Appointed Multi-Property Executive Chef
At Le Méridien Istanbul Etiler & Sheraton Istanbul Levent, Turkey
Born in Naples, Italy and graduated from Luigi de Medici di Ottaviano Hotel Management Institute, Giovanni Terracciano got his start in Hotel Lido in Toscana as commis de cuisine in 1990. After gaining experience at some of the hotels and Michelin star restaurants in Italy, Terracciano moved to Indonesia, Oman, Japan, Istanbul and China. In 2008 the lure of Istanbul drew him to Turkey, taking up the position of Executive Chef at five star hotels and renowned restaurants. As of January 2012 Giovanni Terracciano took on the role of Executive Chef at Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul, showcasing his signature dishes.