The Passion for Catering

An experienced and very close team is one of the many added values of La Sosta. Catering, now more than ever, gives its maximum only if to interpret it is a group of people that are enthusiast, expert and aware of the results to be achieved, as well as the type of food to be offered to the public that has every time to face small and large challenges, proposing developments and educating guests to a fusion between traditional and always new tastes.

Le Persone della Sosta dei Cavalieri Pisa: il Sommelier Professionista Franco Sagliocco

Le Persone della Sosta dei Cavalieri Pisa: lo Chef Giovanni Mori

At the helm of the kitchen there is the Chef Giovanni Mori, a character that has been known for decades to Pisa catering and a great connoisseur of our local culinary tradition. Do you remember the Osteria of the Violin? It was conceived and run by Giovanni Mori and Ettore Masi, after that experience they had different experiences until 1991, when they get together and founded the Osteria dei Cavalieri.


In the running and management of La Sosta dei Cavalieri our chef is helped by: Franco SaglioccoFranco Sagliocco, a professional sommelier and tireless storyteller, a careful and profound connoisseur of wines and cuisine, always passionate and dedicated to the explanation and the story for the pleasure and the culture of the people sitting at the tables of his restaurants. It was Giovanni who recruited him to sell his Tavern’s shares to him and to Liano Pratesi, one of the historical chefs of the Tavern, who was with Giovanni also in his previous catering adventures. So from 2006 L'Osteria dei Cavalieri has become a company made of three people: Franco, Liano and Ettore Masi, another historical figure of Pisa’s catering and founder, as already said, of the renowned Pisan restaurant well known for the quality and continuity of its proposals for nearly twenty years it is a certainty for customers who over the years have never been disappointed.

Le Persone della Sosta dei Cavalieri Pisa: il Sommelier Professionista Franco Saglioccoe lo Chef Giovanni Mori


Four years after the 'idea of a new restaurant in the same street of the Tavern, a place with just twenty-five seats, where the intention, is to propose the historical dishes of Tuscan tradition, but concentrating mainly on the proposal of the highest quality fish, and never bred an possibly from our seas, enriching it with tasting dinners, ranging from small local producer to the great wine producer, with a single purpose, to educate customers to a quality of excellence in all its forms. It at this point that Mori decides to get back on the game, of the four shareholders, Ettore and Liano are the runners of The Osteria, and Givanni and Franco have the task to launch the Sosta.

Le Persone della Sosta dei Cavalieri Pisa


The Sosta is not only history: together with the experience and skill of its shareholders, a group of young people, carefully selected, with a great ambition and passion, are a very important part of the restaurant staff. In the kitchen also collaborates Allan Reyes. In the hall with Franco, you will appreciate the kindness and competence of Enrico Olmeo, a boy of Sardinian origin who many years ago moved to Pisa to study engineering, he has always worked in middle-high level restaurants gaining a good knowledge and culture in the world of wine and cheeses. The hall is enriched with the sweetness and smile of Chiara Putrino.

From all of us our best welcome to La Sosta: to the guests who already know us and to those who will come and see us, we will promise our total commitment and our devotion to be able to allow them an experience they will remember for ever.

Le Persone della Sosta dei Cavalieri Pisa

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