Isabella Potì

Isabella Potì, born in Rome on December 26, 1995, is a renowned Italian chef. Engaged to Floriano Pellegrino, they co-founded Bros', a Michelin-starred restaurant in Lecce, Salento, and established the Pellegrino Brothers holding in 2018. The holding oversees Bros' and Roots restaurant in Scorrano while promoting the talents of Isabella Potì and Floriano Pellegrino. Isabella Potì is also the President of Bros Rugby Club, making her Italy's youngest rugby team president.

From a young age, Isabella Potì displayed a deep passion for cooking and dreamed of studying at prestigious culinary schools. After attending Lecce's hotel school, her career began alongside her mentor Claude Bosi in London. She further honed her skills in Spain with Paco Torreblanca and Berasategui, in Copenhagen at Geranium, and in Menton at Mirazur.

In 2016, she earned the Emerging South Chef Award, followed by Forbes' inclusion in the 30 Under 30 Art category in 2017. She ventured into television, appearing as a guest judge on Masterchef and joining the cast of 'Gustibus' on LA7.

In November 2018, she became a judge on the Rai2 program 'Il ristorante degli Chef' alongside chefs Andrea Berton and Philippe Lèveillè.

In 2019, Isabella Potì received the Terra Moretti Fattore Donna Award and became the face of Cornetto Algida's 60th-anniversary campaign, creating her gourmet version and a Limited Edition ice cream. She appeared on 'Quelli che il calcio' and featured in interviews for magazines like Vogue Spain, L’Officiel, Smoda El País, Marie Claire, Vanity Fair.

In 2020, she collaborated with Carte D'Or, designing three ice cream recipes, and released her first book, 'Millennial Cooking.'

In January 2021, she launched Sista, her dark pastry kitchen, and received an innovation award in May. As a Nike Ambassador, she partnered with brands like Maserati, Golden Point, Atelier Emè, Lozza, Amazon, Oysho, and Peroni.