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Vinod Sookar

A talented top chef who conjures up regional Apulian cuisine

Vinod Sookar is chef at restaurant Al Fornello da Ricci. After graduating from the High School of Cooking Training in Mauritius, he worked at various establishments on the island. Next, Vinod fell in love with Puglia and quickly learned to prepare Italian delicacies like homemade pasta, capocollo (Italian dried pork), and salami. He met his partner, chef Antonella Ricco in Mauritius in 1998. Today, the two conjure up exquisite Apulian cuisine at restaurant Al Fornello da Ricci, which they own and operate together. 

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Vinod Sookar

Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar

Ceglie Messapica (BR), Italy
JRE Jeunes Restaurateurs

The Italian town of Ceglie Messapica is home to gourmet restaurant Antonella Ricci & Vinod Sookar. As you might expect, the kitchen is in the hands of chef Antonella Ricci and chef Vinod Sookar.

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