Cuisine: Italian

Location: Los Angeles, CA 





At Drago Centro, located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, Chef Celestino Drago is giving his classic Italian techniques a contemporary flair. The lunch and dinner menus at Drago Centro feature a wide range of options, from hand-cranked pastas, savory steaks and elegant desserts sure to end the meal on a sweet note.

Chef Celestino Drago

Chef Celestino Drago has played an integral role in the ever-evolving dining scene in Los Angeles for over three decades. Born and raised in Sicily, Celestino has become one of the world’s most lauded Italian chefs, with honors ranging from being named “Best New Chef” in Food & Wine Magazine early in his career, to being invited to cook as a guest chef at the historic James Beard House in New York on multiple occasions, being named Food Fare Los Angeles’s “Chef of the Year,”, and most recently Celestino’s highest honor, being knighted as “Caveliere Celestino” by the Italian government for his dedication and exemplary contributions to the preservation and advancement of Italian culture and traditions in the United States.