Press Release Chef Massimo Bottura

World-Renowned Chef Massimo Bottura to Make Exclusive Appearance at Byerly’s

For immediate release
June 2, 2009

Contact: Aaron Sorenson, Lund Food Holdings, Inc., 952-915-2694

World-renowned Chef Massimo Bottura will make an exclusive appearance at Byerly’s in St. Louis Park June 13-14.

On Saturday, June 13, he will reveal the endless possibilities of olive oils and balsamic vinegars during a noon to 1 p.m. cooking class. The class will be repeated from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per class, and advance registration is required by calling 952-253-3409 or visiting

On Sunday, June 14, the Modenese chef will make another appearance at Byerly’s St. Louis Park. At this free event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., customers will have an opportunity to meet Chef Bottura, sample some of his cuisine and learn a variety of cooking tips and techniques. Advance registration is not required.

June 13-14

Byerly’s St. Louis Park
3777 Park Center Boulevard
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Massimo Bottura is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative Italian chefs. His restaurant, Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, has received critical acclaim from many food magazines and restaurant guides, including a two-star rating in the Michelin guide. His restaurant ranked No. 13 in Restaurant Magazine’s 2009 “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.”