Born and bred in the Bronx, Chris Bianco is a second generation
New York Italian. He established a pizzeria in Arizona after taking
the first flight to a city he liked the sound of. Pizzeria Bianco
was born, inside the back corner of a local grocery store, and has
had queues around the block since.
In 2005 Chris opened Pane Bianco, serving foccacia breads and sandwiches, then his Italian Restaurant.
Chris' food meccas have attracted fans from around the world and in 2011 he joined forces with Jamie Oliver to open Union Jacks in the UK. He is a James Beard award-winning chef, has appeared on TV shows as diverse as Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart, and now lives between London and Pheonix.