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Scugnizzo


Our Story:

Some of our fondest memories are those from our childhood.

For Owner and Head Chef Carmine Carannante, the sight of watching his mother sauté onion and garlic, the thrill of helping his grandmother roll gnocchi on a Sunday and the wonder of learning the traditional and fine art of Italian cooking from them, are memories that still make him smile.

These moments inspired Carmine to explore his love of cooking. His passion for the culinary arts saw him travel to London where he worked for some of the top restaurants and chefs including Harvey Nichols, the Cavendish Hotel and Zaneda Bar.

It was there, whilst he was working in London, that he met his wife, Nonie. Together they moved to Melbourne in 2006 and opened their first restaurant, named after the affectionate Neapoloitan nickname they gave their son - Scugnizzo. Carmine hopes to bring some of the warmth and love from his home to their cosy Italian restaurant.

Specialising in house made pasta from pappardelle, to ricotta filled ravioli and lentil gnocchi, Scugnizzo prides itself on serving traditional Italian with a little twist. The ever-evolving menu and weekly specials means there is always something fresh for you to try on a foodie tour of Italy.

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Scugnizzo


Our Story:

Some of our fondest memories are those from our childhood.

For Owner and Head Chef Carmine Carannante, the sight of watching his mother sauté onion and garlic, the thrill of helping his grandmother roll gnocchi on a Sunday and the wonder of learning the traditional and fine art of Italian cooking from them, are memories that still make him smile.

These moments inspired Carmine to explore his love of cooking. His passion for the culinary arts saw him travel to London where he worked for some of the top restaurants and chefs including Harvey Nichols, the Cavendish Hotel and Zaneda Bar.

It was there, whilst he was working in London, that he met his wife, Nonie. Together they moved to Melbourne in 2006 and opened their first restaurant, named after the affectionate Neapoloitan nickname they gave their son - Scugnizzo. Carmine hopes to bring some of the warmth and love from his home to their cosy Italian restaurant.

Specialising in house made pasta from pappardelle, to ricotta filled ravioli and lentil gnocchi, Scugnizzo prides itself on serving traditional Italian with a little twist. The ever-evolving menu and weekly specials means there is always something fresh for you to try on a foodie tour of Italy.