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Up-and-coming chef Francesca Barsellotti

Francesca Barsellotti lost her mother in 1999. From that point on, she was determined to follow a path that would not only help her with the healing process, but also make her mother proud. In 2000, Barsellotti was accepted into the prestigious culinary arts program at Le Cordon Bleu. Since graduating, she has hit the ground running as the pastry and executive chef behind Amoremia Cucina Italiana in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood and the pastry chef at the Puerto Rican-inspired Coco Restaurant in Chicago’s Humboldt Park. “At first, I went to school to study math and accounting, but when …

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