John Coletta is a chef, restaurateur, author (250 True Italian Pasta Dishes), and ambassador for Italian Gastronomy. As Executive Chef and Co-Founder of Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar in Chicago, John preserves the authenticity of regional Italian cuisine, through honed culinary techniques and authentic Italian ingredients. His enduring culinary philosophy is true-to-life: Prepare Italian food, with Italian passion. Winner of the coveted Ospitalita Italiana award, Quartino has been praised by the Italian government as one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in the nation. To learn more about John or Quartino, visit www.quartinochicago.com, like Chef John Coletta on Facebook, or follow @ChefJohnColetta on Twitter.