Chef Michael Pascarella
Head Chef Michael Pascarella at Rocca Bar Ristorante
Meet Chef Michael who brings regional American – Italian fine dining to the Blue Ridge
Michael Pascarella earned his Culinary Masters Degree from ALMA, The International School of the Italian Kitchen. After graduation, he spent two years in 2 Michelin star restaurants in Piedmont Italy (Villa Crespi & Piccolo Lago) honing his skills. Later earned a 1 Michelin star rating in Valle d’ Aosta, Mont Blanc hotel and village as chef de partie with a solid team of chefs. And worked 3 years in Taormina Sicily as chef di partie before moving back to Virginia.
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