The Man Behind the Menu of Florentina's Ristorante Italiano
Dining in Branson is a great way to enjoy your vacation experience especially if you dine at Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano as the menu in this restaurant is prepared by the award winning chef Ron Kalenuik. The delicious recipes that you can taste in this Italian restaurant in Branson is created in a traditional way of old world Italy. Known as Chef K, Chef Ron Kalenuik has written 18 cookbooks, award-winning restaurateur, and hosted a number of television shows. At Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano, you’ll enjoy homemade sauces, authentic brick oven pizzas, and signature creations made fresh daily which are all perfectly created in an inviting atmosphere.
If you enjoy eating the Italian traditions of delicious food, friendship and hospitality, invite your friends and family to dine in this great dining spot in Branson. Share a sumptuous meal with them by ordering one of Florentina’s family platters perfectly created by the restaurant’s chef Ron Kalenuik. Dining in Branson in family style is like dining uniquely Italian style with glasses raised, and dishes passing from hand to hand and enjoyed with warm smiles and welcoming arms. In this Italian restaurant, you’ll share not only your meal, but some laughter and loads of conversations as the place transforms into Grandma Maria’s kitchen or perhaps Uncle Antonio’s dinner table where everyone enjoys a great time.
Locals and visitors alike in Branson who are looking for a taste of Italian cuisine do not have to go further than Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano. If you crave for desserts, try one of Florentina’s Italian specialties such as Tiramisu, Spumoni Ice Cream or even Crème Brulee. You’ll enjoy even better if you try their cakes made by Dino’s Karrot Cake Company. Dino is an award-winning pianist who owns a nationally known bakery. Many of Dino’s customers are celebrities like Denzel Washington and Billy Graham.
Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano is one of several restaurants run by Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex. IMAX also operates McFarlain’s Family Restaurant inside the complex, as well as two Montana Mike’s Steakhouses in Branson. Tom Forster is the Director for Marketing & Sales at Branson’s IMAX. The Italian-themed location in Branson is the newest restaurant in the area. “Our latest concept is Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano, now in it’s third year,” Forester said.
The food served at Florentina’s Ristorante is always prepared with fresh ingredients, from garlic, olive oil, and tomatoes, to wine. Forster says, “It is not just about the ingredients, but the quality of the ingredients that are used.” Guests will not only enjoy homemade sauces and signature creations made fresh daily, but also the authentic brick oven pizzas and an inviting atmosphere of the restaurant. As many people are coming to appreciate the unique versatility of Italian cuisine, it is important to develop a menu that features exceptional flavor, appearance and texture.
With the award-winning Chef Ron Kalenuik who’s behind the menu of Florentina’s Ristorante Italiano, you’ll get to enjoy authentic brick pizzas and signature creations that are made fresh daily.