Chef - owner of The Local Table since July 2014, as well as the owner of OlivA Restaurant in Sherman Oaks and Pecorino Restaurant in Brentwood has literally grown up in and around the food and hospitality business. His family, from Marche, A central Region in Italy, an area known for some of Italy's Best Food, produces some of the World's finest Olive Oil for generations as well as a family restaurant.
Many of Giorgio's earliest memories include attending Tolentino Culinary Academy and working at a very young age at Many 5 star Dining Establishments throughout Europe, including Italy, France and England which afforded him his ability to speak several languages.
Giorgio began working in the food and beverage industry from an early age and has performed virtually every restaurant job imaginable.
Some of the 5 star Fine Dining establishments including the Grand Hotel and Longville manor in England, Gritti Palace in Italy and La Reserve in the Cote de Azur France as well as the Princess Cruise Lines.
In 1986 Giorgio ventured to the United States where a job was waiting for him at The Beverly Hills Hotel. He also worked at many very successful restaurants including IL Giardino in Beverly Hills, Adriano's in Bel Air and Toscana in Brentwood where he spent 10 years managing.
During his career, Giorgio was exposed to every imaginable facet of a luxury service operation, and the corresponding values and standards necessary for success.
In 2001 he opened his first restaurant “OlivA Trattoria” in Sherman Oaks which is a bustling Italian Trattoria which several years ago, has doubled in size to accommodate the Demand. Then in 2006, Giorgio opened a second restaurant “Pecorino”, upscale Innovative Italian dining located in Brentwood, which opened in 2006 to rave reviews from the community and critics alike and quickly became a city-wide destination which has been recognized by many local and National Magazines and repeatedly voted one of the TOP 10 Restaurants in Los Angeles. In July 2014, Giorgio newly opened “The Local Table”, located in the beautiful Dos Vientos area of Newbury Park which is located between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Chef - Owner