Our Chef

LOS ANGELES, CA. 02/12/2013 – Chef ANDRÉ, of LOCANDA VENETA restaurant, has been honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America. This is the first-ever peer review guide of U.S. chefs, who were chosen after extensive interviews between their fellow chefs and Best Chefs America analysts. Chef ANDRÉ will be showcased in the informative and exquisitely produced 386-page coffee table book that will be released on March 1, 2013.

“I am thrilled to be nominated by my peers and included in Best Chefs America,” states Chef ANDRÉ. “This recognition is truly an honor and gives me yet another reason to be appreciative of my fellow professionals and chosen profession.”

Chefs themselves truly understand what it takes to be successful in this competitive industry, and Best Chefs America offers them a forum to express their views,” states Elizabeth Fishburne, Best Chefs America Lead Analyst. “Based on the overwhelmingly positive response from more than 5,000 participating chefs, it is clear that the chef world was ready for us.”

Chef ANDRÉ is the OWNER of LOCANDA VENETA restaurant, located on 8638 W. THIRD STREET, in BEVERLY HILLS AREA. He was trained in France and he has an Italian Mother who inspired him in his cooking. He started cooking in 1969 and graduated in 1974 as Master Chef. He learned throughout his training to always be creative. He introduced a wild game to his menus such as Rabbit, Boar, Venison and Quail and specializes in Fresh Fish such as Branzino, Turbot, and Chilean Seabass. “We always make dishes with a flair of Venice or Florence at Locanda Veneta” states Chef ANDRE. He also makes wonderful homemade Pasta and Raviolis and invites all of you to come and try.

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Your experience at Locanda Veneta goes beyond great Italian food.

You’ll enjoy the first-class service, along with meals prepared with passion!