Mattia Santoro - Kikkoman Masters 2019 Finalist

Find out more about Kikkoman Masters 2019 finalist Mattia Santoro.

Name - Mattia Santoro

Age - 31

Current Restaurant - The Zetter

Hometown - Isernia, Italy

Favourite Hobbies - Cooking and playing the guitar

Favourite Cookbook - The art of fermentation

Favourite Kitchen Gadget - Green egg

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Kikkoman Masters Dishes -

Starter - Mushroom Tartar, Soy and Miso, Wild Rice, Tarragon
Main - Soy Glazed Creedy Carver Duck, Pastilla of a Braised Leg, Carrot and Sesame

Who has influenced your cooking the most - Ben Boeynaems

Why did you become a chef - To give a memory to the people that will stay a life time with them

Where did you train - At the Zetter

Who are your favourite chefs - Massimo Bottura, Grant Achatz and obviously Ben Boeynaems

What music do you enjoy cooking to - Rock and roll, gives me the right spirit.

What is your favourite ingredient (apart from Kikkoman Soy Sauce) - Mushrooms

What food is your guilty pleasure - Chocolate

Last meal on earth - My mother's gnocchi

Celebrity you'd most like to -
Cook for - Emilia Clarke
Dine with - Monica Bellucci

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