Meet Chef Alfredo

Alfredo Russo is known for his world-class masterstrokes

Alfredo Russo, celebrity consultant chef for Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo Restaurant & Lounge in Dubai, located at the Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, is world-renowned for his respect for Italian culinary traditions combined with a constant drive for innovation.


Biography

He is best known for his modern Italian fine-dining restaurant Dolce Stil Novo alla Reggia (“Sweet New Style in the Royal Palace”), in the stunning Palace of Venaria, a former 17th century Royal Palace on the outskirts of Turin, since restored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beyond Italy, Russo oversees the classic Italian restaurant and bakery Café Torino in Mexico City.

Born in Turin, Italy in 1968, Russo found his passion for cuisine at the tender age of 13, when he helped out in the kitchens of local restaurants. After completing hotel management school, Chef Russo apprenticed at three Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy’s Piedmont region.


Activity

Presented at Spain’s "Lo Mejor de la Gastronomia Congreso" (“The Best of Gastronomy Congress”) and Madrid Fusion.

Published the books "La idea" ("The Idea") and "Il Miele in cucina" ("Honey in Cooking").

Served as Director of the Kitchens at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games, the United Nations General Assembly in 2007, UNESCO's official dinner in Paris in 2009, and the Italy 150 celebration of unification in 2011.

Starred as a celebrity chef on the TV show "Iron Chef" in 2007 and 2008.
Trained chefs in Europe and Asia through "The Signature Cooking Concepts”.


Accolades

1993
Awarded his first Michelin star and entered the Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe.

2004
Italian culinary guide “L’Espresso” named him “Italy’s Best Young Chef”.

2011
The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences awarded Dolce Stil Novo with the International Star Diamond Award.

2013
The Italian Touring Club declared him one of Italy’s finest chefs of year.


Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo

Baniyas Street, P.O. Box 4250DubaiAE

+97142071717 +97142213468 Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation
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  • Lunch 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Dinner 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Lounge 12:00 PM - midnight
  • Bar 10:30 AM - 1:00 AM


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