Barilla Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni

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Chef Lorenzo Boni, Executive Chef, Barilla America, grew up with a passion for Italian food in Bologna, Italy. While studying culinary arts, Lorenzo traveled extensively throughout Italy, immersing himself in the regional cuisines of Italy. He then traveled to the United States, where he served as Second Chef at the San Domenico Restaurant in New York City. He returned to Italy and opened his own restaurant, Osteria du Madon, in Bologna. In 1999, Lorenzo joined Barilla at their world headquarters in Parma. In 2003, he was promoted to Executive Chef for Barilla America, coming back once again to the U.S. In his current role, Lorenzo is responsible for product and recipe development, as well as managing the culinary execution of all Barilla sponsored events. He resides in Evanston, Illinois with his wife, Beata, his daughter, Valentina, and his dog, Daisy.