Matteo Temperini has been appointed executive chef for Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco0, the bucolic Tuscan resort and world-class culinary destination that distinctly embodies Rosewood’s A Sense of Place philosophy. Founded by Massimo and Chiara Ferragamo, Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco features two restaurants, an organic vegetable garden and a cooking school, while the greater estate boasts a leading Brunello di Montalcino Winery among other key assets that offer guests an exceptional Italian experience. In this role, Chef Matteo will lead the talented culinary team and oversee all gastronomic programming for the iconic property.
Chef Matteo joins Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco with extensive experience in the food and beverage industry working in top restaurants across Europe, Asia and North America. Most recently, Matteo served as the executive chef for the distinguished Le Sirenuse in Positano, leading the hotel’s La Sponda restaurant to earn its first Michelin star.
Early in his career, Matteo was appointed sous chef at the Parisian restaurant, Spoon — Food and Wine by French culinary legend Alain Ducasse, followed by chef de partie at the prestigious three-Michelin-star establishment LOUIS XV in Monaco. Back in his native Italy, Matteo worked as chef de partie for the world-renowned Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence before assuming a headline role at Il Gallopapa in Castellina, Chianti, where he earned his first Michelin star in 2002.
“Matteo’s enormous passion for utilizing the highest-quality, locally-sourced ingredients combined with his authentic connection to Tuscan cuisine will take us a significant step forward in the culinary space,” said Davide Bertilaccio, Regional Vice President and Managing Director of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco. “We look forward to the fresh perspective and tremendous value that Matteo will bring to the renowned epicurean experience at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco.”
About Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco is a unique combination: it’s an elegant Tuscan home away from home with a range of elegant and spacious suites and villas and it’s a superb culinary destination. The estate is a living community dedicated to the celebration of the Tuscan delights with two restaurants, a cooking school and organic kitchen garden, The Spa at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco and plentiful sport and fitness facilities. The estate also features an exclusive private Golf Club and a leading Brunello di Montalcino winery. Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco has been named the #5 Top Resort in Europe by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards; #13 Top Resort in Europe by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards; One of the 10 Best Wine Resorts in the World by Condé Nast Traveler; #1 Best Hotel in Tuscany by U.S. News World Report’s 2018 Best Hotels Awards.
About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 24 one-of-a-kind luxury properties in 15 countries, with 23 new hotels under development. Each Rosewood hotel embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities. The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Beijing.
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