Fabiolus Cucina was founded by Fabio Conti in 1992 and has been a destination restaurant for Hollywood locals and people from the surrounding neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Since January 2016, Fabiolus Cucina has been acquired by CB Group with the blessing of Fabio as the best team that can bring an established reputation of quality food and Italian flair to each table.
Read below to find out more about CB Group and how they can introduce you to a style of Italian food that will keep you coming back for more.
Mauro Corbia, is native to the isle of Sardinia, Italy where he comes from a culinary family that prepared simple, traditional dishes using fresh ingredients.
In 1992, Mauro co-founded Mauro's Cafe inside Fred Segal Melrose. Under Mauro's inspired direction, Mauro's Cafe became a world-renowned celebrity magnate. The simplicity of the menu and comfortable, fashionable atmosphere made it loved by loyal customers and celebrities alike. Mauro's Cafe remains a well-loved culinary destination and iconic cultural hotspot that's regularly highlighted in a wide variety of film, television, and media.
Mauro and his team are committed to making Fabiolus the premiere culinary hot spot. Fabiolus will feature simple, inviting menus and a personal touch that ensures an appealing, casual culinary meal. Mauro's hands-on management approach, extensive expertise, and welcoming smile will ensure that his loyal clientele and new visitors will feel at home and receive a warm Italian experience.
Chef Sergio is perhaps best known for the development of the iconic celebrity destination: Mauro’s Cafe inside Fred Segal Melrose. As Co-Owner and Executive Chef of Mauro’s Café, Sergio delighted a wide ranging group of loyal customers from all over the globe. Mauro’s Cafe remains a mecca for fine Italian dining to all of Hollywood’s elite. Sergio Corbia has continued to expand his success internationally, consulting for vibrant restaurants throughout South America and Asia.
Chef Sergio has become successful at crafting warm, family-style environments that highlight the fresh, regional Italian dishes that originally inspired him to go into the culinary arts. Chef Sergio and his brother Mauro continue to raise our dining experience. At Fabiolus the Corbia Brothers will reaffirm Los Angeles as an international destination for incredible food.
Marlon Toledo worked for 21 years at Mauros Café in Fred Segal Melrose. He has developed from kitchen crew member to becoming Executive Chef, running the full kitchen operation and training at Mauro's Cafe. Marlon has spent the last 5 years working for the world renowned Cecconis in West Hollywood, working with Executive Chef Andrea Cavaliere and Executive Chef Alessio Biangini.
As Executive Chef, Marlon will help develop the Fabiolus menu, as well as bring to our guests new and exciting daily specials.
PREVIOUS OWNER / FOUNDER
"I moved to Mexico in my early 20s, where along with my brother, I owned and ran a beachfront establishment for few year before moving to Los Angeles, where starting from scratch, I opened my first restaurant in 1992. My love for good food and wine keep me motivated and my goal is to make every customer happy."
PREVIOUS OWNER / FOUNDER
"I started my career in the service industry in Italy working for several bars and restaurants around Verona, where I also co-owned my own place for over a decade. I love to cook and experiment with new recipes for our restaurant."