Cooking is like making love, you do it well,
or you do not do it at all
Carmine Antonio Lombardi was born in Casalnuovo Monterotaro (Fg) a small village in the province tucked away in the countryside Daune from a family of farmers. The career began in Alexandria during his military service working in the officers’ mess, worked like a normal a la carte restaurant for about 80 officers with a brigade of professional chefs. In the early 80’s crisis management in agriculture was felt, after a short stay in Milan, I was offered a job as a cook at the restaurant Toscana, il Delfino, the first part of his career has focused to the acquisition of capacity ‘purely gastronomic and knowledge of Tuscan products.
Then the turning point in 1989 with a dream contract for a famous restaurant (Paper Moon, New York) was moving on the wings of the first steps in the Big Apple and satisfaction in the professional slow in coming, 2 stars The New York Times food critic from the great Brayan Miller, then a member of the James Beard Fuondation, some of my clients to Paper Moon New York: Calvin Klein, Oleg Cassini, Yoko Ono, Eric Clapton, Cindy Crawford, Donald & Ivana Trump, Lory Del Santo , Joe Di Maggio and many other personages yet.