Guy Grossi Grossi Florentino 1999

Guy Grossi reveres his Italian heritage and is very much aware of its tradition, identity and values. In taking on the famous Florentino restaurant in 1999, the Grossi family have a huge task. They have bought, at a reputedly very high price, the most famous Italian restaurant site in Australia. Where The Latin shares a similar heritage, it's a simpler place. Times and eating habits have changed but irrespective, the Mural Room at Florentino is one of the great dining spaces. For Guy Grossi, his focus is on the kitchen and here he is helped by his brother-in-law, Chris Rodriguez, who was previously cooking at Caffe Grossi. The front of house remains the domain of long serving maitre'd and manager, Tony Pizzi, and Guy's sister, Elizabeth. More ...

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Guy Grossi in the Florentino kitchen Guy Grossi in the pastry section of the Florentino kitchen Guy Grossi in the Florentino kitchen
Guy Grossi plating in the Florentino kitchen Guy Grossi plating in the Florentino kitchen Guy Grossi plating in the Florentino kitchen

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