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About Bacco

Bacco Ristorante has been providing superior Italian cuisine since 2002. Our chic, contemporary ambience and imaginative dishes have elevated us to the top of both diners’ and reviewers’ preferred restaurant lists. Bacco is the perfect setting for lunchtime business meetings, family dinners and special occasions during the evening hours.

Whether dining in the main dining room, on the patio, or within one of Bacco Saletta’s exclusive private rooms, every patron enjoys the finest in true Italian fare. The highest quality ingredients are the basis for each of Bacco’s creations, and the cuisine’s simple yet stunning presentation ranks Bacco Ristorante among the most elite of Italian restaurants.

OUR HISTORY

In 1955, the Del Signore family embarked on a new chapter in their lives, immigrating to the United States from eastern Italy and bringing with them a love for true Italian cuisine. What began with a small Italian-style diner in Livonia has transformed into a family tradition of excellence with the upscale Bacco Ristorante.

Luciano Del Signore’s culinary education began while watching his parents cultivate the presence of genuine Italian fare in the Detroit area. By age 14, Luciano was developing his own signature dishes with a simple yet elegant style, recognizing that food is not just simply food – it is art. He believes that the real beauty lies in each plate’s details, from the main course to its exquisite garnish. Luciano has become one of metro Detroit’s most renowned chefs, attributing his self-taught skills to cookbooks and summers spent in Italy.

As a first generation citizen of the United States, Luciano possesses strong ties to the Italian region of Abruzzo, just east of Rome. Through dining in some of Italy’s top restaurants, Luciano has developed an acute palate and has been given a completely new perspective on what food should taste like. He is dedicated to cooking with the finest imported ingredients, giving patrons an unforgettable dining experience.

While operating his parents’ restaurant Fonte d’Amore in Livonia, Luciano noticed a steady stream of patrons traveling from Birmingham and West Bloomfield to revel in his cooking. Before long, Luciano decided to open his own restaurant, closer to his clientele. In 2002, he opened Bacco Ristorante in Southfield.