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The public side of a restaurant seen by its protagonists: maître, restaurant managers, waiters


Pass, the kings of the dining room have their guide

The first edition presented in Rome. The wish of Reitano from La Pergola: «Restaurants should no longer be chosen just because of the food»

16-10-2019 | 11:00

A souvenir photo in Rome for the presentation of the first edition of PASS, the very first guide dedicated to "the protagonists of hospitality in the Italian restaurant scene" curated by association Noi di Sala and published by Giunti. Left, behind the bookstand, there’s president Marco Reitano while he pridefully holds a copy.

Read | 16-10-2019 | 11:00 | In sala

Dining room is the real revolution of the century

Events and guides pay more and more attention to service: Identità and Intrecci in New York, Noi di sala in Rome with a special guide

10-10-2019 | 11:00

It was a really great moment, during the 10th edition of Identità New York, when the topic of dining room service debuted, thanks to the passionate collaboration with the Cotarella family. Left to right: Dominga CotarellaVince GerasoleAntonio Begonja and Marta Cotarella. Photo Brambilla-Serrani

Read | 10-10-2019 | 11:00 | In sala

A tribute to Diego Masciaga, a Master of hospitality

Piedmontese, almost legendary, he left his role as general manager at The Waterside Inn, in England, after 30 years

16-07-2018 | 10:00

Diego Masciaga, born in Oleggio, Piedmont, is one of the greatest representatives of international hospitality. In June after 30 years he left his role as general manager at The Waterside Inn in Bray, in the UK

Read | 16-07-2018 | 10:00 | In sala

Alfieri, in view of an entirely female dining room

Andrea and Samantha together since catering school. Both trained as chefs, but she now dreams of a dining room service led only by women

12-08-2017 | 07:00

Andrea Alfieri and Samantha Serafini, husband and wife, with Roberta Zulian, to the left, sous-chef of Alfieri for the past 17 years

Read | 12-08-2017 | 07:00 | In sala

Catia Uliassi: my dining room in pink

A staff (almost) entirely composed of women in Senigallia: our grace adds a completely different atmosphere

06-11-2016 | 06:00

Luana Mariani, Daria Nakhaeva, Catia Uliassi and Vanessa Serenelli: the four female faces at Uliassi in Senigallia. Another woman, Sonia Gioia, discusses with Catia with the usual wit, collecting stories, secrets and backstage notes from a dining room with more elegance than others

Read | 06-11-2016 | 06:00 | In sala

Comparing the service at Reale and Spazio

Cristiana Romito and Gianni Sinesi discuss similar and different aspects in the two hospitality formats (part II)

24-06-2016 | 06:00

What’s similar and what differs between the dining room in the main restaurant Reale Casadonna in Castel di Sangro (3 Michelin stars) and the service in the 3 Spazio restaurants (accessible fine dining) in Rivisondoli, Rome and Milan? Cristiana Romito and Gianni Sinesi discuss this. They end with an important note: "The best chef is a chef who also understands the dining room" (in the photo by Francesco Fioramonti, dining room and kitchen at Spazio Roma, inside Eataly Ostiense)

Read | 24-06-2016 | 06:00 | In sala

The pillars in Niko's dining rooms

The protagonists of a perfect hospitality. Cristiana Romito and Gianni Sinesi tell their story (part I)

23-06-2016 | 12:00

The dining room staff at restaurant Reale Casadonna in Castel di Sangro (L'Aquila), 3 Michelin stars and 84th in the World's 50 Best. Together with the authors of this two-part piece, maître Cristiana Romito (already maître of the year for the Guida di Identità Golose) and sommelier Gianni Sinesi (respectively third and second from the left), left to right there’s Matteo AlbanesiIleana D'Ercole and Simone Angeletti

Read | 23-06-2016 | 12:00 | In sala