Critically acclaimed (Gourmet Magazine, LA Times, Zagat’s, Daily Breeze, Easy Reader,…) Chef and protégé of Wolfgang Puck and Marcella Hazan, owner Joe Venezia and his wife, Carla, operate this authentic upscale Italian restaurant on the beach Promenade in downtown Hermosa Beach.
Handmade pastas, fresh seafood, prime meats & fowl innovatively prepared by renowned Chef/Owner Joe Venezia, who's been turning out top-notch cuisine in the U.S., France and Italy for over 20 years. C.I.A. graduate & former Executive Chef Bel Air Hotel (L.A.), i. Cugini (Santa Monica), Mansion on Turtle Creek (Dallas), Joe studied in Italy under the auspices of Italian Chef Marcella Hazan and has worked with the likes of chefs Wolfgang Puck and Dean Fearing, among others.
Voted "Best in the City" ZAGAT'S Restaurant Guide, three stars *** by Gourmet Magazine, "South Bay's Best Italian Restaurant" Easy Reader and three stars *** by Southern California Restaurant Writer's Association.
Full bar, comprehensive wine list. Outdoor patio seating. Open for dinner 7 days; private luncheons, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, weddings, receptions, banquets, outside catering.
Parking - metered parking in lot directly behind restaurant.
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