2023 Author: Cody Thornton | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-24 11:20
Mourning in the restaurant world: it is Arnaldo Bucci died, historical owner of the Hotel Roma restaurant in Amatrice. The Magician of the Amatriciana, this is his nickname, he died at the age of 87.
Arnaldo Bucci was one of the historical figures of Amatrice, a city institution. After 2016 earthquake that had devastated the area and destroyed the restaurant, Bucci had restarted business in the Taste of San Cipriano area, set up a short distance away, together with his wife Maria and their children Alessio and Simona. Here Bucci and his family had decided to restart, carrying on the family tradition.
Before the earthquake, the restaurant was very popular, so much so that, even booking early, you were never sure you would be able to taste its famous Amatriciana. Over time, many well-known names had passed through his restaurant. In addition, many celebrities and famous people had used his catering business, especially in the parts of Rome and L'Aquila. Among them we remember Pope John Paul II, Silvio Berlusconi and Romano Prodi.
His restaurant was a point of reference for all those who passed by, his Amatriciana and his Gricia they were legendary. As for the funeral, they will take place on Thursday 10 September at 3.30 pm, again in Amatrice.