Marco Violano has joined the Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta
as Executive Chef.
As Executive Chef,
Marco Violano oversees the hotel’s culinary experience, including
all five dining outlets, room service, catering and banqueting for
Chef Marco’s extensive culinary experience includes
internationally acclaimed restaurants and luxury chain hotels
worldwide, including Four Seasons in London, Milan and Beijing.
Most recently, he was part of the team that was awarded with one
Michelin star each for both Mio and Cai Yi Xuan restaurants at
Four Seasons Hotel Beijing.
Born in a small hill town, Apulia
(Puglia) in southern Italy on the Mediterranean coast, his cuisine
has influences from Arabia, Greece and Spain.
many Italian chefs, Chef Marco believes that his mother has been
the biggest influence on his cooking style, and his understanding
“She was always cooking from the heart, always
trying to please my father, grandmother and her children. I call
this 'Mama-style cooking' and this is what I want to create and my
guests to experience. I want them to feel the love in the food,”
Marco said. “I am excited
about what I can bring to Alto Restaurant & Bar and relish the
opportunity but also recognise the responsibility of serving the
best Italian in town.”