Ankara-based chef world pasta champion
Daniel Evangelista wins the World Pasta Championship 2015, beating 21 contending chefs from the world.Ankara-based chef Daniel Evangelista has won the prestigious World Pasta Championship 2015 of Academia Barilla in Italy, beating 21 contending chefs from around the world.
Evangelista, from Peperoncino Restaurant in Ankara, won the award with his “Tortiglioni monza style with flakes of ricotta and borage.” At the annual competition, participating chefs are required to prepare a pasta dish of their choice, be it traditional, classic or innovative.
Evangelista is a renowned chef who studied hotel management. He gained his first culinary experience working at several restaurants in Milan. He also worked in Paris and Sydney before arriving in Ankara where he has worked as a master chef over the past eight years at his own restaurants. Evangelista has also worked to enrich his culinary culture, promoting Italian cuisine at the Green Palace IC Hotel in Antalya as well as at the Imperial Sheraton Hotel in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Academia Barilla is dedicated to the diffusion, promotion and development of Italian gastronomic culture. Every year it hosts and teaches top students from hotel schools for two months.