ONE ON ONE WITH CHEF & OWNER – Anthony Boffa
Where were you born?
My parents are Italian and immigrated to Australia in the 1960s, however I was born in Sydney.
What does Paesani’s translate to in English?
Paesani means old acquaintances from the same town or country.
What do you like about having your restaurant located in Magpie Sports?
are many things, the atmosphere and the staff, but most of all it’s the
Members - especially my old customers who have
followed me since my
first restaurant in 1989, it’s a pleasure to come to work every day.
What is your signature dish and why?
the Chicken Parmigiana – because each and every one is made myself, and
my patrons won’t let me change the recipe, they say it's just too good!
What is the secret to good Italian cooking?
Fresh ingredients and we make everything on the premises.