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Sfoglini in the world

A page dedicated to you, beloved sfoglini, Ambassadors of our beautiful Bologna. THANK YOU !

Gersdorff Guillaume

HIS BUSINESS: LA TABLE DE DEMAIN
WHERE: Belgium, 19 rue des bouchers 5000 Namur
“My name is Guillaume Gersdorff, I am a chef / owner in Belgium.
I had the chance to come here to the VSB BOLOGNA school during the COVID period to do one of the best workouts I’ve had around handmade pasta….”

Yasmin Danial

HER BUSINESS: Il piccolo cowboy dal 1934
WHERE: Italia, Bologna via quarto di sopra 2
“I’m Yasmin and I’m a Sfoglina.
I graduated from VSB Bologna in January 2021.
I have always worked in catering covering various professional figures but with a great passion for cooking…”

Max Ceresi

WHERE: worldwide
“I’m Massimo
My journey began in the family shop, specializing in butchery and gastronomy.
From there I created a parallel home barbecue activity, this idea allowed me to shoot in Italy up to Zurich in Switzerland.
Li For 2 years I was in charge of the kitchen, I prepared typical dishes of Bologna!

Francesco Allegro

HIS BUSINESS: ROSSOBLU
WHERE: UNITED STATES, California, Los Angeles
“I owe everything to VSB Bologna. I learned an art that is not studied in books, but only by working hard every day of the week. This is my job abroad. Now, I work as a sfoglino and cook at Rossoblu in LA, I teach rolling pin to chefs and enthusiasts who want to learn this ancient craft. Maybe one day I’ll go back to Italy. But always and only to roll the dough.”

Akiko Inoue

HER BUSINESS: La Pietra
WHERE: JAPAN, Shiga
“I’m Akiko, I was Alessandra’s student and I learned the pastry from her.
My husband and I do a small restaurant called “La Pietra home cooking and Italian wines” in Shiga in Japan.
We always prepare Italian cuisine especially Bolognese cuisine and fresh pasta. Then let’s serve the Italian wines….”

Daniela Biancu

HER BUSINESS: Dani Biancu
WHERE: SPAIN, Barcelona
“I am Daniela Biancu, I am of Sardinian origin but I have been living outside my beautiful island for a long time now.
Before arriving in Spain, I lived in Bologna for ten years, where I learned many secrets about fresh pasta.
Without a doubt the time spent at Vecchia Scuola Bolognese was fundamental for my training as a sfoglina…”

Kosaku Kawamura

HIR BUSINESS: BASE, La pasta dello Sfoglino
WHERE: JAPAN, Tokyo
“The Base Products: I teach handmade pasta at Base, and cookery school in Sendai Japan.
The Spisni family is living for the culture of the Sfoglia.
I learned a lot from them. I am not Italian so I have no tradition of Italy, but I intend to bring the processing of the handmade pastry to Japan
with the spirit of Sfoglino. “

Evan Funke

HIR BUSINESS: Felix Trattoria
WHERE: US, California – Los Angeles
“My acquaintance with sfoglini and their craft began more than a decade ago, at the tail end of 2007.
I was stuck in a dead-end job at shitty hotel in Beverly Hills. I felt completely lost.
While battling boutsof hopelessness, a singular thought struck me one day and it would, ultimately, change my entire life…”

Helena Tornblom

HER BUSINESS: Pastahantverket
WHERE: SWEDEN, Stockholm
“I am Helena and I am a Sfoglina.
I graduated from VSB summer 2019 after a spring in Bologna full of eggs and flour.
I had been searching for exactly this kind of school for ten years – on and off…”

Nicolas Potoglou

HIS WORK: Felix Trattoria
WHERE: UNITED STATES, CALIFORNIA: Los Angeles.
“I am Nicolas and I am a Sfoglino in America.
I graduated from VSB in Bologna, Italy in early 2020.
Throughout my Culinary career I have always been in love with Pasta.”

Irene Strappa

WORKS AT: Delizie di Pasta
WHERE: Ozzano, BOLOGNA!!!!
“I am Irene, I am 30 years old and I was a student of Alessandra Spisni. I have always worked in restaurant with the dream of one day opening my own place. I have always been passionate about food, tradition and self-production, as personal values ​​that enrich life. Restaurant has never been able to fully satisfy my need to do, to create, to be useful……”

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