The team of Antonio Pappalardo

THE KITCHEN

Matteo Attianese

Head Pastry Chef and Pizzeria Sous Chef

Pastry chef and Antonio’s right arm. After years of experience in Italy and abroad, including Australia and London, he decided to come back home marrying the Cascina’s project.
Matteo, is dedicated to the study of the desserts and joins Antonio in the choice of products and producers.

Davide Rizzardi

Pizzaiolo

Davide has been in Cascina for 5 years now, he arrived when he was very young.
Today he takes care of the preparation of all our doughs. He has been able to deserve a role of great responsibility thanks to his continuous growth and proven dedication.

Mario Salvatore

Pizzaiolo

Antonio’s brother-in-law, he has been in Cascina since Cascina was born, in 2007. Mario, given his long experience, takes care of the cooking in our wood oven, one of the most important and delicate phases.

Andrea Pedercini

Pizzaiolo

After years of experience in the industrial field, Andrea, always passionate about “white art”, decides to get involved by attending a cooking academy with specialization in the pizza sector, after an apprenticeship here in Cascina concluded with excellent results, he convinced Antonio to hire him into his team.

La Giusy

Cook

Antonio’s mother, has thirty years experience in catering. She deals with the preparation of fry foods and the proposals from the kitchen. Spirit of sacrifice and the willpower to always be right in the game are two characteristics that distinguish her, an example for everyone.

Rosana Suarez Sol

Cook assistant

She started in Cascina as dishwasher and today, after an important professional growth, she joins Giusy both in the preparation of the kitchen line and during the service.

Marco Bagossi

Pastry chef

Engineering student with passion for cooking; he helps Matteo during the weekend in the preparation of desserts.

Wilver

Plongeur

Recently joined the Cascina’s team, always with smile and good will, he takes on a role that requires many efforts and sacrifices.

HALL STAFF

 

The team in the hall dress

Alessandro Hoch

Sommelier, Head Waiter and Hall Manager

Two degrees and a certificate as AIS professional sommelier.
Antonio has identified in him the reference person who could act as a filter with the other hall staff members. Great sense of responsibility and continuous research of producers allowed him to develop a very interesting wine, beer and spirits menu.

Christian Andreoli

Waiter

After graduating from the catering college and subsequent experiences in important accommodation facilities in Garda Lake area, Christian arrived in Cascina with the desire to continue his professional growth and to bring his know-how in our hall: objectives achieved.

Daniele Paraluppi

Waiter

Born as a Sales Representative, food enthusiastic, decided to cultivate his passion and in agreement with Antonio began a path of professional growth. After 1 year the results achieved exceeded expectations, bringing Daniele to be a fundamental fulcrum of the hall.

Nazar Zhuravskyy

Barman

After attending the catering college and working in various restaurants, he arrived in Cascina in 2015 as a professional barman. In addition to the preparation of cocktails and drinks, management and organization of the bar, he takes care of the cafeteria, attending continuous refresher classes at our coffee suppliers’ roasting company.

Francesco Ponziani

Waiter

During the day he works in the family bakery, in the weekend evenings he has been helping the Hall Staff for many years.

Giuseppe Ponziani

Waiter

Francesco’s brother, he also works in the family pastry shop and bakery.
He joined us recently, he is in the hall for a few days a month, he does his job with professionalism and dedication.

Arianna Bertoli

Waitress

University Student, She is the youngest staff member, despite this she is determined and has a great desire to learn.