Vito DiSalvo has a very rich and interesting background in the culinary industry. Originally from Pittsburgh, he moved to Florida in 1997 to attend FIU in order to get his bachelors degree in hospitality. After graduating Vito moved to Italy where he worked in one of the best restaurants in the world that held a three-star Michilin rating. Three years later Vito moved back to Pittsburgh where he created and starred in his very own cooking show ìLa Dolce Vitaî. He then met his wife and they moved to North Carolina where Vito opened Stromboliís Express until he sold it to move back to Florida.Back in Florida, Vito worked in the highly respected Park Central CafÈ until finally branching out on his own and opening Vivace Gourmet Pizza & Pasta in December of 2015. The restaurant is known for their delicious, authentic Italian cuisine as well as their one-of-a-kind, gourmet pizzas. Everything at Vivace is created from scratch using the freshest and finest ingredients. Billy Dublin, the restaurantís Executive Chef, is a mastermind in the kitchen and continuously produces some of the most beautiful and flavorful dishes in Florida.A favorite appetizer to start your meal with is the Polenta Fries that are served with Parmesan truffle aioli. When it comes to the main course, one of customersí favorite dishes is the Chicken Romano that is egg battered with Romano cheese, lemon, white wine, and butter served with fresh pasta. Of course, Vivaceís gourmet pizzas are extremely popular as well. One of the best sellers is the Tartufo pizza that is a white pie made with black truffles, whipped ricotta, fresh mozzarella, and truffle oil. You canít go wrong with any item off the menu since theyíre all handcrafted to perfection. If you have room, make sure to try one of Vivaceís homemade desserts. They make delicious Tiramisu, Gelato, and most popular, a Dessert Calzone stuffed with Nutella and mascarpone cheese. In addition to the great cuisine, Vivace Gourmet Pizza & Pasta also serves beer and wine to compliment any meal. They feature wines from all around the world and carry craft, domestic, and imported beers.The atmosphere at Vivace is warm and welcoming with a friendly and hard working staff. Vivace even has a private room at the restaurant that is great for hosting private parties and events. If you donít have time to dine-in at the restaurant, they also offer takeout, catering, and delivery services. The restaurant is open seven days a week, Monday through Friday for both lunch and dinner and Saturday and Sunday for dinner service only. Every Sunday they also hold karaoke from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The next time youíre in the area make sure to stop by Vivace Gourmet Pizza & Pasta for a meal and experience you wonít forget!
9763 W Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324