Chef Christopher Covelli

Chef Chistopher Covelli is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City where he was trained by world-renowned chefs including Andre Soltner, Jacques Pepin and Alain Saihac. His background, training and living experiences have enabled him to speak five languages and specialize in Classic French, Italian and Spanish cuisine as well as American Haute Cuisine.

Chef Covelli’s cooking expertise earned him invitations as guest chef for four James Beard Foundation Dinners. Until recently, he was owner and chef of L’Uva Restaurant on Cape Cod, MA. Chef Covelli has earned five Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence among other numerous cooking awards.

Currently Chef Covelli is the senior chef instructor at Toscana Saporita Cooking School in Lucca, Italy. He serves on the Board of Directors for Florida Wine Fest. He has demonstrated products on HSN and ShopNBC. Chef Covelli has been featured in numerous publications and periodically writes a cooking article for Living on the Suncoast magazine. He serves as Research and Development Chef for Naturally Gourmet Products. Chef Covelli has been seen on a number of TV shows around the country, including ABC 7 in Sarasota.