Massimo Bottura courtesy of Food On The Edge

Watch Massimo Bottura, famed for his three Michelin starred Osteria Francescana in Modena and a food philosophy is credited with driving a revolution in Italian food, speaking at Galway’s Food on the Edge about his leap of faith when opening a soup kitchen in Rio de Janeiro. This philanthropic and cultural project evolved from the momentum created by his Refettorio Ambrosiano soup kitchen in Milan which launched with him and his follow chefs cooking the left over produce from the Milan Expo to feed the poor of the city great food in beautiful surroundings.