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Chef John Nocita



A native of Staletti, Calabria, Master Chef John Nocita is the Founder and President of The Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts (ICI). Chef Nocita is among Europe's leading consultants in designing menu concepts, tracking dining trends, and recipe development. His specialties include the preparation of dishes reflecting all regions of Italy, particularly Mediterranean style cuisine. His personal style is 'cucina espressa' (express cooking) offering a variety of the freshest products available in every plate. He is a member of the exclusive Maestri Oleari and a Sommelier. His many awards include Outstanding Contributions to Promote Fine Dining from the Distinguished Restaurants of North America whom Wine Spectator describes as "the authority of fine dining."

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“What a wonderful event you hosted this past week at arte italia! It was beyond anything I had imagined! Your chef and I were able to share a few of the same traditional dishes that we were both brought up enjoying! It was truly a magical experience!”

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