A Famed D.C. Chef Brings Italian Fare to The Woodlands

Jan 19, 2019 371

BY: Alaena Hostetter

The Woodlands just welcomed new destination for Italian fare Sorriso Modern Italian Kitchen headed up by a notable Italian-born chef. The new eatery located in the Westin hotel at 2 Waterway Square Place offers “spectacular” views of The Woodlands Waterway and Waterway Square. EDG Design dreamt up the restaurant décor of neutral tones, leather, and wood, complemented by industrial touches of metal and steel that’s all centered around an open kitchen.

Famed former D.C. Chef Enzo Fargione created the menu for Sorriso in his new role as executive chef for the Howard Hughes Corporation, its parent company. Fargione was well-known in D.C. for his Italian fine-dining establishments Barolo, Teatro Goldoni, Elisir and Osteria Elisir, which were heavily covered in the press, even earning him a nod as one ofEsquire’s “Four Chefs to Watch” in the nation in 2008. After shuttering his most recent D.C. restaurant, the chef spent a couple of years in Naples, Florida before relocated to Houston for his current position.

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SOURCE: https://houston.eater.com

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