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fine food - Chef Shaun Presland
Chef Shaun Presland spent years perfecting his craft in Japan, as well as training intensively with world-class Japanese chefs across the globe, before making his mark on the Australian dining scene.
Five minutes with Aiisha Ramadan
Young Lebanese fashion designer Aiisha Ramadan has gained a foothold on the international fashion scene with her lively, feminine couture brand. Awarded the Young Designer of the Year 2000 by Swarovski, and a Women Achiever award in 2011, she has collaborated with many international brands and successfully become the choice of many celebrities.
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What’s in my travel bag - Chef Massimo Capra
Italian chef Massimo Capra is the co-owner of Mistura Restaurant and Sopra Upper Lounge in Toronto, and now Soprafino, an Italian restaurant at Hamad International Airport, Doha.
fine food - Chef Massimo Capra
Italian-born chef Massimo Capra’s culinary training began in Salsomaggiore, Parma. He then started his culinary journey at the famous Trattoria dall’Amelia in Mestre near Venice.
What’s in my travel bag - Francisco Costa
As women’s Creative Director for renowned US fashion house Calvin Klein, Brazil native Francisco Costa ushered the brand into a new minimalist era where frills and ruffles were passed up for a sleek, pared-down silhouette.
fine food - Chef Massimo Bottura
Massimo Bottura is the chef patron of Osteria Francescana, a three-Michelin-star restaurant based in Modena, Italy, where Massimo grew up. He opened Osteria Francescana in 1995, and his avant-garde approach has garnered him many awards, including the number-three place on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. This month sees the release of Massimo Bottura’s first book with Phaidon Press, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef.
What’s in my travel bag: Michael Kors
Founder and Chief Creative Officer of one of fashion’s most wildly successful labels, Michael Kors almost didn’t make it to his current billionaire status – he went bankrupt in 1993. He was quick to make a comeback and even land the prestigious role of ready-to-wear designer for Céline, bringing the French label back to the forefront of fashion. This month marks the opening of Lagoona Mall’s 290m2 Michael Kors lifestyle store
What’s in my kitchen - Mario Batali
Mario Batali, lovingly referred to as Molto Mario, has traversed the globe from Paris and Italy to San Francisco. He finally ended up in New York City, where he co-owns ten restaurants.
HIA - Chef Massimo Capra
In partnership with Qatar Airways / SSP joint venture and with Qatar Duty Free, celebrity chef Massimo Capra has opened Soprafino, an Italian restaurant, at Hamad International Airport (HIA). Oryx speaks to the chef best known for his simple and uncomplicated approach to classic Italian cuisine.
fine food - Chef Pino Lavarra
Sweet pea risotto with herb breadcrumb queen scallops, and prawns.