Haute Secrets: Chef Celestino Drago


Here are the haute secrets of chef and restaurateur Celestino Drago, the Italian-born proprietor of downtown’s delectable Drago Centro. Tonight, the master chef will accept the honor of Foodfare’s Chef of the Year, which is a well-deserved accolade. Though many are privy to his success as a chef and restaurateur, many may not know that he is the driving force behind Drago Enterprises, a multi-faceted operation that encompasses his true Italian heritage. Since 1985, Drago Catering has become a quintessential name in upscale catering for extravagant occasions in the greater Los Angeles area serving well-known political, financial, cultural, philanthropic, entertainment and celebrity clients. Many may also not know that since 2008, his Drago Air service has taken in-flight fine dining to an entirely new altitude while offering exquisite first class dining to private charters and top domestic and international airlines. Here is this chef of the year’s insider’s guide to the City of Angels.

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