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Toronto restaurant hailed by Gambero Rosso

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Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has been named "Best Opening of the Year" and recognized with "Tre Forchette" by international restaurant guide Gambero Rosso. Photo courtesy CNW Group/Don Alfonso

Toronto – Italian restaurant Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has received acclaim as “Opening of the Year” and Tre Forchette (3 Forks) the highest rating available in Gambero Rosso’s Top Italian Restaurants 2019 guide.

Gambero Rosso, a leading dining guide of Europe, features only 500 international locations offering “above all true Italian flavour.”

“It is a significant honour for a Toronto restaurant to be selected among an international roster of restaurants and a testament to the calibre of restaurants in the city,” the Liberty Entertainment Group, partner of the restaurant, said in a news release. “This international honour will draw significant attention to Toronto’s dining vibrant scene.”

Created in partnership with Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the first North American location of world-renowned Michelin Star chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. It is located in the historic Consumer’s Gas Building of 1852 on Toronto Street in downtown Toronto.

Showcasing the cuisine of Chef Ernesto Iaccarino and the fresh flavours of the Amalfi coast, Don Alfonso 1890 is an internationally recognized award-winning concept with locations in Sant’Agata, Amalfi Coast, Italy; Levello, Basilicata, Italy; Helena Bay, New Zealand; Macau, China, and now Toronto, the release said. Its cuisine is characterized by its modernity, Mediterranean flare and the exceptional quality of the raw materials used.


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