Mastering his craft brought him around the world to become a culinary leader in hometown Cleveland, Ohio.
Chef Dante Boccuzzi has pursued his craft in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Mougins, London, Milan, Hong Kong, and New York City, where he earned a Michelin Star, was twice nominated to the James Beard House Rising Star Chef Award, and recognized as a Rising Star Chef with Star Chefs. Dante has worked with and for Nobu Matsuhisa, Giorgio Armani, and Robert De Niro.
His personal career milestone is the 2010 opening of the eponymous DANTE, featuring Modern American Cuisine and located in the culinary destination of Tremont in Cleveland. A year later, Ginko opened as a New York Times acclaimed sushi restaurant located below the Dante restaurant, featuring traditional and modern Japanese sushi.
In 2012 D.C. Pasta Co., an Italian trattoria, opened in Strongsville, Ohio. Later that year, Dante opened his second namesake restaurant in Akron, Ohio – DBA, for Dante Boccuzzi Akron – blending American cuisine with his second passion, Rock-n-Roll.