Born in the Marche, he has always been passionate about cooking, and after getting a qualification in the hospitality business, he began gaining experience in prestigious establishments such as Le Jardin (2 Michelin stars) and Il Trigabolo (2 Michelin stars).
In 1990, together with his brothers Massimo and Giuseppe, he founded Il Convivio, which has been a point of reference for quality catering in Rome for over 20 years, and which has gained many awards in food and wine guides, including a Michelin star since 1993, Star Diamod Haward since 2000, and The Wine Spectator 2 glass since 2001.
In 2005, he opened Acquolina Hostaria, a fish restaurant that gained its first Michelin Star in 2008.
He teaches in renowned higher education institutions including: “Professione Cuoco” of the Gambero Rosso school; the master for students of the American university C.I.A. at the ALMA School in Colorno (PR); and courses for the “A tavola con lo Chef” School. In addition to teaching cookery courses, he is also Director of Studies for the vocational culinary school Coquis.
He has been on several television programmes including: Eat Parade, Gusto, Cominciamo bene, Linea verde, Uno Mattina, Costume e Società, Gambero Rosso Channel, Alice, and Sereno Variabile.
With 3F Retail he has developed and compiled all the dishes of the Assaggia Italia project, of which he is also a partner, and he has created the Convivio Troiani travel project.