Massimo Bottura has the world's best restaurant, now he wants to change the world

Italian chef Massimo Bottura believes he can set an example for younger chefs to follow.
Italian chef Massimo Bottura believes he can set an example for younger chefs to follow.ST PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

SINGAPORE - 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 was just 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.

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