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Widely celebrated as Argentina’s top chef, Francis Mallmann has many achievements to his name: author of bestselling book ‘Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way’, he’s served dishes to big-name personalities Madonna and Francis Ford Coppola, and recently subject of the Netflix documentary ‘Chef’s Table’. However, despite his many achievements, Mallmann is a refreshingly simple man. His aura of simplicity is evident in his early decision to move away from haute-French food to fire-driven cuisines, thus placing importance on paying homage to the traditions that he grew up with. Mallman loves and dedicates his life to producing rustic dishes using only the freshest local ingredients, with a simple philosophy that wherever and whenever there’s a fire, you can make a meal.
The minimalist minded cook extends this approach beyond his life’s work to the way he lives, and it shows in his beautiful home in the countryside, outside the village of Garzon, Uruguay – where he has opened up hotel and restaurant El Garzón. With cathedral ceilings, wood and glassed in framework, Mallmann’s main living space is stripped down to the very basic necessities: master bedroom, living room, kitchen and walk-in fireplace as centrepiece. His rustic style, open-minded and minimalist adherence to his culture shines through his lovely home, as shown in the photos below.
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