About Us.

Creating a place where everyone can enjoy a true break from work or daily responsibilities, while enjoying something different. Che Buono! An Italian cuisine food truck and catering service, where people can experience delicious and authentic Italian food, brought directly to them.

How did the name “Che Buono” come about? That is what her younger’s son Colin says when he likes something mom makes… so from there, the name of the family new business!


It is by growing up with solid, real, loving family values and foundations that Luciana is able to offer real, authentic, delicious Italian food.

Taking simplicity to another level, Luciana is offering food for all ages; from those who wants to re-live good memories, to those who want to make new ones.

Make your dish wish …and we make your wish come true


Luciana Basile-Lewis

Luciana Basile-Lewis is the Chef and co-owner of Che Buono, the first Italian food truck in Sacramento. She began cooking when she was 7 years old, making cakes and pizza with her large family of 8 in Modena, Italy (a city North of Italy, known for Balsamic vinegar and the Ferrari car). She always had a passion for cooking both savory and sweet items, with a particular interest in creating her own recipes.

Luciana is a self-taught chef, with a Master Certification in business and finance. For the last two years, Luciana has continued to refine her culinary skills by creating Italian contemporary savory and sweet dishes. She has also created the Che Buono marinara pasta sauce, available for sale in specialty markets.

Jesse Lewis is the Manager and co-owner of Che Buono. Jesse comes from the power plant industry, managing operations, maintenance and safety compliance. His desire to manage Che Buono with his wife, and also to leave the corporate world, was to offer the invaluable support and much needed help to make the company grow.

Jesse, with an engineering degree, has managed to substantially improve and to keep running Che Buono food truck, along with partnering with his wife and growing the business. He also handles all permits, compliance requirements, event schedule, logistics and anything that Chef Luciana lovenly puts on his plate

Che Buono has since earned 5 stars reviews across Sacramento and the Bay Area. Google rates Che Buono the best Italian food in the Sacramento and Elk Grove area.