Get to know me better
From NYC Michelin star to your home
I am an Italian American chef with 20 years experience, from high end Michelin star restaurants in New York City to National Geographic lodges and private yachts. Thoroughly experienced in nutrition and allergy preparations. Creative modern presentation influenced by Local and seasonally available ingredients.
Due to complexity of my menus please accept proposals at least 3 days prior to event.
For me, cooking is...
My motivation, my passion. The most remarkable way to bring people together for memorable experiences and occasions.
I learned to cook at...
I was fortunate enough to learn to cook under the tutelage of such names as Daniel Humm, David Burke, Gabriel kreuther, and Danny Meyer’s USHG.
A role model in the kitchen is...
Joel Robuchon and Grant Achatz
A cooking secret...
Maintaining the integrity of individual ingredients while enhancing and adding flair.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
A longer stay in İstanbul? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in İstanbul.
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services all around İstanbul.
Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in İstanbul.
Michael's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Book your experience with Chef Michael
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.