Chef Patron, Forlino, Singapore
President of the Forum GVCI (Gruppo Virtuale Cuochi Italiani - Virtual Group of Italian Chefs).
With over 30 years of culinary experience as head of several award-winning Italian restaurants in Asia, as the legendary Mistral and Grissini in Hong Kong Mario has been a forerunner of genuine, quality Italian Cuisine in Asia. His style of cuisine marries classical Italian flavors and ingredients with contemporary, fine dining presentation and cooking techniques. Or as he puts it: "My style is contemporary but I retain authenticity".