At Cibo Trattoria, we are constantly at the forefront of pushing the gastronomic envelope when it comes to the Vancouver food scene and community. Our intense love and passion for Italian cuisine and wine drives us to always look for the best and latest in culinary experiences.
Massimo Bottura – Chef
Massimo Bottura, the owner and patron chef of the multi award winning Osteria Francescana located in Modena, Italy brought his talented brigade to Cibo Trattoria for two days of cooking, dining and philosophical repast. His dishes have a rare combination of complex elaboration and poetic simplicity, with detailed research, reflection and passion. We were very honoured to have him as a guest chef in our kitchen, and to be able to his story and cuisine with Vancouver. Click here to view our interview with Massimo
Jennifer McLagan – Chef & Author
Internationally renowned chef and cook book author Jennifer McLagan, originally from Australia now divides her time between Toronto and Paris. Jennifer’s stop in Vancouver while promoting her latest book Odd Bits, included hosting a dinner at Cibo where Cibo’s Executive Chef created a custom menu for that night based on Jennifer’s philosophy of using the whole animal. Using offall, brain and other innards of the animal, Jennifer helps people overcome their prejudices and creates dishes that takes “odd bits” to their rightful place at the table. It was an rare and special night for Cibo regulars and fans of this type of cuisine in Vancouver.