Autogrill Group, and began his consultancy with Ristorante Lino in Pavia, a project in continuous evolution that was awarded 1 Star in the Michelin Guide Italy 2023.
Since 2018, he has also responsible for all catering at Identità Golose Milano, the first international food hub.

In 2021, he started working as F&B manager for the Aries Group, since 2016, he’s coordinating, in collaboration with Domenico Schingaro, the six restaurants of Borgo Egnazia in Puglia, and in 2022, he started consulting for the opening of Portrait Milano, Lungarno Collection.