Posts Tagged ‘Al Dente’

Piedmontese-Inspired Restaurant Alba Osteria Will Open Dec. 30

Al Dente chef Roberto Donna will reunite with Amy Brandwein, his former chef at tax-plagued Galileo, at a new northern Italian restaurant called Alba Osteria, opening Dec. 30. "It's different," Donna says. "Before she used to work for me, now we work together... We're really a team." Their boss? Hakan Ilhan, who also owns Al Dente […]

The Roberto Connection

Esquire magazine has named legendary D.C. toque (and tax cheat) Roberto Donna its Chef of the Year. While the Al Dente chef may not lord over a restaurant empire as he once did, his influence still reaches far and wide. Here's a look at some of the D.C. chefs who've worked with and for Donna […]