Heinz Beck is a German-born chef. He is perhaps best known for being the man behind Rome’s only three-Michelin-starred restaurant, La Pergola. Beyond an excellent career as a highly decorated chef, Heinz has been heralded as a leader in Italian and Mediterranean culinary tradition.
Name: Heinz Beck
Date of Birth: 3.11.1963
Place of Birth: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Grew up in: Rome, Italy
Places of residence now: Rome, Italy
Started as a chef in year: 1983
Restaurants owned: La Pergola, Café Les Paillotes, Gusto by Heinz Beck, Social by Heinz Beck, Heinz Beck Seasons at Castello di Fighine, Heinz Beck and Sensi by Heinz Beck, Taste of Italy by Heinz Beck
Best known for: Chef, Masters of gastronomy, The founder of The Order of the Knights of Italian Cuisine
Cooking styles: Italian Cuisine
Michelin stars: 5
Net worth 2021: $19 Million
Heinz Beck is known as one of the world’s most notable masters of gastronomy.
His unique interpretation of modern cuisine goes beyond his undisputed culinary talent to include the utmost attention to detail when it comes to high quality ingredients and innovative flavors. In addition to his career as a world-renowned chef, Heinz Beck has been recognized as a leader in both Italian and Mediterranean culinary traditions. Chef Beck has been honoured with numerous awards by Michelin, Bibenda, Gambero Rosso, and L’Espresso to name a few.
His understanding of the gastronomic culture can only be described as profound and goes far beyond mere culinary practices.