During the years at Catering Institute of Roccaraso, meets Niko Romito; he works with him for seven years at the Reale, the first years of his career, the fundamental ones. Then he moves to Ischia and works with Nino Di Costanzo, who teaches him how to be meticulous, precise and organized. At the end of the season, he begins his experience at Gennaro Esposito’s Torre del Saracino, an expression of pragmatism, of concreteness and candor, both in life and in tastes he instills in his dishe. Then at restaurant Da Caino, with Valeria Piccini, who passes down to him the values of group and family under a professional point of view. The idea of starting up a restaurant on his own was there since a long time; it takes shapes and becomes reality in 2011, novembre. He launches, so, Osteria Arbustico in Valva, in his home town, with his brother Tomas and his family.