Andre’s Cucina

In 2009 André opened the doors to ‘Andre’s Cucina & Polenta Bar’ in Adelaide. His popular Northern Italian eatery has gained significant acclaim.

In 2013 the restaurant received recognition as SA’s best Italian restaurant- (The Advertiser Food Awards 2013) and Hottest 50 restaurants 2013- (The Australian).

In 2013 he launched Andre’s Industries, a wholesale food business. Providing a range of food products for local wine bars, cafes and restaurants.

2013 also saw the commencement of a catering division. Andre’s Cucina & Catering Co. operates catering services in the Cooper Basin for large scale mining companies on remote camps to specialty events, weddings, private corporate catering and functions. 2016 sees two new and exciting projects

Chef Bio

Andre' Ursini

Born and raised in Adelaide, Andre’ Ursini was brought up in a household strongly influenced by the Northern Italian cultural heritage. The Master Chef Australia series 1 alumni flourished after being a finalist and wasted no time gaining experience and knowledge to open
his first restaurant.

Big Little Veg & Co is a commercial scale hydroponics company growing unique Italian lettuce, herbs and leafy greens previously unseen in today’s food markets. The fully sustainable hydroponics systems are renewably designed.

The last but most significant project will launch in the last quarter of 2016. South Australia’s first ‘Agriturismo’. An Italian farmhouse in the Adelaide Hills- wedding venue, accommodation and cooking school surrounded in large edible Italian gardens and steeped in culinary

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