Antonio Carluccio, the ‘Godfather of Italian Cooking’ Dies at 80

The beloved Italian chef wrote 22 cookbooks, appeared in TV shows and owned restaurants in 3 countries.

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Celebrity chef and restaurateur Antonio Carluccio has died at the age of 80, his agent has said.

He was known for the Italian restaurant chain that carries his surname and for appearing on TV programmes, including the BBC hit Two Greedy Italians, alongside chef Gennaro Contaldo.

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