Locations nationwide, including at The Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Toronto. Scarpetta, which literally means “little shoe” actually refers to the time-honored Italian tradition of “mopping up the plate” with chunks of bread because the sauce is so delicious, is a Fred Bollaci Enterprises Preferred Destination for excellent, inspirational Italian dining. At Scarpetta, you will definitely want to savor every morsel of the luscious cuisine.
Celebrated Chef Scott Conant and his Scarpetta restaurants across North America have received extensive critical acclaim, including being named in Travel + Leisure, May 2009: “50 Best New U.S. Restaurants,” Scarpetta & Scarpetta Miami Beach, The New York Times, December 2008: “Ten Best New Restaurants,” Scarpetta, Esquire, November 2008: “Best New Restaurants in America,” Scarpetta, The New York Times, July 2008: Three-star review, Scarpetta, among others.
Chef Conant has received the coveted James Beard Award Nomination, 2009: Best New Restaurant, Scarpetta (New York), the James Beard Award, 2003: Best New Restaurant, L’Impero, James Beard Award, 2003: Outstanding Restaurant Design, L’Impero, James Beard Award Nomination, 2005: Best Chef New York, and has made numerous television appearances, including on Food Network’s 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, host
Food Network’s Chopped, Bravo’s Top Chef, various seasons, and Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, among others.
He has authored three cookbooks: The Scarpetta Cookbook, 2013 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Bold Italian, 2008 (Broadway Books), and New Italian, 2005 (Broadway Books).
The menu at Scarpetta features Conant’s own brand of exquisitely fresh, flavorful, light Italian cuisine, including pastas (his spaghetti is legendary), as is the Polenta with wild mushroom ragu. Scarpetta offers many light, “Crudo” or raw fish, sashimi-style preparations with Italian accents. Entrees include a wide array of seafood and meat dishes.
Scarpetta is a must for any food connoisseur–please be sure to tell Scott Conant and the folks at Scarpetta that Fred Bollaci sent you!
355 W 14th Street
New York, NY 10014