Cucina Povera - A Curated Dinner
From Famine to Feast
Gina is a food historian, coffee connoisseur and cook. Born into an Italian-American family, Gina spent countless hours in the kitchens of her mom and her Neapolitan and Sicilian grandmothers – watching, cooking, tasting – dreaming of living in Italy. In 2007 she relocated to Rome where she earned a Master’s degree in Italian Gastronomic Culture from the Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, and became a certified sommelier and member of AIS. She also holds an MBA from NYU. Before relocating to Rome, she worked for Tom Colicchio's Craft family of restaurants in NYC in business development and marketing and she spent some time in the kitchen. Her writing appears on numerous food and travel publications.
Eleonora is a TV host, journalist, and culinary connoisseur based in Rome, Italy. Her writing appears in several food and travel publications. Her show “ABCheese” is broadcast on Italian food network Gambero Rosso.
Chiara is a native Roman with family roots taking her back to the rugged mountains of Abruzzo. A passionate connoisseur of Rome and its rich cuisine, she is a trained nutritionist and a personal chef. She's also worked as a personal shopper for years, thanks to her deep knowledge of the artisans' traditions in the city. Over the years, her energetic, multifaceted personality has allowed her to combine valuable volunteer opportunities in several prominent cooking schools, architecture projects, and even nursing. A mother of four high school and college age children, she lives on top of some of the most exciting, trend-setting venues in Rome, culinary and otherwise!
Reviews can only be left by Context customers after they have completed a tour. For more information about our reviews, please see our FAQ.