Amwaj Rotana appoints Alberto Burgio as executive sous chef of Rosso Italian Restaurant

Amwaj Rotana appoints Alberto Burgio as executive sous chef of Rosso Italian Restaurant


Alberto Burgio brings his rich Italian experience to Amwaj Rotana after being the sous chef of Trattoria at Jumeirah Group’s Madinat Jumeirah.

A chef since 2005, Burgio spent four years at Jonico Ristorante Pizzeria before heading to the UK for a year and then returning home.

The talented chef moved to Dubai in 2013. He was appointed area chef at Pizzaro, a position he held for two years, and later moved to Bussola. His most recent role was chef de cuisine at Andiamo restaurant in Grand Hyatt Dubai, where he spent four years.

Burgio said: “Rosso is famous for being an incredible culinary spot in the city, and I’m so excited to join the team here at Amwaj and to take on the challenge of taking the hotel to another level of culinary greatness.”

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