“After 25 years I feel that I am just getting started.” says Davio’s Chef/CEO, Steve DiFillippo. At the age of 24, Steve purchased an established restaurant called Davio’s in Boston’s Back Bay. And this was the first in a succession of popular restaurants changing the concept to a Northern Italian Steakhouse. Steve is a graduate of Boston University and the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. He is very involved in the community, serving on several non-profit boards. Steve is the honorary Chef representing the New England Patriots at the Taste of the NFL’s “Party with a Purpose” event at the SuperBowl.

Steve DiFillippo is a different kind of celebrity chef — famous among the famous more than he is among the general public.

—Kerry Byrne, Food & Sports Writer

In 2008, he was inducted into the Massachusetts Restaurant Hall of Fame. Steve lives in Wenham, MA, with his wife Pamela and their four children. He runs 4–5 miles a day, “so I can wrongfully delude myself that I can eat anything I want,” he says.