Former Italian Musician Brings Art to the Kitchen

Sep 27, 2019 168


Fresh, handmade pasta is what Alex Campedelli grew up eating in Italy. But he actually did not start cooking until recently. “I didn’t cook at all to be honest for the first 30 years of my life,” said Campedelli. Even though he was raised in a country known for its food, he actually became interested in Italian cuisine when working in New York.

He needed a side job while pursuing his music career and landed in a restaurant. After years of learning from one chef, his passion has shifted from the stage to the kitchen. “To me, it was like an artist. He put so much passion into what he did. To me, it was like him on a stage and I was interested in that,” said Campedelli.

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