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Chef Antonio Bitetto

Chef Antonio, whose roots are from Bari in Southern Italy, is the head Chef at Splendido. He, along with his team of Ladies and Gentlemen ensure that the al fresco restaurant transports guests to Italy here in Dubai. His passion for food started at a young age with the inspiration of his mother Assunta; a very strong women who lived in Bari, a city on the Adriatic sea. The family would always take pleasure in preparing intricate feasts every time they had visitors. With the passion of cooking sparked within him, Antonio went on to attend culinary school in the northern interior city of Colorno. From 2015, Chef Antonio was a part of various leading Italian restaurants in Dubai. Bringing with him a wealth of culinary experience at Splendido, he is quick to suggest recommendations based on guest needs and often experiments with the menu to bring in the freshness and variety in the flavors.