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Italian chef crowned MasterChef 2013

Luca Manfè wows cuisine wizards Ramsay, Bastianich and Elliott

12 September, 14:13
Italian chef crowned MasterChef 2013

(ANSA) - Trieste, September 12 - Italian chef Luca Manfè is the winner of Season four of the American competitive reality television series MasterChef.

The 31-year-old from the northern Italian town of Aviano was judged by celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliott.

Manfè, who manages a restaurant in New York, won the title of MasterChef and its 250,000-dollar prize beating out 40 other competitors with an international menu that included foie gras, beef ribs and tri-colored panna cotta composed with basil and tomato marmalade representing the Italian flag.