Fettuccine Alfredo is a type of fettuccine or burro fettuccine. Fresh fettuccine mixed with butter, and Parmesan cheese is an Italian pasta dish. The meal was called after Alfredo di Lelio, who served it at his Rome restaurant early to mid-twentieth century. The “ceremony” of cooking it tableside was an essential aspect of the dish.
The dish grew in popularity and finally made its way to the United States, still famous. The recipe has changed over time, and its commercialized version, which includes heavy cream and other components, is now widely available.