Learn what drives Chef Davide Scabin and his groundbreaking Italian cuisine at Combal.Zero in Rivoli, Italy. In his Main Stage Demonstration, Scabin will share the thought processes behind his innovative menu, showing off his novel concept, the “new Italian” pasta. Using tradition as a starting point, Scabin will explore modern inspirations for this ancient foodstuff, applying varied cooking techniques and creative interpretations to dried pastas.
Son of a lorry driver and a cook, Davide Scabin had a colorful early career—and one that didn’t go directly into food. After attending catering college, Scabin actually went on to work as a cosmetic salesman. Whatever success Scabin found in the world of makeup, in 1994, his career took an historic turn with the opening of a trattoria in Almese (Turin, Italy) called Combal.
The trattoria focused on regional dishes alongside incredible innovative recipes. But such was the popularity of Scabin’s interpretations of simple regional fare that Combal attracted gourmands from all over Italy and Europe. ...See All
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