chef and author francesco mangano

Francesco Mangano

Francesco Mangano is the chef and owner of Osteria Papavero, open in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, since 2006. Born in Bologna, Italy, Mangano earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Bologna, a culinary degree from Madison College and a master’s degree in Food and Wine Tourism and Promotion of Local Products from the University of Siena and Arezzo in Tuscany. He lives in Madison with his three kids.