Fresco Italian Restaurant Opens at Hilton Hawaiian Village

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort announces the addition of Fresco Italian Restaurant to its lineup of dining options. The restaurant opened in early June in the resort's Rainbow Bazaar, taking over the spot formerly occupied by Sergio's.

Owned and operated by the Blue Lagoon Investment, Inc., Fresco features exquisite Italian fusion cuisine in a contemporary setting. The restaurant overlooks the resort's lagoon and the lush foliage of the Great Lawn.

The menu concept was inspired by several regions in Italy and was created by the award-winning Executive Chef Kentaro Torii. Chef Kentaro infused the flavors of the North, Central and South regions in Italy with the best of Hawaii into his menus, in collaboration with Restaurant Chef Rodhel Ibay.

"Our chefs are firm believers in using the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients," said Brian Hee, chief operating officer for Blue Lagoon Investment, Inc. "Nearly every item on the menu features the best that Hawaii has to offer, whether it's the produce, seafood, seasonings or beef."

Fresco is open daily for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner seating is from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling (808) 941-8868. The restaurant has two private dining rooms which seat 18 to 50 guests.

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