Christinis Ristorante Italiano

Award-Winning Italian Restaurant to Open on Christmas Day

Orlando-based fine restaurant Christini's will open for first time on holiday

 
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Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/09/2013 -- A world renowned Italian restaurant in Orlando will remain open for the first time on Christmas Day. Christini's, 7600 Dr Phillips Blvd., will serve dinner on Christmas from 5 to 11 p.m.

Christini's is known internationally for its award-winning Italian cuisine and extensive list of wines from around the world. The Christini's menu features an array of expertly-prepared, classic northern Italian appetizers, soups, salads, pastas, seafood dishes, entrees and desserts made from the highest quality ingredients.

The fine dining restaurant in Orlando is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ivy Award, Best of the Best Five Star Diamond Award, the Epicurean Award for the Outstanding Cuisine and Service, AAA Four Diamond Award and several others. Christini's also received an award of excellence from Wine Spectator magazine for having one of the best wine lists in the world. It is also the only restaurant in Orlando in the Nation’s Restaurant News Fine Dining Hall Of Fame.

December 25 of this year will mark the first Christmas the Orlando Italian restaurant is opening its doors to the public.

"For years our customers have been asking if they could enjoy our wonderful food and ambiance with their friends and family on Christmas," said Chris Christini, owner of Christini's. "This year, we're thrilled to finally offer Christmas Day service."

Restaurateur Chris Christini was born in Sparta, Greece to Italian and Greek parents. He took a job in a bakery that led to him opening restaurants across the world in cities such as New York and Montreal. In 1982, he came to Florida to open L’Originale Alfredo di Roma Ristorante at Epcot’s Italy Pavilion. Two years later, he left the restaurant and decided to take a gamble by opening his own fine dining restaurant in Orlando: Christini’s Ristorante Italiano.

Over two decades later, Christini still oversees every aspect of the operation. His experience and extraordinary attention to detail have earned him significant recognition in the restaurant business and have made Christini’s Ristorante Italiano the most awarded restaurant in Central Florida, drawing celebrities and dignitaries from all over the world.

Reservations are recommended for seating on Christmas Day. To reserve a spot, contact Loretta Martine at (407) 583-4472. Complimentary Valet Services is available to all Christini's customers.

View the Christini's menu and learn more about Christini's Ristorante Italiano at http://christinis.com/. Follow Christini's on Facebook, Youtube, Google+ and LinkedIn.

About Christinis Ristorante Italiano
Christinis Ristorante Italiano (http://christinis.com), the only restaurant in the restaurant Hall of Fame in Orlando, is open for the first time in 30 years for Christmas. Christinis has been open 30 years and is one of the most awarded restaurants in the United States. Chris Christini, the owner and operator, oversees all aspects of the restaurant and has catered to celebrities, royalty and top CEOs from all over the world.