In 1992, he was sent to Tokyo as executive chef to start up the new Giorgio Pinchiorri ’s restaurant in Japan-the first Italian high level restaurant in Asia.
Italo Bassi takes the lead in the kitchen of the Enoteca Pinchiorri, at less than 24 years he is the youngest Chef in the world to guide the kitchen of a 3 Michelin Star restaurant
He is awarded for his work by the Italian Academy of Cuisine
In 2003 he managed to regain the coveted third Michelin Star lost a few years earlier, bringing the Enoteca Pinchiorri back to the top of Italian and world cuisine and thus rewarding the trust placed in him by the two owners Giorgio Pinchiorri and Annie Feolde.
In 2015 Italo Bassi leaves Enoteca Pinchiorri to launch a new great cuisine project.
In 2016 he opened the Confusion Porto Cervo Boutique Restaurant, expanding the project started in Verona.
He is awarded for the first time by the city of Asti with the Golden truffle award
In Nuoro, he received the Gold B'NU Prize for his cuisine
In Moscow, he is awarded as Peace Ambassador by the UN for its charity activity for children in Armenia and Russia
In 2019 the Confusion Porto Cervo became the first restaurant on the Costa Smeralda to be awarded a Michelin Star.
The coveted recognition of the Michelin Star has been confirmed at the Confusion Porto Cervo also for 2020.
Thanks to the Chef's passion and hard work, the Michelin Star is reconfirmed at Confusion Boutique Restaurant for the third consecutive year.