In this brand new series, restauranteur and entrepreneur Vito Cataffo sets out on an epic quest, staking his personal fortune and his hard won reputation on a deep-set personal belief: that British food is the best in the world *tumbleweeds*. Vito launches a culinary crusade to Italy, the country of his birth, where he aims to find a failing Italian restaurant to rescue and renovate, before transforming it into a shrine to British food. From managing the building project to navigating the murky world of Italian bureaucracy; from training-up local chefs and waiting staff to his exacting standards, Vito is facing the most daunting challenge of his career. In the first episode, he is searching for the perfect location for his new venture, beginning his quest in Emilia Romagna, Italy's 'bread bowl'; before moving on to Tuscany, and the renaissance city of Florence, where a dilapidated building captures his imagination. Also each week Vito meets one of the UK's top food producers, staring in this episode with the Great British classic: Cheddar cheese...