Matteo Temperini has been appointed executive chef for Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, the bucolic Tuscan resort and world-class culinary destination that distinctly embodies Rosewood’s A Sense of Place philosophy.
Founded by Massimo and Chiara Ferragamo, Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco features two restaurants, an organic vegetable garden and a cooking school, while the greater estate boasts a leading Brunello di Montalcino Winery among other key assets that offer guests an exceptional Italian experience. In this role, Chef Matteo will lead the talented culinary team and oversee all gastronomic programming for the iconic property.
Chef Matteo joins Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco with extensive experience in the food and beverage industry working in top restaurants across Europe, Asia and North America. Most recently, Matteo served as the executive chef for the distinguished Le Sirenuse in Positano, leading the hotel’s La Sponda restaurant to earn its first Michelin star.
Early in his career, Matteo was appointed sous chef at the Parisian restaurant, Spoon – Food and Wine by French culinary legend Alain Ducasse, followed by chef de partie at the prestigious three-Michelin-star establishment LOUIS XV in Monaco. Back in his native Italy, Matteo worked as chef de partie for the world-renowned Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence before assuming a headline role at Il Gallopapa in Castellina, Chianti, where he earned his first Michelin star in 2002.
“Matteo’s enormous passion for utilizing the highest-quality, locally-sourced ingredients combined with his authentic connection to Tuscan cuisine will take us a significant step forward in the culinary space,” said Davide Bertilaccio, Regional Vice President and Managing Director of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco. “We look forward to the fresh perspective and tremendous value that Matteo will bring to the renowned epicurean experience at Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco.”