Massimiliano Volonterio Executive Chef at Grand Hotel Portovenere

May 2019

Massimiliano Volonterio executive chef

Massimiliano Volonterio is the new Executive Chef of Palmaria Restaurant at Grand Hotel Portovenere

Since 2019 season, at Palmaria Restaurant of Grand Hotel Portovenere,  located in the namesake UNESCO world heritage town, clients may enjoy the cuisine of the new Executive Chef Massimiliano Volonterio.
Massimiliano Volonterio worked in gourmet restaurants in England and in Italy, and he has been sous-chef at Maison Alain Ducasse.
Nowadays, his menus are the gourmet result of his experience of the traditional cuisine of Ligury and his international experience.

At Palmaria Restaurant, Massimiliano Volonterio is carefully choosing raw materials and local products to create healthy and tasteful menus.
His first inspiration has been the cuisine of Gualtiero Marchesi. His menus now are a tasteful demonstration of Italian cuisine, with local and regional specialties.

The location
Grand Hotel Portovenere, located in the most fascinating spot of the namesake UNESCO world heritage town, has 3 meeting rooms and 48 bedrooms. Palmaria Restaurant on a breathtaking terrace overlooking the sea, offers also gluten-free menus. Grand Hotel Portovenere is the only hotel with meeting halls in Portovenere.