Growing up one of 5 children in a tight-knit New Jersey family, Chef John relished the chance to work in the kitchen with his European grandmother, and it was from her that he developed his deep affection for Italian cuisine.
He cites his opportunity to work alongside Master Chef Giuseppe Formica at Hotel Giardino, in, Pesaro, Italy, as having a profound influence on his culinary philosophy.
Here at his popular upscale restaurant on Italy’s Adriatic coast, Chef John learned the delicate art of making pastas, breads and pastries a mano, and gained a finer appreciation for the importance of freshness, quality and simplicity in Italian Cuisine.
Chef John’s love of food is enhanced by his engaging personality and his love for people. Dine at Café Murano and discover a friendly welcoming atmosphere, an amazing meal and a longing to return.
With Passion for culinary creativity, and a love for the shared laughter of family and friends at the dining table, Executive Chef John Andrich realizes a lifelong dream as co-owner of his first restaurant, the new Cafe Murano in Altamonte Springs.
Eminently talented, Chef John draws on more than 30 years of experience in all areas of the culinary arts to create his signature “Inspired Italian Cuisine” on the menu at Cafe Murano. He has long been regarded as the best Italian Chef in Florida’s Seminole County, having spent the last 10 years as executive chef at a highly acclaimed Florida restaurant.
At Cafe Murano, his devoted clientele are assured the same commitment to quality and excellence with Chef John personally overseeing every aspect of the dining experience from kitchen to table experience.