Alfredo AlvarezM House by Giacosa
Born in Venezuela, Chef Alfredo Alvarez was lured into the culinary world at an early age. Receiving an exceptional education at the École hôtelière de Lausanne Alvarez also participated in a summer internship for Italy’s top chefs, including Gualtiero Marchesi and Gianfranco Vissani. Alvarez’s famed career has taken him all around the world; which not only allowed him to sharpen his skills, but also transform his approach to the global culinary influences he picked up along the way. Alvarez has set his culinary footprint at numerous restaurants, including Pronto in New York and Miami; DiLullo Centro in Philadelphia; Alfredo di Roma in Rome, New York and Epcot Center; Casa Rolandi in Coral Gables and Cancun; Giacosa Restaurant in Coral Gables; Casa De Campo in Dominican Republic, Trattoria Dopo Teatro in New York and Seasalt and Pepper in Miami.
Alvarez has also contributed his expertise to the dining industry on cruise ships – acting as a consulting chef and menu creator for Renaissance Cruise Lines and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Alvarez has cooked for a number of high-profile clients, including: Roberto De Niro, Antonio Banderas, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Michael Douglas and President William Clinton.