A Tavola con lo Chef… is a series of exclusive full course dinners aimed to promote the Italian culinary traditions by providing a unique tasting experience of Italian delicacies, and the opportunity to meet the chefs.
Italian Cultural & Community Center
Join us for an enjoyable evening with the Chef Luca Manfé, winner of MasterChef Season 4, founder of “Dinner with Luca” and the Executive Chef at “The Lucky Fig” food truck in Houston. He will lead us through a culinary tour of the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia by offering guests an exclusive full course dinner.
Meet the Chef:
Luca Manfé, a native of the region Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy, is the founder of “Dinner with Luca” and founder and executive chef at the “Lucky Fig” food truck in Houston. He started to work in the restaurant business at the age of 16 in a pub in his hometown Aviano. He has lived and worked in Florida, Australia, and finally landed in New York City. He later moved to Houston where he now has “The Lucky Fig.”
He has had the privilege to work with great chefs, experiencing ingredients and techniques from different cuisines; from Japanese to French, to Modern American and of course, Italian. Manfé was the winner of MasterChef in 2013, the first male contestant and previous season returnee to have won the title.