Secrets from Michelin-chef Andrea Mattei of Meo Modo, Tuscany

Quick minute with Tuscan local and Michelin-starred chef, Andrea Mattei of Restaurant Meo Modo located in luxury hotel, Borgo Santo Pietro

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Why do you love Tuscany? 

I love Tuscany because I was born here; it’s my land, and the scent of it is so special, so unique.

What makes Tuscan produce so amazing?

Tuscany is lucky land because we have the sea, countryside and mountains. The weather is good and we have a lots of great products; for a chef it’s fantastic to work here. For me, working at Borgo Santo Pietro in the heart of Tuscany with our biodynamic vegetable garden, I’m inspired and motivated to create a gourmet experience .

What should everyone eat in Tuscany?

Everyone should try panino al lampedotto, it’s typical Florentine street food

What are your top 3 things to eat in Tuscany?

Top things to eat in Tuscany are pappa al pomodoro and wild boar pappardelle, and tortelli filled with fresh ricotta and spinach

Favourite restaurants in Tuscany?

My favourite restaurant in Tuscany is a barbecue at home with my friends.

 

Exclusive visits to Meo Modo can be organized through IC Bellagio

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