Mirko Paderno knows his food. The Executive Chef at Oliverio restaurant, located inside Beverly Hills’ Avalon Hotel, was born and bred in Milan (the home of haute cuisine) and formerly worked at the Four Seasons Milan, Primi, Valentino and Cecconi’s. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and 7-year-old daughter, Karolina. Always staying true to his upbringing, he speaks fluent Italian at home. Here are a look at Mirko’s favorite spots in the City of Angels.
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Where were you born ?
How long in Los angeles:
May 99’ – 14 years
Portos pastry shop
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
Best place for a power business meeting:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Favorite Charity Event:
California Wine Masters
Favorite Cultural Event:
LA Food and Wine Festival
Honor Bar – the chicken sandwich
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
Beverly Hills Jiu-Jit-Su
The Getty Museum
All-around favorite locale in Los Angeles, whether a neighborhood, restaurant, venue, or other
Best aspect of Los Angeles