Executive Chef Gino Marchetti has crafted a culinary selection that highlights fresh, seasonal ingredients in delicious and authentic Italian dishes. Book your table today and Buon Appetito!
For over 30 years at Ristorante Boccaccio, our passion for Italian culture inundates the senses as soon as you enter. Reflected in our wine, food, service, and décor, our restaurant is steeped in tradition to create an environment of warmth and familiarity. We are proud to serve our guests fresh, delicious, and authentic Italian cuisine that is prepared by those who share our passions. However, it is about more than food at Ristorante Boccaccio, it is a daily practice of preserving tradition, one we hope will be experienced for generations.
Our versatile dining area is perfectly suited to host your events, small or large. Whether it is an intimate dining experience for two, or a family gathering to celebrate life’s milestones, we take pleasure in ensuring that your experience with us extends beyond dining. For further information and reservations, please call 416-789-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theme Night Dinners at Ristorante Boccaccio
Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia – Presentation on Italo Svevo
Friday, February 22 at 7:30pm
A crossroads of languages, cultures and traditions, Veneto and Friuli–Venezia Giulia regions of Italy offer an endless array of flavours and recipes. Please join us on a journey of culinary bliss while we explore one of the most intriguing literary figures of the late 1800s, Italo Svevo; Italian writer, businessman, novelist and playwright.
Price: $80.00 (includes cultural presentation, dinner, wine, taxes and gratuities)
La Panarda-Abruzzo – Presentation on Gabriele D’Annunzio
Friday, March 22 at 7:30pm
The most interesting Abruzzese culinary tradition is la panarda, a multi-course feast of epic proportions. As we experience the extraordinary hospitality, food and joyful comradery that come together in the landmark tradition of Abruzzo, we’ll discuss flamboyant literary genius, Gabriele D’Annunzio. With a menu that’s regionally inspired, you’ll savour a delicious gourmet dinner, wine and engaging cultural conversation about Abruzzo’s most infamous poet, narcissist, womanizer, media celebrity and revolutionary author.
Price: $80.00 + HST
Under the guidance and mentorship of Executive Chef Gino Marchetti a new format for the reimagined and resurgent Ristorante Boccaccio is now in place. Ristorante Boccaccio embodies a synergy combing youthful exuberance, experience, education and knowledge to bring our authentic, Italian cooking to our guests.
Executive Chef Gino Marchetti was classically trained at Italy’s world-renowned Villa Santa Maria Abruzzo’s culinary school, where he sharpened his world-class culinary skills in restaurants throughout Europe and North America.
Since settling down at the Columbus Centre more than 28 years ago, he has continually updated his menu for Ristorante Boccaccio and Columbus Events Centre to highlight each season’s freshest ingredients. Marchetti also channels his Italian heritage into the restaurant’s popular theme nights, which spotlight a particular Italian region and its cuisine.
Hours of operation:
Private bookings only
901 Lawrence Ave West
Toronto, ON M6A 1C3