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Chefs of Newport Beach

Chef/Owner Franco Barone of Il Barone Ristorante

Chef Franco Barone literally grew up in the restaurant business. He received his introduction to restaurant and food culture at a young age, helping in his family’s restaurant near Milan. There, he discovered his love of food and his passion for presenting regional Italian dishes to diners. By the time he emigrated to Southern California in 1982, Franco had already ... Read More »