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Michael Fiorelli

Michael Fiorelli is an LA-based Italian-American chef, most recently recognized for helming the culinary operations of the Boujis Group. During his three year tenure with Boujis, Fiorelli opened the wildly popular Olivetta in West Hollywood, receiving both local and national acclaim for his Mediterranean-inspired menu. Prior to his work at Olivetta, Fiorelli opened Love & Salt in Manhattan Beach. During his four years there, Fiorelli received critical acclaim for his California-centric interpretations of Italian flavors and dishes. He opened Love & Salt in November 2014, receiving three-star reviews from Los Angeles magazine and LA Weekly. Love & Salt was named one of Angeleno magazine’s top ten openings of the year, one of New York Observer’s top twelve LA openings and one of Los Angeles’s top ten openings of the year. A seasoned chef with extensive experience in some of the country’s top kitchens, Fiorelli’s culinary resume also includes stints at The Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, the three- Michelin Star Inn at Little Washington, James Beard-award-winning Mark’s Restaurants in South Florida, Simon LA with Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon, and Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. In November of 2022, Michael founded First Green Hospitality and is working with some of the country’s most accomplished food and beverage companies on both business consulting and menu and recipe development. Follow Michael at @chefmichaelfiorelli on Instagram.

Charred Whole Carrots with Pistachio Puree

This Mediterranean-influenced side dish may overshadow the main course. Its puree of pistachio, feta, and dill perfectly complements charred carrots and can be used for other roasted vegetables as well.

July 11, 2023