Tony Mantuano - Hawaii Food & Wine Festival


Tony Mantuano

Spiaggia - Chicago, IL

James Beard Foundation Award winner Tony Mantuano is an influential culinary force, a chef who has been on the ground floor of defining true Italian cuisine in the United States.

In addition to his role as chef-partner at Michelin-starred restaurant Spiaggia, Mantuano is the chef-partner at River Roast, on the Chicago River; Terzo Piano, a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant in The Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago; Terralina Crafted Italian, a waterfront Italian restaurant located in Disney Springs that opened in June 2018; and a new restaurant concept set to open in early 2019 in the heart of Wrigleyville in partnership with Joe Maddon.

Mantuano is a recipient of the James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Midwest and The Chicago Tribune’s Good Eating Award, which honors achievement in the food and restaurant industry.

Mantuano was a contender on season two of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters and he has two cookbook collaborations with his wife Cathy Mantuano, a wine expert and former manager of Spiaggia—The Spiaggia Cookbook and Wine Bar Food.