Carmelo’s career has taken him all over Europe – and to some of London’s leading restaurants, Floriana and Harry’s Bar among them. Most recently, he was Head Chef at Mayfair’s highly regarded Bar Trattoria Semplice, receiving rave reviews for his authentic but accessible Italian dishes. Other senior positions have included Executive Chef/Brand Chef for Global Point Group, working at Barbaresco Italian Restaurant & Deli, 22-13 Fusion Restaurant & 22-13 Wine Bar, all in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Carmelo has also enjoyed a number of high profile private appointments. He remains responsible for the kitchen in Regent’s Park of Prince Khaled bin Sultan of Saudi Arabia and also spent a year as chef to Duchess Claudia Pozo de Borgo.