International Day of Italian Cuisines

Francesco Carli

Francesco Carli

Orient Express Copacabana Palace Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
Executive Chef of the Orient Express Copacabana Palace Hotel, Francesco is the point of reference of quality Italian Cuisine in Brazil. Before his current position at the Copacabana Palace he was Chef at the Hotel Cipriani Restaurant where he worked for thirteen years. He prepares both traditional and innovative Italian dishes in the most skillful way. Carli previously worked in the Orient-Express Hotel Cipriani and Palazzo Vendramin in Venice. Francesco arrived in Rio de Janeiro to spend a short season and now would not consider leaving. He´s the author of various books and his quality cuisine has been given him considerable recognition through the years.