Mauro Mafrici is a Michelin starred Italian chef who has worked in some of the greatest international kitchens and luxury resort hotels of the world. His long resume of prestigious experiences in revered establishments led to the opening of his own critically acclaimed restaurant, Lo Scalco, in New York City which earned a Michelin star in its first year open. Mauro has now brought his talents to Chicago with PELAGO.
The basis of Mauroâ€™s cuisine is â€˜sapori veriâ€™: true, honest, genuine flavors used masterfully to create new sensations, forms and colors. Fresh seasonal ingredients from Italian and local sources will tantalize every taste bud as Mauro allows each bite to speak for itself in a clean, straightforward flavorful vocabulary. For the past seven years, Mauro has continued to hone his talents and impress his guests at his restaurant, PELAGO, located in Chicago's Gold Coast.