"a Santa Lucia" was created by Alberto Cortesi, who has been behind many of the most successful restaurants in Milan since the end of the '60s. His son Fabio is at the helm of the restaurant.
Besides "a Santa Lucia", Alberto Cortesi runs the historical restaurant Trattoria Torre di Pisa a monument to good food in Via Fiori Chiari, in the characteristic Brera district. He is also responsible for the following restaurants: the Charleston in Piazza Liberty, the Cocopazzo in Via Durini, the Quattro Mori in largo Maria Callas, and the Replay in piazzetta Pattari.
In the photo, from the left, Alberto and Fabio Cortesi.