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Marc Vetri



Steve Legato

Marc Vetri is the chef/founder of Philadelphia’s critically acclaimed Vetri Cucina. A Philadelphia native, Vetri founded the restaurant in 1998 with his business partner, Jeff Benjamin, to universal acclaim. Within two years of the restaurant’s debut, he was named one of Food & Wine's “Best New Chefs” and received the Philadelphia Inquirer's highest restaurant rating, which the restaurant maintained during a re-review in 2018. In 2005, Marc was given the James Beard Award for "Best Chef Mid-Atlantic."

Following years of success at Vetri, Marc, along with Jeff Benjamin, opened Osteria, Amis, Pizzeria Vetri, Lo Spiedo and Alla Spina, all of which quickly won over the dining public. In his latest venture, Vetri has made the long-awaited move to Las Vegas, opening a second location of Vetri Cucina at the Palms Casino Resort.

In addition to his storied career in the kitchen, Marc is also the driving force behind the Vetri Community Partnership, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower children and families through fresh food and education. He is also the author of four cookbooks, his latest being “Mastering Pizza,” released in 2018.


Books:
Mastering Pizza: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pizza, Focaccia, and Calzone
Culinary
Ten Speed Press
August 2018
ISBN 9780399579226
$29.99, INSTOCK
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Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto
Culinary
Ten Speed Press
March 2015
ISBN 9781607746072
261 pages
$29.99, OUTOFSTOCK
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Collects directions for making fresh pastas along with recipes for dishes, including asparagus and egg yolk rotolo, doppio ravioli with lamb and polenta, and saffron fusilli with lobster and leeks.

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