Chefs can change the world: Massimo Bottura

The Italian chef wants to give back to society with projects like restaurants for the homeless and a pasta store involving youth on the fringe

When Italian chef Massimo Bottura of three-Michelin-starred Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, declared in June that chefs can change the world, it was not just the elation talking.

Although his restaurant had just been ranked No. 1 on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list, the 55-year-old has been working to change the world for some years now. And he believes he can set an example for younger chefs to follow.


Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 05, 2018, with the headline 'Chefs can change the world: Massimo Bottura'. Print Edition | Subscribe