Ignacio Mattos

Owner and chef of Estela, Café Altro Paradiso and Flora

Ignacio Mattos is the chef-owner of New York restaurants Estela, Café Altro Paradiso, and Flora Bar. Born in Uruguay, he has a bold, singular style inspired by New York City, the city he now calls home, along with time spent in Europe, South America, and the mentorship of chefs Alice Waters, Francis Mallmann, and Judy Rodgers. In 2017, Esquire named Ignacio America’s Chef of the Year. His first cookbook, Estela, was ranked one of 2018's best by the New York Times Book Review. This is his first visit to Australia.


Appearing at:

Global Dining Series, Wednesday 25 March, Cutler & Co

Shed X, Queen Victoria Market