Sophia Loren, Chef Michael Chiarello

Sophia Loren, an extraordinary meal for an extraordinary woman

Published: July 23, 2014

Sophia Loren grew up in abject poverty. Her father abandoned the family, her mother was overwhelmed with life, and her grandmother somehow saved them by managing to create masterful meals …

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Eileen Gordon Chiarello – On a Mission to Raise Barns, Among Other Things

Published: May 30, 2014

When dreams turn into reality, and reality is the catalyst for change, we must a raise a glass. A toast to my wife Eileen who had the vision to start …

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Q&A with Robin Farina, VIP Team Leader

Published: March 27, 2014

How did your passion for cycling start? I didn’t get on a bike until after college. I had an injury when I was younger while playing soccer and as I …

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Q&A with Chris Carmichael, Founder and CEO of Carmichael Training Systems

Published: March 18, 2014

How old were you when you first got into cycling? What made you decide to go pro? I’ve enjoyed riding a bike ever since I can remember, and I entered …

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Q&A with George Hincapie, Bottega Gran Fondo VIP Team Leader

Published: March 10, 2014

Your father introduced you to cycling. How old were you when you got started and decided to turn pro?   My dad raced as an amateur and it was a …

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Q&A with Sabato Sagaria, Chief Restaurant Officer of Union Square Hospitality Group

Published: March 4, 2014

As Chief Restaurant Officer of Union Square Hospitality Group, Sabato Sagaria ensures that USHG’s award-winning restaurant teams have the strongest possible tools to achieve continuous operational improvement and growth in …

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Q&A with Bobby Stuckey, co-owner of Frasca Food & Wine

Published: February 27, 2014

With more awards than can fit on this page, we are thrilled to have Master Sommelier, Bobby Stuckey, as a VIP Team Leader at our inaugural Bottega Gran Fondo. Today, …

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Q&A with Chef Matt Accarrino of SPQR in San Francisco

Published: February 19, 2014

Born in St. Louis and raised in New Jersey, Chef Matthew Accarrino began his cooking career in New York City before moving west to California. Matthew trained with both star …

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