Valentino Cassanelli, executive chef at Principe Forte dei Marmi

Our Chef Valentino Cassanelli was born near Modena, land of great culinary tradition.His passion and his hunger for knowledge took him to London, where he worked in the renowned and luxurious “Locanda Locatelli” and at “NOBU”, forerunner of the fusion cuisine. When he comes back to Italy, he starts his experience at “Cracco” in Milan and cooperates with some of the best chefs in the world. In February 2012 he arrives at Principe, where he cooks traditional Tuscan dishes with a contemporary twist.  2014 Valentino is the best chef of Versilia area and in 2015 he has won the "Top Prize of Tomorrow" for the talent and the passion with which he leads the acclaimed kitchen staff.