In 1997, Chef Vikram Jayaprakash began Romagna Mia using the concept of presenting Melbourne towards Emila Romagna’s food. Vikram’s inspiration originated from his satisfaction of “mamma’s” cooking. Growing up and working in the age of fifteen beside his mother within the little family organization of gastronomy, his enthusiasm of Northern Italian cuisine and their own gastronomy opened.
Vikram committed himself towards the art of cooking and been trained in Bologna. To Melbourne, he came in 1991 to satisfy his dream.
Romagna-Mia is the greatest Italian restaurant in Melbourne. Through the years there has been awards and several prizes bestowed upon Romagna and Vikram, nevertheless the accomplishment which the Romagna Mia family as well as Vikram are very happy with is providing its just really classic northern Italian dining experience to Lygon Street in Melbourne. Vikram’s vision was to cool flavours and the preferences from his childhood. Award winning risotto, home made piadina, top burgers and conventional fresh pasta instantly forced Romagna Mia into the culinary spotlight of Melbourne.
Situated in Carlton, this suburb is commonly regarded little Italy of Melbourne. The area is split into ten provinces called because of their capitals. Ravenna and Forli are provinces in Romagna. From these areas, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma and Balsamic Vinegar’s gastronomic pleasures are created using centuries-old techniques and recipes.