Giancarlo Perbellini’s career in haute cuisine, that has marked his vision and way of interpreting cuisine, has always been full of challenges. Born in Bovolone (VR) in 1964, he took his first steps at Marconi and 12 Apostolidi Verona, to then take off at San Domenico in Imola. The French ambiance at Morinilo’s grand maison led him to important restaurants outside Italy: from Taillevent to Ambroisie, then Terrasse in Juan Les Pins and Chateau d’Esclimont. After returning to Italy, he founded an eponymous restaurant in Isola Rizza in 1989 and three years later, in 1992, he received the award Chef Europeen du Poisson. In 1996, he earned his first Michelin star and was named Emerging Chef by the Espresso Guide in 1998. His second star was awarded in 2002, to which were added three forks from the Gambero Rosso guide in 2005. In late 2014, he opened Casa Perbellini: in the heart of Verona, Piazza San Zeno, the chef is at the helm of a new and completely original concept restaurant. It quickly received Two Stars from the Michelin Guide, Three Hats from the Espresso Guide and the Olimpo della Ristorazione award from the Touring Club Italiano guide.
In 2016, Giancarlo Perbellini was confirmed as a leader in Italian restaurant management, receiving a coveted new recognition: the Four Hats award of excellency, assigned to Casa Perbellini by “L’Espresso’s 2017 Guide to Restaurants in Italy”.