The testimony of the executive chef of the Quisisana in Capri. A journey through his memories, his masters, his origins and the history of the island and the hotel. A tale where food serves as the leitmotif and muse of a cultured artist and interpreter of the magical island of Capri.

Interiew by: Marino Niola
Video by: Elisabetta Moro
Video Editing by: Martina Leopardi
Document by: Martina Leopardi
Translation by: Martina Leopardi
MedEatResarch – Center of Social Research on the Mediterranean Diet of the University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, head by Marino Niola and Elisabetta Moro
Realized: 13-05-2022
Stefano Mazzone

Stefano Mazzone

Year: 13-05-2022
City: Treviso
Education: Hotel managemet School
Profession: Chef
Language: Italian

Video table of contents

00:00 Preface
00:27 The hero and his lack
06:07 Innovation and tradition
13:45 Futurism
16:34 Marchesi & Beck
27:21 The beauty of cooking for Italians
29:21 The cousin of a magical place
37:34 Sicilia and proudly paesant
39:37 Caprese cake
41:10 Sea urchins
42:17 Grandma and the food of memory
45:31 Mediterranean Diet
47:17 The End

Geographic information

Country: IT
Region: Campania
Città: Capri (Na)

Links and attachements

Bardenson M., Addio cicerchia. Piccola storia della cucina caprese, La conchiglia, 1991.