Our staff

The people at Pier 52 boast a passion for the restaurant business and years of experience, offering guests a warm and professional welcome. Our staff is ready to astonish you with sophisticated dishes prepared with top-quality ingredients that are carefully selected every day. And we’ll pamper you with attentive but discreet service to give you an unforgettable culinary and “couturier” experience.

Maître Edi Beqja

Years of experience in fine dining, a love for cooking, outstanding expertise, the careful selection of ingredients and wines, and the conviction that food must always be the top star of any restaurant that cares about what it does make Edi Beqja the perfect guide to accompany you as you discover Pier 52 and its wonderful cuisine.

Chef Liborio Genovese

Liborio Genovese was born in Sicily and grew up in Puglia. He collaborated with some of the greatest names in Italian cuisine, from Gianfranco Vissani to Sergio Mei. He collected experiences at some famous restaurants in Sicily and Puglia and then he moved to Milan. His cuisine is characterized by a strong bond with the Sicilian tradition, revisited with creativity and intuition and in line with the new trends.

Michele Nigro

After twenty years of experience at some of Milan’s most famous restaurants, Michele Nigro brought his expertise to Pier 52 when he decided to embark on this adventure with his friend and business partner Edi Beqja, as the two share the same experience, passion and restaurant philosophy.