On May 16, 2019 Chef Luigi Diotaiuti was featured as a celebrity chef at the National Zoo’s annual Zoofari: Bite Night. He was featured on ABC 7 News Channel 8 News preparing his Mini Lamb Meatball Sliders. Both of his restaurants, Al Tiramisu and Aperto took part in the longest-running restaurant tasting event in DC! […]
Born and raised in Lagonegro, a little village in the South of Italy, Chef Luigi came to America by chance and settled in Washington, D.C. at a time when the city was hardly an exciting place to work for a restaurateur. “When I saw what this city’s restaurants were offering, I realized there was so much more I could do,” Luigi tells us. And as a matter of fact, he did!
As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There’s always going to be chaos in the restaurant business. -Rocco DiSpirito [Entrepreneurial Chef Magazine] Raised on his family’s farm in Basilicata, Italy, Luigi’s relationship to nature created the foundation to his culinary career. One of six children, he spent his days […]
[PRESS RELEASE – PRNewswire] During his remarks at the groundbreaking reception for the USA Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015, next year’s World Fair, Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged Chef Luigi Diotaiuti, sharing his enjoyment of Al Tiramisu. He stated, “I want to thank Chef Luigi Diotaiuti, who – he is from the Al Tiramisu […]
[The Washington Times] There’s a bold new spot for power lunching in Northwest, and it’s fitting that celebrity chef Luigi Diotaiuti is there to be your guide. Mr. Diotaiuti, whose fortunate clients have included George Clooney, Hillary Clinton, Harrison Ford and John F. Kerry, has opened Aperto to be the companion piece to his other District […]