Portico by Fabio Viviani is temporarily closed. We will update as reopening details become available. no food or beverage may be taken onto the casino floor.
It’s Time To Treat Yourself
MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO DINE.
“It was the best ribeye we have enjoyed in Central New York. Perfectly cooked to medium-rare, both flavor and tenderness were remarkable. Serve is excellent at Portico! The main dining room is bright, spacious and comfortable.” – Jane Marmaduke, Syracuse Post Standard Dining Out Review
Get the steak and the sizzle at Portico, created by renowned locavore Chef Viviani. He presents old-world Italian cooking mingled with steakhouse-style chops and seafood, using ingredients gathered from local farms. The cuisine is exquisite, and matched only by the warm, elegant ambiance. Whether celebrating a night out, a big win or simply enjoying the finest that the Finger Lakes region has to offer, Portico has your table waiting.
Chef Fabio Viviani grew up in Florence, Italy and began training in restaurants as a teenager. He rose to prominence by appearing on the fifth season of the acclaimed Bravo reality show Top Chef, where he was voted fan-favorite. He returned to the show in 2010 to appear on Top Chef: All Stars and later also starred in the spin-off Life After Top Chef. Viviani has appeared as a recurring guest on television shows, including Good Morning America, The Talk, The Chew, Ellen, Good Day LA and Access Hollywood. The successful restaurateur is also the owner of several well-known restaurants in Los Angeles, San Diego, Michigan and Chicago and will soon be opening a restaurant in Tempe, Arizona. He has authored three successful cookbooks: Café Firenze, New York Times bestseller Fabio’s Italian Kitchen and Fabio’s American Home Kitchen, and has just released his fourth cookbook.
As featured on ROConnoisseur:
ROConnoisseur goes to Del Lago Resort and Casino and talks to Top Chef Contestant and Cutthroat Kitchen Winner Chef Fabio Viviani about his new restaurant, Portico by Fabio Viviani, in the Finger Lakes. #eatdrinkloveroc
As featured on WHAM1180 Food Show:
Pauly Guglielmo’s road trip to del Lago Resort & Casino with New York Kitchen’s Mandy Hagadorn to interview Fabio Viviani. Topics include Pauly’s first public reaction to Guglielmo’s being snubbed on a recent publication’s jarred pasta sauce list, meal prep, and beer & wine tours.