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Gianni Caruso

With restaurant Lucana, chef Gianni Caruso has truly built an embassy for Italian gastronomy in Belgium. Working with high-quality products that are imported from Italy, this top chef with Silian roots creates dishes that are sometimes rich, sometimes subtle, but always refined and sophisticated. Chef Gianni simply loves pampering his guests with exciting flavour combinations. By adding personal touches to traditional Italian dishes, he serves distinctive plates that are full of flavour and personality. In other words: Italian cuisine at its best.

Lucana

Wanze, Belgium
JRE Jeunes Restaurateurs

Chef Gianno Caruso proves like no other that Italian cuisine is more than pizzas and pastas. At restaurant Lucana in Wanze, Belgium, the chef and his wife, sommelier Isabelle Caruso, have created a place where you can indulge in contemporary Italian gastronomy. Call it “Little Italy”, if you will. Attracting food connoisseurs from near and far, this establishment surely hasn’t gone unnoticed among the critics. In 2016, chef Gianno was named “Italian Chef of the Year” by Gault Millau. Today, his cuisine holds 3 hoods and 15 points from Gault Millau as well as a Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide, for the restaurant’s excellent price-pleasure-ratio. You can enjoy the chef’s Italian delights in the elegantly furnished dining room, or outdoors, on the lovely terrace.

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