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Mauro Sanna

Italian Chef

Prego (Fairmont Singapore)

About Prego

Prego, the byword for gastronomic excellence in authentic Italian cuisine, reopens at Fairmont Singapore. Experience the well-loved tastes of classic Italy amidst the refreshed charm of Prego’s interiors, and a luscious ensemble of new signatures bursting with familiar Italian flavours. 

Be greeted by the alluring aromas of pizza baking in the wood-fired ovens, or the handcrafted Italian pastas made fresh daily. Food connoisseurs can indulge in a decadent selection of appetisers, cold cuts and Italian Cheeses, pizzas and pastas made from the freshest produce and ingredients sourced directly from Italy. Pair these delights with exquisite Italian wines or cocktails meticulously crafted from Prego’s new island bar. Experience the art of cooking and eating, all interweaved seamlessly in the convivial setting of the new Prego. 


Contact Prego

Tel: +65 6431 6156

Email: dining.singapore@fairmont.com


Level 1, Fairmont Singapore
80 Bras Basah Road Singapore, 189560

Operating Hours

Daily: 11:30am  to 10:30pm


Chef Mauro

Italian Chef Mauro Sanna helms the new Prego, bringing with him over 40 years of culinary experience.


Originally from Sardinia, an Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea with over 2,000km of coastline, Chef Mauro grew up in a family that has a great passion for fresh produce and ingredients.


Growing up, he was readily surrounded with seasonal produce obtained from his father’s farm and the freshest seafood from the coast. 

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Chef Mauro was deeply inspired by his mother, whom he shared was very experimental and innovative in her dishes. The fond memories of preparing sumptuous spreads with his mother led to him attending culinary school at 14 years old. He later went on to pursue a culinary career at one of the luxury hotels where his professional chef and lecturer worked. Prior to joining Prego at Fairmont Singapore, Chef Mauro led the team at Cucina in JW Marriott, Dubai for close to two years.

Chef Mauro believes that one should always take pleasure in food, a philosophy that he has held to since young. He takes reference from the movement ‘Città Slow’ in Italy, also known as Slow Cities, which places emphasis on the concept of good living and how a place should be pleasant to live, work and spend leisure time in. Akin to how quality ingredients need to seamlessly come together to make a good plate of pasta and pizza, Chef Mauro aspires for Prego to have all elements that makes it a pleasant Italian restaurant to spend leisure time with loved ones and friends.

A firm believer in bringing out excellence through his food and with an unwavering approach to fresh produce, Chef Mauro hopes to bring his heartfelt culinary passion through timeless Italian classics to Prego diners. His handcrafted pasta made daily embodies this passion, along with the time-tested, traditional culinary methods and techniques used in making the authentic and decadent spread at Prego. 

Watch Featured Episode

Chef Kurt Sombero of Meatsmith Little India comes barbecue Lamb Ribs, with a unique Indian twist. The lamb ribs are first marinated for 36 hours, smoked for 8 hours and then grilled with a berry glaze. Spices are also used to give the ribs a distinct kick.

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Lamb Me Your Recipe:

Mediterranean Spiced Lamb

A spice lamb pizza that simultaneously redefines a pizza and pays homage to the sheep breeding that populates Sardinia - where Chef Mauro is originally from.

Other Featured Lambassadors

Lamb Me Your Recipe:
Paul Foster 

The launch of a four-episode cooking show that features Paul Foster getting into the kitchen with mom, Joyce Foster, as they put a fresh spin on family classics.

Lamb Me Your Recipe:
Super Loco & Cheek Bistro 

Join Paul Foster as he digs into two very culturally distinct lamb dishes made by two of the best chefs in Singapore.