Michele dell’Aquila

With 18 years’ experience in the culinary industry, Mr. Michele dell’ Aquila is the Chef De Cuisine at Aurora, Altira Macau’s signature Italian restaurant. Michele hails from Bari, located at the southern part of Italy. His cuisine reflects on southern Italian methodology using slow cooking methods on his chosen products, which he then modifies into contemporary presentation with innovation and flair. Michele has gained experience and knowledge in many of the most prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants in Italy and Spain which has given him a sounding respect for fresh produce.
Prior to joining Altira, Michele was heading the kitchens of the sumptuous Bulgari Hotel in Tokyo and before, the Bulgari Resort in Bali. “I care and feel passionate about finding fresh local ingredients for my Italian dishes. This allows me to keep experimenting, using them for my plates and turning them into memory of dining,” said Michele. “If possible, I would like to have organic gardens to source my fresh products in the future!” Michele helms Aurora team bringing Southern Italian Cuisine at its finest, exclusively for your dining experience at Altira Macau.