Luciano Monosilio

Italian Chef, King Of Carbonara

Luciano Monosilio is an Italian chef – best known as King of Carbonara – who was born on Apr 18, 1984, in a little town near Rome (Italy).

He developed an interest in cooking from a young age; after his diploma at Pellegrino Artusi Catering College, he gained valuable experience working at Roscioli Restaurant. He refined and increased his talent in the kitchen of some of the most renowned Italian chefs: Fulvio Pierangelini (Gambero Rosso**), Mauro Uliassi (Uliassi**) and Enrico Crippa (Piazza Duomo***, no.15 of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants). At age 22 a two-year experience abroad, at Capetown (South Africa), to improve kitchen-manager skills.

The return to Italy coincides with a 8-year partnership with Alessandro Pipero, owner of the homonymous restaurant Pipero, where a 27-year-old Luciano Monosilio gained his first Michelin Star and became one of the youngest Italian Michelin-starred chef.

Starting from 2018, Monosilio embarks on an entrepreneurial path for the creation of a holding company focused on the diffusion of the best Italian food culture. His first restaurant with pasta factory takes his name, “Luciano – Cucina Italiana”, and will be opened in September 2018 in the centre of Rome. The chef also owns a Neapolitan pizzeria called Fra Diavolo in Genoa.