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Alain Allegretti

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Biography

BIO: CHEF ALAIN ALLEGRETTI 

Alain  Allegretti  hails from a prominent culinary background developed in kitchens across France and the  United  States.  The  love  for  food  began  on  his family’s farm in the South of France under his Italian grandmother’s guidance where it is often the core of the culture and everyday life.

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BIO: CHEF ALAIN ALLEGRETTI 

Alain  Allegretti  hails from a prominent culinary background developed in kitchens across France and the  United  States.  The  love  for  food  began  on  his family’s farm in the South of France under his Italian grandmother’s guidance where it is often the core of the culture and everyday life.

Allegretti’s  career  spans  from  being  at  the  helm  of kitchens  at  world-renowned  restaurants  to  setting the  culinary  stage  at  three  of  his  very  own  in  both New  York  and  Atlantic  City.  Allegretti  elevated  his culinary   expertise   at   several   Michelin   star-rated restaurants    including:    the    two-star    Restaurant Le  Chantecler  at  Hotel  Negresco  in  Nice,  where Jacques  Maximin  served  as  his  mentor;  the  three- star- rated Chez Chapel in Mionnay; and, the three- star-rated  Restaurant  Le  Louis  XV  in  Monte  Carlo, under  Alain  Ducasse.  Allegretti  arrived  on  the  New York restaurant scene in 2000, as Co-Executive Chef, at  Sirio  Maccioni’s  Le  Cirque. 

 In  2005,  Allegretti moved on to become the executive chef at the New York  City  Ritz-Carlton’s  highly  acclaimed  restaurant, Atelier, where he solidified its place among the top restaurants  in  the  city,  earning  three  stars  from The New York Times, one-Michelin star, and a tremendous 27-food rating in Zagat. 

In 2008, Allegretti launched his  eponymous  restaurant , Allegretti,  in  the  Flatiron Iron  District,  earning  a  rave  two-  star  review  by  The New York Times. In 2011, he opened La Promenade des   Anglais,   in   New   York’s   trendy   neighborhood of  Chelsea,  to  a  slew  of  critical  acclaim  including  a two-  star  review  from  the  New  York  Times¸  in  which Pete  Wells  called  Allegretti  “the  king  of  modern French  cuisine.”  In  2012,  Allegretti  opened  Azure by  Allegretti  in Atlantic  City,  where  he  had  been consistently  been  featured  among  the  city’s  best chefs, and  Azure  had  been  praised  as  one  of  the hottest restaurants on the Jersey Shore by Zagat.

Allegretti   has   been   featured   in   various   media publications  and  outlets  including  The  New  York Times, New York Magazine, Zagat, Time Out New York, Eater  New  York,  Vogue,  Manhattan  Magazine,  New York  Post,  Food  and  Wine,  Bon  Appétit,  Boston Herald, Forbes, French Morning, Departure Magazine,  Wine  Enthusiast,  Gotham  Magazine,  Iron Chef America, Beat Bobby Flay, The Martha Stewart Show, Master Chef, WABC-TV, Good Day New York, The Food Network, CBS News and NY1.

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