Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani is the Executive Chef and owner of several restaurants across the country, including Chicago and Los Angeles. He appeared on Season 5 of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, was voted “Fan Favorite” and returned to Bravo TV for the filming of Top Chef All-stars in 2010. Fabio is also a regular guest on the Food Network, as well as talk shows GMA, Rachael Ray, The Chew, and more. His television appearances have propelled him to become one of the fastest growing household names in the country. This past year Fabio launched his own collection of wines, Fabio Viviani Wines featuring California produced varietals.
Born and raised in Florence, Italy, Fabio perfected classic Italian cooking. Now at home in the United States, Fabio’s newest cookbook released in 2014, Fabio’s American Home Kitchen showcases Fabio’s favorite American dishes with some added Italian flair.
Fabio’s flair comes in the form of dishes such Butternut Squash and Potato Salad with herb dressing, a Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Little Yorkshire Puddings and even a Cheddar Cheese Apple Pie with a Hint of Parmesan. Also included are suggested menus as well as recipes categorized for a variety of scenarios including quick and easy, family friendly, good for a crowd, and no matter the situation Fabio has you covered.
In a celebration of food and family, Fabio’s Italian Kitchen brings all of the joy and fun that Fabio embodies to your kitchen. Growing up in a housing project in Florence, Italy, the kitchen became the center of Fabio’s world. Through the teachings and guidance of his mother, grandmother, and his great-grandmother, Fabio’s passion for great food and cooking was born.
Released in 2013, Fabio shares the best of Italian home cooking. Recipes range from a Homemade Ricotta taught to him by his great-grandmother, classics like Gnocchi mastered in a local trattoria, and the perfect Braised Ossobuco created through tasting the finest flavors from each Italian region. Fabio’s Italian Kitchen contains over 150 delicious recipes that will transform your kitchen into a flavorful Italian paradise.