Chef Gianfranco Chiarini, has earned the title of one of the most diverse chefs globally. His activities range from, Michelin restaurants, boutique hotels, R&D Chef, media personality, book writer, restaurateur, global consultant owning The Universal Chefs' Alliance, the biggest network of culinary professionals globally with thousands of chefs on his private network and over 2 million followers in social media.
CEO of the renowned European firm: Chiarini Culinary Consultants.
Italian born. Grew up between Italy, Venezuela and the United States of America. Graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute. In Paris, studied at Le Cordon Bleu, earning Le Grand Diplôme Culinaire.
Chef Chiarini has worked & trained to Michelin standards under the best chefs in Europe.
Has been involved in the opening & management of boutique hotels, menu engineering, prototype and product development, master classes and trainings, with 200+ restaurant concepts opened in over 114 countries such as: Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, KSA, South Africa, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and many more.
Chiarini has served personalities such as: The Royal Family of England, his Highness Sheikh Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait, U.S President Jimmy Carter, the African Union Presidents, Princess Amira Al-Taweel and Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani of Qatar, Turkish President Abdullah Gül, Iraqi President Adil Abdul-Mahdi, and many more.
Specialties: Classic and modern international cuisine, international fusion cuisine, culinary R&D for the food manufacturing industry, clean label ingredients advocate, restaurant and menu designer.