How does Ambrogio Maestri, the world's busiest Falstaff, maintain those career-defining curves?
As with any job, it's all about how much you put in.
Food is in Maestri's blood - he worked in the family restaurant until his late 20s and his discovery by the perspicacious Riccardo Muti.
The big baritone has never lost his love of tucking in, and now uses his operatic down-time to share his authentic Italian recipes with a hungry world.
Risotto above. More cooking lessons on Maestri's YouTube channel.