Peppe di Schiena – an Italian / Swedish citizen and humanist has a lifelong relationship with the Swedish Hotel and Restaurant industry. He is currently senior Food and Board manager at the Radisson Blu Royal Park hotel in Stockholm. He has been a long time leader, manager and owner in the hospitality industry in Stockholm – which has earned him quite a reputation as a respectable hotel person in Sweden. He's been a teacher at Jarfälla Hotel and Restaurant school as part of an industry mentorship program since 2010.
He has never forgotten his Italian roots and is a member of the “Accademia Italiana della Cucina”
He travels frequently to his old home country and is a truly an ambassador of all Italian products – wine and food and is often considered one of the pioneers of ever popular Italian gastronomy in Scandinavia which started in the late seventies. Signor di Schiena is also a sommelier and an expert of Italian wines.