Aldo Zilli is an award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur who specialises in Italian, vegetarian and seafood cuisine. His extensive credits include being a judge on Celebrity Masterchef in 2014 and 2015, Who’s Doing The Dishes?, The Alan Titchmarsh Show, This Morning, Lorraine, and Daybreak for ITV. Aldo has written 10 books including two autobiographies, Being Zilli and My Italian Country Childhood.
Confident of his own capabilities, it wasn’t long before Aldo started acquiring his own restaurants, beginning with Il Siciliano in Soho’s Dean Street. In 1988 he opened Signor Zilli and in 1993, London’s first authentic Italian bar, Signor Zilli Bar, next door. Zilli Fish in Brewer Street opened in 1997, now augmented by Zilli Café next door. Great Italian food and his legendary sense of humour have attracted a host of famous names from the media and entertainment world to his establishments. Restaurant at The London Restaurant Awards in 1996 and in 1998, Zilli Fish received the award for Best Media Restaurant.
Aldo chooses Sub-Zero & Wolf kitchen appliances for his home kitchen (demo model pictured).