Craving Italian? Bacco Ristorante, located in Southfield, Michigan, utilizes fresh-grown ingredients to create delicious Italian dishes in an inviting atmosphere. Perfect for lunch, dinner, or patio dining, Chef Luciano Del Signore places high importance on locally grown produce at the peak of its season. With a philosophy like that, every meal is sure to be delicious and fresh. Dedicated to customer service and high-quality food, Bacco Ristorante is sure to provide the ultimate experience in Italian dining.
I was able to speak with Chef Luciano Del Signore to learn more about how he uses fresh grown ingredients in his menu.
JL: What types of foods do you grow in your garden?
CS: Heirloom tomatoes, herbs, zucchini plants for flowers.
JL: Are there any seasonal items that you are growing/using right now?
CS: Fresh herbs – wild Italian oregano, basil, thyme, mint.
JL: How do the seasons influence your menu choices?
CS: We always use seasonal local ingredients in our menu. It’s the only way!!
JL: Which fresh-grown ingredients inspire you most?
CS: Heirloom tomatoes, nothing better than a vine ripened tomato!!!
JL: What atmosphere do you aim to create in your restaurant?
CS: European level of service, food and hospitality.
JL: Any particular favorite menu items?
CS: Roasted Mediterranean Branzino with heirloom tomato salad.