Paradies Lagardère, a leader in the travel retail and restaurateur industry in North America, and the Wayne County Airport Authority, operator of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, announced that Air Margaritaville, Detroit Street Café featuring Zingerman’s Coffee, and Atwater Brewery are open and ready to serve hungry – and thirsty – travelers at the airport.
Russo’s New York Pizzeria, a chef-driven New York-style, Italian restaurant and pizzeria franchise concept, announces its latest franchise opportunity—an authentic Italian microbrewery. Conceptualized by Chef Anthony Russo, Russo’s New York Italia Pizza Kitchen & Brewery will open the doors to its first location in 2019.
Local grocer Quality Food Centers and Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, the Northwest's first certified authentic Neapolitan pizzeria, announced a partnership today to open an in-store restaurant managed and operated by Tutta Bella.
Multi-James Beard Award-winning Chef-Partner Tony Mantuano and Cubs Manager Joe Maddon announced that “Maddon’s Post,” a modern, all-day Italian and Polish-inspired restaurant, opened Tuesday, May 14 at 4:30 p.
Tony Mantuano has become a household name in Chicago. Recognized as the celebrated chef-owner of Spiaggia, the critically acclaimed Italian restaurant celebrating 35 years on Michigan Avenue. The restaurant has been nominated for Outstanding Restaurant in America five times by the James Beard Foundation and holds one Michelin Star, with guide inspectors noting, “History isn't just on offer, it's celebrated here.
Opening May, the Mozzarella Store, Pizza & Caffè (822 N. Michigan), is a restaurant and specialty retail shop in the heart of Chicago steps from Michigan Avenue. Unique to the U.S., the Mozzarella Store offers fresh-made-daily “Fior di Latte” mozzarella and burrata, along with fresh and aged Italian cheeses made from local organic milk, created the traditional Italian way.
Roosevelt Collection, the mixed-use lifestyle center in Chicago’s South Loop, announced the official grand re-opening and new exhibits at the U.S. Pizza Museum. Open on Fridays from 1-8 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.
Renowned family-owned Italian salumi purveyor Fratelli Beretta introduced Prosciutto di Carpegna DOP to the Los Angeles market for the first time in brand history. Following its New York launch in late 2018, Prosciutto di Carpegna is now featured on menus at prominent Los Angeles restaurants as well as available for purchase in limited quantities at Eataly Los Angeles and select Gelson’s Market locations.
With a century-old recipe and authentic, Neapolitan cooking method, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele opens its first U.S. location in the heart of Hollywood this Thursday, May 9, 2019. The concept originates from the famed Naples pizzeria, which first had its Hollywood moment with notable inclusion in Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir “Eat Pray Love,” followed by Julia Robert’s film adaption in 2010.
Since opening more than 22 years ago just outside the gates of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Rotolo’s Pizzeria has grown from a college bar and pizza joint to an established brand across four southern states.
Of all the challenges faced by operators, interviewing and hiring new employees is one of the biggest headaches. In 2017, TDn2K’s People Report showed voluntary turnover across the restaurant industry had reached 70 percent—a 10-year high—and Italian brands have been no exception.
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar will host its next exceptional taste and learn on Friday, April 26 at 5 p.m. This popular monthly gathering offers award-winning, high-quality Italian wines and authentic wine education, along with expertly paired, delicious Italian accompaniments prepared by Executive Chef Francesco DiCaudo.
Chef Chris Cosentino, winner of Top Chef Masters and co-owner of San Francisco’s Cockscomb, Jackrabbit in Portland, Oregon, and Acacia House in the Napa Valley, is opening his first restaurant in Houston—and arguably, his most personal—in September 2019 with his business partner Oliver Wharton.
Patrons of any restaurant, whether it’s pizza, fast casual, or fine-dining, expect a few things in exchange for their loyalty and their dollars. First, tasty food. Second, attentive service. Third, WiFi.
A native of Venice, Italy, Dario Monni and Chicago-born wife Jill Gray are announcing plans to open Tortello, a classic family-owned pastificio (fresh pasta shop) and casual dining experience, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood this summer.