Domenico Maggi
Advisor Italian


Domenico Maggi is known as an Ambassador for the Mediterranean Diet, Apulian and Italian Cuisine throughout the world. He was a Culinary Lecturer for 40 years at the Istituto Alberghiero “Perotti” in Bari, Italy. Currently, Domenico is Chef/Owner of Truddhi. He is also Executive Chef and Banquet Manager at Tenuta Visconti. Domenico coordinated and led events for the promotion of Apulian and Italian food in many cities: San Francisco C.I.A.; Napa Valley Flavours of the World, Shanghai; Beijing; Boston; Washington, DC; Melbourne; Hong Kong; Anuga, Cologne; Sial Paris; Moscow; Warsaw; Prague; Barcelona; Madrid; San Paolo; London; Abu Dhabi; Hoi An Vietnam; Houston, Texas. World Trade Center, New York; Abergavenny Food Festival Galles and Fruit Logistics Berlin.

Education, Certifications and Achievements

  • Captain of Pugloa Culinary Team 1985-1996
  • Captain of the Italian Culinary Team from 1997-2000
  • World Cup Luxembourg 1998 – Silver medal
  • IKA World Culinary Olympics Berlin 2000 – Silver medal
  • Hotel Olympia London 2000 - Gold medal
  • Intergasta Stuttgart 1999 - Gold medal
  • Overall winner at Salzburg, Austria 1996
  • Overall winner Internazionali d’Italia, Tuscany, Italy
  • 2016 Team Manager and Advisor for Italian Culinary Team
  • Disciple of Auguste Escoffier
  • Special guest in numerous Italian television programs
  • Judge for Black Box, Albanian television program
  • Co-Author Il Buffet secondo L’Etoile and Tapas L’Etoile

WORLDCHEFS Board, Committee Positions and/or Memberships

  • Worldchefs Academy Italian Advisor
  • Worldchefs Continental Director – Europe South
  • Culinary Competition Committee – Judge’s Licence Subcommittee
  • Worldchefs Hot Kitchen & Culinary Arts Competition Seminar Instructor
  • Worldchefs Certified International Judge - Hot Kitchen & Culinary Arts and Vegan/Plant-Based Cuisine