However, the desire to leave his mark with his cuisine is strong and the time soon arrives to create a different place that breaks away from the Milanese and Italian restaurant schemes and fully reflects his restaurant philosophy. Thus, in 2009 Ratanà opened, one of the first contemporary taverns in Italy.
Here he interprets the Lombard gastronomic tradition by revisiting it and proposing it in a modern key through seemingly simple preparations, with innovative cooking techniques and great research into raw materials. Cesare’s cooking philosophy is clearly expressed in his Cuisine Decalogue – “Sustainability beyond all rhetoric”.
A modern kitchen therefore but deeply linked to memory, because the kitchen is made of memories, places, sensations that evoke moments, childhood, home.