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alfrescoacsi


alfrescoacsi
 
Home Town: Reston, Virginia, USA
Living In: Lucca, Toscana, Italy
Member Since: Apr. 2010
Cooking Level: Professional
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Frying, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Indian, Italian, Nouvelle, Mediterranean, Healthy, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting
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Me
About this Cook
I'm an American of Italian/Hispanic descent who's been living in Tuscany for the last twenty years. I'm a self-trained chef and have worked in some of the best restaurants in the area I live. I run a personal-chef business and hold cooking courses on Italian regional cooking with my business partner. You can check out our website at: www.alfrescoacsi.it.
My favorite things to cook
I like to cook just about everything and really like experimenting in the kitchen. I love to travel and to discover the food of different countries.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Big family get-togethers during the holidays. Unfortunately I do far less of them than I used to because I'm often working. However, when I do get the chance to attend, I usually do the cooking and get help from my father who's a great cook. I really enjoy cooking together with him.
My cooking triumphs
About two years ago I had a catering gig for 120 people and the night before the event the oven broke down which forced me to change most of the menu I had planned around. It turned out to be a huge success much to my relief.
My cooking tragedies
Probably the same night I discovered the oven had broken down. It caused me great anxiety and I lost a lot of sleep. I also ended up having to work twice as hard, so it was really tiring.
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