Berton was born in Friuli Venezia Giulia in 1970. His adventure started in Milano in Gualtiero Marchesi’s cuisine in Via Bonvesin de la Riva, where he stayed for eight years. His trainings continued in the best restaurants in the world: Mossiman’s in London, Enoteca Pinchiorri in Florence and at Louis XV di Montecarlo under Alain Ducasse, where he stayed for four years.
From 1997 to 2001 he worked as Chef at the Taverna di Colloredo di Monte Albano,
gaining his first Michelin star. After this important achievement, he went back to Marchesi
as Executive Chef. In 2005 he started his collaboration with the restaurant Trussardi alla
Scala where he won several awards, obtaining the first Michelin star in 2008 and the
second one in 2009, Tre Forchette Award from Gambero Rosso in 2010 and Tre Cappelli
Award in Espresso guide in 2011. In 2012 he started with consulting in positioning, ideation and the development of new high quality dining projects. With a group of partners
he opened in 2012 Pisacco Restaurant and Bar and in 2013 DRY Milano Cocktail&Pizza.
He goes back to his cuisine with the opening of Ristorante Berton where he presents
“modern dishes”, giving value to common ingredients and revealing some unknown ones.
Opened in December 2013, the restaurant that brings the Chef’s name is characterized for a cuisine where tastes are always recognizable.
Demonstrating the Chef’s big dedication and professionality, in November 2014, the first Michelin star arrived, less than one year after the opening. In March 2015 Berton was nominated EXPO Ambassador and in 2016 he gained 18 points out of 20 on the Espresso Guide, Tre Forchette Award on Gambero Rosso. In October 2016 the Chef was awarded with Tre Cappelli from Espresso’s Guide Ristoranti d’Italia and also “Il Risotto dell’Anno” Riso Scotti’s Award. In August 2016 Andrea Berton started a collaboration with Il Sereno, a luxury resort on Lake Como, with his restaurant “Berton Al Lago”, which gained a Michelin star in November 2017.
In April 2017, with the partners with whom he started the successful DRY Milano Cocktail & Pizza, the Chef opened the new DRY Milano, in Viale Vittorio Veneto 28 in Milan. At the same time, he signed an exclusive breakfast for Hotels linked to MGallery by Sofitel.
In June 2017 Berton signed a partnership with the restaurant Palazzo Gourmet Lounge by the new “Exclusive Collection” Club Med in Cefalù, Sicily. In October 2018 the Chef received the Pommery Award “dish of the year” from Guida Ristoranti d’Italia 2019 by Espresso for his unique Lasagna with pigeon and he won Quattro Cappelli also from Espresso Guide