First look at Parma Italian Roots, opening Sept. 21 in Scottsdale

Sep 19, 2018 692

At just 27 years old, Chris Gentile has already won recognition for being the youngest executive chef in downtown San Diego. He opened Double Standard Kitchenette when he was 24 and has since earned praise for serving inventive Italian-inspired cuisine including fresh pastas, wood-fired pizzas and creative small plates. 

Gentile is about to turn 28, and to celebrate, he's giving himself the ultimate gift — a second restaurant. Gentile's Parma Italian Roots will open its doors in Scottsdale on Friday, Sept. 21, just five days before his next birthday. Like Double Standard, Gentile's sophomore effort will serve Italian cuisine, this time focused on quality ingredients and simple preparations. 

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