ROME—Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto located here has appointed Filippo La Mantia as its new executive chef.
In his new position, he will run the hotel’s two main restaurants, Magnolia and Time. In 2007, Filippo’s book, Host & Chef, was published and his career has also inspired a film called All the Women of My Life, which includes an account his role as chef to the well-known Italian actor Luca Zingaretti, according to Jumeirah Hotel Group.
Carlo Acampora, CEO of Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Filippo to Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto. He brings not only a wealth of experience but also the kind of flair and artistry that will appeal to both the discerning diners of Rome and our hotel guests. His reputation for authentic Italian and Sicilian cuisine and imaginative service will set the hotel apart as a must-visit culinary destination in the city.”