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Sal Firicano is a chef of a rare breed in Boston. An Italian-born, Italian chef, raised and trained in Sicily. Sal's passion for cooking started at a young age after observing his mother and grandmother craft delicious pastas and sauces by hand. He went to an Italian cooking school at the age of 16, and started work in hotels soon after. Presently, Sal is the Executive Chef of The Varano Group, and has created award-winning menus at Strega Ristorante and Nico in Boston's North End.