MARIANNA VITALE

Born in 1980. She’s from Napoli, raised at a few steps from Porta Capuana.

In 2004 Marianna graduated summa cum laude in Spanish language and literature with a thesis on the myth of “The Feast with the Statue”. Voted religiously to the cult of food, in May 2009 she has started up Sud Ristorante with Pino Esposito in Quarto Flegreo, in the province of Napoli.

Cooking at your own restaurant is hard work, perseverance, constant bet, and this fact is more true when you choose to start an oasis up in the desert, but with unpredictable speed Sud has become an important fact of gourmet Italian scenario: since 2011 Marianna Vitale and Sud Ristorante score the assignment of many national awards and recognitions.

2009

Sud is born

On May 9th 2009 Mariana Vitale and Pino Esposito start Sud Ristorante, in Quarto Flegreo

2011

Best emerging chef

Marianna gets rewarded as italian best emerging chef by "il Sole 24 Ore"

2012

Michelin Star

Two and a half years after opening, Sud receives the Michelin Guide Star. The first ever for a restaurant in the Phlegraean Fields.

2015

Best Italian Chef

Marianna is awarded as the best italian female chef for guides to restaurants of "L’Espresso" and "Identità Golose" for the year 2015.

2015

"Impepata" dish of the year

Marianna's Impepata is the dish of the year for Il Mattino.

2017

Identità Donna

In 2017 Marianna receives the Identità Donna award by Identità Golose.

2019

angelina

On January 19th Angelina take-away gets started in Bacoli.

2020

Best pasta restaurant

"Gambero Rosso" Guides choose Sud as best italian pasta restaurant.

2020

Michelin 2020 Female Chef

The Michelin Guides award Marianna Vitale as the best female chef 2020 “for the tenacity with which she has built a quality restaurant project outside the tourist circuits of her region”.

2021

angelina pozzuoli

On August 10th a new Angelina shop opens up in Pozzuoli.

SUD | Via Santi Pietro e Paolo 8, Quarto (NA) Tel 081 0202708 / 327 0104725 | Scrivici | P.IVA: 05932261216