Antonella Coppola

A Neapolitan cook based in Bellagio, Lake Como! As sunny and passionate as her historic  
hometown, Naples. A new interpretation of hospitality, with flavours inspired by olden times, providing a unique service to those wishing to plan a successful event or evening of gustation with the authenticity of a ‘Made in Italy’ dish. 
Her attributes are her warm smile, approachability, a gentle soul who pampers her guests.
Informed and aware of environmental issues that have emerged over the years she is able to cater to those sensitive to allergies and intolerances.
Antonella Coppola operates as a private cook at Lake Como, organising throughout Italy receptions, lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon coffee breaks, business lunches, brunch as well as cooking lessons. Good food and ambiance always being a priority!
Italy has always been synonymous with great food: a unique explosion of flavours, tastes and aromas. It is the most famous cuisine globally, offering an immense variety of dishes and diverse recipes for each Italian region.
This Lake Como cook from Naples offers her knowledge and ability to follow recipes to perfection, with special attention to authentic flavours, using genuine products so important for simple meals. The fertile land of Italy results in optimal produce –  buffalo mozzarella, pizza, the Neapolitan pastries, babà and sfogliatelle, the Gragnano pasta which for centuries have been a culinary heritage and the pride of Campania.
There are countless D.O.P. (Protected Designation of Origin) products which are the pride of Italy such as the famous Parmigiano Reggiano, San Daniele or Parma ham, balsamic vinegar from Modena, basil pesto from Liguria, truffles from Alba and salami, apples from the Trentino region,Sicilian cassata, particular roasted meats from Abruzzo, turnip greens from the wonderful Puglia region. Wines such as Brunello di Montalcino, Amarone della Valpolicella and the olive oil from the Umbria region – all these serve to make Italy  the “Bel Paese” the land of flavour.
Promoting an awareness to choose only products of the highest quality, sharing them generously and sending the message that simplicity in the kitchen must remain…………as simple as bread!