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Media Appearances and Accolades 


Alessandro loves to share his experiences, skills and knowledge... and is not camera shy!

He sees media as an avenue of communicating with a much larger number of people than otherwise possible, and he enjoys being able to share on this larger platform.


Here you can see examples of both print and video media that Alessandro has been a part of.

Or browse his YouTube Channel!


Chef Onboard

Master chef Alessandro Pavoni has travelled the world cooking modern Italian delicacies for adoring patrons. Ocean joined him aboard Gulf Craft’s elegant Ghost II to sample the acclaimed chef’s menu.

Two Hats from the Good Food Guide

Alessandro Pavoni's restaurant Ormeggio at the Spit is a proud and longterm holder of the coveted Two Chef Hats in the Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide and has been a hatted restaurant since opening in 2009. Only half a point off Three Hats....

Via Alta received a 14.5/20 (0.5 of a point away from a Chef Hat) only 5 months after opening.

2016 Chef of the Year finalist

"His menu may have its roots in northern Italy, but it's injected with all the brightness and breeziness of a Sydney summer." 

To read the August 2015 Good Food Guide article, click here 


Heart Research Ambassador 

"After my first heart attack, I kept hearing the doctors using jargon that later I learned were the names of cardiac procedures and methodologies that the Foundation had funded. That was when I first understood that I owed them my life"

Inside Alessandro Pavoni's kitchen - Good Food Guide

21 Oct, 2014

"Sydney-based Italian chef Alessandro Pavoni shows Good Food around his home kitchen."

Interview with Stephanie Clifford-Smith for Good Food Guide

Secrets of a Skinny Chef - Manly Daily

27 May, 2014

"Alessandro Pavoni, acclaimed Chef and Ambassador for Heart Research Australia, spills the beans on his new slimmed-down physique."

Interview with Anna McClelland for Manly Daily

Global flavours - Delicious Magazine

January, 2014

"It may be George Clooney's favourite holiday desination for it's luxury villas, but if you explore a little deeper, Lake Como is also a foodie paradise. Valli joined two of Australia's top Italian chefs, Alessandro Pavoni and Giovanno Pilu, for a weekend-long cooknig class to discover regional Lombardy dishes."

Interview with Anna McClelland for Manly Daily

Cooking demo for Breville Food Thinkers

8 Jan, 2014

Alessandro demonstrates how you can make a simple, stunning and perfectly smooth Mango jelly dessert at home with the Breville Kinetix Control Blender.

Italian risotto at the other end of the world - Scatti di Gusto

14 Jan, 2014

Article written in Italian magazine Scatti di Gusto

Tagliolini pasta with wild mushrooms - Italianicious

10 Jul, 2013

"Behind the scenes footage of Alessandro Pavoni making tagliolini pasta with wild mushrooms at his restaurant Ormeggio in Sydney. The full recipe (and many others by Alessandro) can be found in the July/August 2013 issue of Italianicious."

Pavoni's Deconstructed Tiramisu with Nespresso Variations Ciocattino - Nespresso

10 Jul, 2013

"As part of The Nespresso Great Flavour Debate, Alessandro Pavoni, Team Chocolate Captain, shows fans how to create his Deconstructed Tiramisu with Nespresso Variations Ciocattino."

Many Bridges to Cross - Manly Daily

26 Jan, 2013

"Famed Chef loves our relaxed BYO culture." Interview with Manly Daily to discuss living in Cromer and Alessandro's favourite things about the area.

Interview for Manly Daily

To read Many Bridges to Cross, click here

The Italian Job - The Sydney Morning Herald

12 June, 2012

"As the Italian-themed World Chef Showcase is unveiled, Scott Bolles reports on Sydney's new-generation Italian chefs."

Interview for The Sydney Morning Herald

Exclusive Interview with Alessandro Pavoni - Food in Focus Radio 

27 Sep, 2011

"Alessandro Pavoni from Spiedo teaches me the language of love. Spice up your life with a Zaatar from Sami's Kitchen and become an Optimiste with some very, very good wine. The latest FoodinFocus radio show was all about quality and this highlights clip shares all the fun with you."

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