Executive Chef Anthony De Palma poured 19 years of experience into the creation of the menu at Evviva Cucina.
enjoys classic cuisine in a more refined & contemporary fashion.
supports the local market as often as possible, by sourcing his
ingredients for Evviva Cucina
from local farmers.
takes pride educating his
guests about local scratch made food and how important the quality of the ingredients used at Evviva Cucina
This very unique concept allows De Palma
the wonderful opportunity to share his
passion for great food in a very unpretentious way.
says, "Although classically prepared food should not be re-invented, it gives me a platform to help develop inventive new menu items that will eventually become Evviva Classics!!!
Anthony De Palma
, has made a name for himself, specializing in farm-to-table food, and has served guests from all over the world.
was recently named Winner of Food Networks 2013 Season Premier of Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell and titled "Italian Empire's" Executive Chef where De Palma
demonstrated that he
is no stranger to the Italian Cuisine.
proclaims a passion for world cuisine, uniquely combining ingredients from all over the Mediterranean, France, Asia, and India.
is known for creating inventive, gourmet peasant cuisine, which he
A native of Medfield, Mass, and a first generation Italian-American, De Palma graduated from New England Culinary Institute Vermont in 1996.
He began his culinary experience as an apprentice at La Sibilla in Tivoli (Roma) Italy.
has also cooked at New York City's Union Square Cafe & Sign of the Dove
and in Boston with Lydia Shire at Biba and Pignoli, Jody Adams at Rialto , Chris Douglass at Icarus and Jim Dodge (formerly at the Museum of Fine Arts) to name a few.
has gleaned inspiration from many mentors and traces his
interest in simple fresh flavors to his
family, who emigrated from Avellino, an agrarian town near Naples, Italy.
inherited their culinary traditions: canning tomatoes, making wine, curing meats, raising chickens, geese, goats and rabbits in the backyard.
Today, De Palma
has teamed up with Nick Harron to ultimately bring his passion for classic Italian culinary traditions to a contemporary and more enjoyable relaxed atmosphere.