Born in Germany, he moved to Ticino in 1993. His career began here at the Hotel Giardino in Ascona, before he moved to Lugano in 1999, where he worked as sous-chef alongside head chef René Nagy at Le Relais in Villa Castagnola. In 2001, Frank Oerthle became head chef at the Galleria Arté al Lago restaurant and his first Michelin star arrived in 2009, thanks in part to the work of his young and talented team.
Frank Oerthle, Head Chef of Galleria Arté al Lago restaurant
Nothing is thrown away in my kitchen, not even the stock!