Celebrity Chefs and Phoenix go hand in hand. Guy Fieri’s “Diners, Drive-in’s and Dives” has visited more than 30 restaurants across the state, many in the Phoenix area. Mora Italian belongs to Scott Conant, a regular on many Food Network programs. And Beau MacMillan of “The Next Iron Chef” is the executive chef at Sanctuary Camelback Resort and Spa. But move over boys, there’s a new girl coming to town.
Giada De Laurentiis will be opening 2 new restaurants in the 11 story Caesars Republic Scottsdale, the brand’s first non-gaming hotel, scheduled to open in 2021 near Scottsdale Fashion Square. The restaurants will be called Luna by Giada and Pronto by Giada. Luna by Giada will be a new concept restaurant featuring Italian fare with a California twist. Pronto by Giada will also serve Italian fare but in a fast, casual environment. These two new additions will be De Laurentiis’s fourth and fifth restaurants. She currently has two in Las Vegas and a third in Baltimore.