September 05, 2013

[GIVEAWAY] Join Me and Chef Gabriele Piegaia at Gusto Italiano's Flavors of Italy Culinary Masterclass!

Italian gastronomy has been gaining popularity in Singapore as diners move from the traditional pastas and pizzas to other different Italian cuisines in the diverse regions of Italy. Recognizing the widespread influence of Italian cuisine in Singapore, the inaugural Gusto Italiano will celebrate and showcase the food, culinary talents and produce of Italy in new and exciting ways.

This gastronomical festival features outstanding local culinary stars and bring together renowned Italian restaurants and F&B establishments from across the island, all set to satisfy gourmand's curiosity and palates through an exciting line-up of Italian dinners, soiree and workshops.

If you enjoy cooking and love Italian cuisine, it's time to be inspired by the Flavors of Italy Culinary Workshops! Eight of Singapore's leading Italian Chefs will be sharing their expertise for preparing Italian dishes that can be easily prepared at home. There will be four demonstrations per day, each lasting an hour and will take place on 21-22 September. It's the perfect opportunity to learn from the masters, including Chef Gabriele Piegaia of Burlamacca Ristorante.

Chef Gabriele Piegaia started out at Michelin-star kitchens in Italy before arriving in Singapore in 2001. His previous appointments were at Senso Ristorante, Hotel Michael and as Executive Chef at Alkaff Mansion Restaurant before deciding to strike out on his own. The Tuscan-born chef now shares his native tradition and food as Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Burlamacco Ristorante.

(Photo Credit: Burlamacco Ristorante)

Thanks to the organizers of Gusto Italiano, PinkyPiggu is giving two blessed readers a pair of passes each to the culinary workshop held by Chef Gabriele Piegaia of Burlamacco Ristorante! The passes are worth $50++ per pair but you might just get it for FREE!

Gusto Italiano Culinary Workshop by Chef Gabriela Piegaia of Burlamacco Ristorante
Date: 22 Sep 2013 (Sunday)
Time: 12pm
Venue: ToTT Cooking Studio (896 Dunearn Rd, Singapore 589472)

Chef Gabriele's Workshop Menu:
1) Trippa alla Burlamacco (Beef Tripe stewed in Fresh Tomato Sauce, Parmesan and Parsley)
2) Paccheri al Nero di Seppia (Paccheri with Squid Ink)

I will be attending the workshop too, so if you're keen, please come and join me to pick up some cooking tips from Chef Gabriele. All you have to do is CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE GIVEAWAY.

Quick! Quick! Registration for the GIVEAWAY close at 12pm on 12 Sep 2013 (Thursday)


  1. Registered! Hope I get to learn some tips from Chef Gabriele Piegaia :)

    1. Thanks for supporting the event, Steve! May you be one of the winners! :D