Simone Remoli

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Simone Remoli grew up in a family where he was taught that there are two things he should respect, his job and the time spent around the table eating. At the age of 16 he started work in the restaurant sector.

In Italy he worked for four years in some of the most popular restaurants in central Rome where he learned the ancient art of traditional Roman cuisine.

In 2007 Simone moved to London to increase his knowledge of international cuisine. Over the next six years he worked in some of the best restaurants in London, including Japanese restaurants Roka and Robata. Then he decided to move to explore a new food concept in Barrafina, which is one of the most relevant Spanish Tapas restaurant on the London scene. In 2009 Simone decided to go back to his culinary origins, working as Sous chef in Michelin starred restaurant Locanda Locatelli.

In 2010 Simone took a chance to grow professionally in Bocca di Lupo, as a sous-chef working alongside Jacob Kenedy for the creation of new dishes.

The experience of Bocca di Lupo made Remoli realise that with his passion for traditional Italian and Roman cuisine he could develop something unique that was missing in London.

So during work experience in 2011 at Quo Vadis, the members’ club in Soho, and with the support of one of the most popular Italian-French Chefs in the Asian territory, Jean Philippe Patruno, Remoli started to work in the morning for the restaurant, and during the evening he rented out the back of the Quo Vadis kitchen to elaborate a fresh pasta recipe with amazing and traditional Italian fillings and sauces.

He started to present the Pasta to some of the most popular chefs in London to receive their feedback, and to his surprise they all wanted to buy his pasta to serve in their restaurants.

One of them was Aldo Zilli, who was so enthusiastic about it that he proposed to Remoli to work together in one of his restaurants in Soho.

In June 2011 Remoli took a wonderful opportunity to open a fresh pasta shop in the Westfield Shopping Centre close to the Olympic village in Stratford.

Finally Remoli had the chance to open his own business in Finsbury Park, and Pasta Remoli was created, featuring ingredients from the Italian Ark of Taste on the menu.

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