The Philosophy

Antonino Cannavacciuolo spends every day in his kitchen, finding inspiration from his personal experience day after

His dishes are simply the reflection of his life: a journey from his hometown in the South of Italy to the North, where his wife Cinzia was born. His skills are enormous, he plays with the products from the South , combining,...


Antonino was born in Vico Equense, a village near Naples, on 16th April 1975. In 1989 he graduated from the Hotel and Catering School, obtaining the “Diploma of Cuisine”.

He gained experience and improved his skills in France, in the most famous and awarded kitchens such as “Auberge Dell’Ile” in Illerausen and the “Buerehiesel” in Strasbourg, but also in Italy, in the Grand Hotel Quisisana, when the kitchen was ruled by Gualtiero Marchesi. In 1999 he took over the management of Villa Crespi Hotel & Restaurant, on Lake Orta with his wife...

Le Soste
Les Grandes Tables du Monde
3 Forchette Gambero Rosso
Relais & Chateaux
2 Michelin Stars
Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants
Click here to discover secrets and techniques of culinary art through Antonino’s recipes.

Evento formativo di Antonino Cannavacciuolo

OSM Network in collaborazione con Villa Crespi sta organizzando l’evento, intitolato come il suo ultimo libro, Pure tu vuoi fare lo chef?

Si tratta di un evento formativo per gestori e titolari di ristoranti e alberghi con uno show cooking dello chef più richiesto in televisione. Fornirà agli imprenditori del settore, o ad aspiranti tali, spunti...


Cucine da incubo


Antonino will be the protagonist of “Cucine da incubo Italia” produced by Fox International Channels Italy based on the English format “Kitchen Nightmares” hosted by Chef Gordon...

Luxury, refined gastronomy and a perfect balance between the Southern culinary tradition and the Piedmontese one reinterpretated in a modern sense are the main characteristics of Villa Crespi – Restaurants & Hospitality.

Laqua Spa & Terrace Suites

The ideal place for a peaceful and well-being.

Il Boscareto Resort & SPA

Antonino Cannavacciuolo “FIRMA” LA cucina de Il Boscareto Resort & SPA

Relais & Chateux Villa Crespi

The secrets of our restaurant with two Michelin

Villa Cordevigo Wine Relais

Nasce una nuova collaborazione con Villa Cordevigo Wine Relais