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Scott Harris Hospitality Thursday announced the opening of not one, but two new concepts to ring in the new year.
The opening of Zade’s Lounge in Naperville, IL, and Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery in Forest Park, IL arrive after the restaurant group announced its rebrand from Francesca’s Restaurant Group to Scott Harris Hospitality last month.
Zade’s Lounge is a gastropub and cocktail lounge, at 22 East Chicago Ave, offering a “sophisticated twist and old-fashioned flair.” From menus titled “Lolli-Pie-Loo-Za’s” (pizzas) and “Groupies” (shared plates) to cocktails named “We Built This Suburb on Rock and Roll” and “Death Metal in the Daytime,” Zade’s Lounge rounds out its offerings with retro arcade games, such as Pac-Man and live band karaoke nights exclusively on Sundays.
“Naperville has been a loyal community to the Scott Harris Hospitality team and we are thrilled to bring Zade’s Lounge and provide another great spot to enjoy,” Scott Harris, Founder of Scott Harris Hospitality, said in a press release. “Zade’s Lounge is unlike anything we have developed and will be the go-to place to let loose with friends and family while enjoying a nice cocktail and digging into delicious dishes from our robust menu.”
Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery, at 7407 Madison St., in the former space of Francesca’s Fiore, offers wood-fired pizza and made in-house pasta. The handwritten menu is refreshed frequently with new choices of antipasti, pizza, and pasta featuring seasonal ingredients. For guests with a sweet tooth, Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery offers a menu of Italian desserts that include an assortment of gelato and sorbetto, tiramisu, and affogato.
Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery is overseen by Corporate Pastry Chef Leslie Tellez who creates and develops the restaurant’s homemade pasta that is distributed to all Francesca’s restaurants under the Scott Harris Hospitality umbrella.
“Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery speaks to the heart of our chef-driven, freshly made dishes and was created with the pizza and pasta connoisseurs in mind,” Harris said. “Each visit invites our guests to indulge in new creations and expand their taste buds from our ever-changing menus developed from our amazing team of chefs.”
Scott Harris Hospitality includes more than 25 chef-driven restaurants led by award-winning chef and legendary Chicago restaurateur Scott Harris that has set the bar for dining across Chicagoland for over 30 years. With a roster of rockstar chefs, including Jonathan Beatty, Jaysen Euler, Dudley Nieto, and Guillermo Tellez, the hospitality group maintains its fresh food and warm atmosphere that keeps guests coming back.
Today, Scott Harris Hospitality concepts include Francesca’s Restaurants, Davanti Enoteca, Fat Rosie’s Taco and Tequila Bar, Vasili’s, Disotto, Joe’s Imports, Fiore Pizzeria & Bakery, and Zade’s Lounge.