About the Executive Chef

Cunninghame West The son of an artist and English Professor, chef Cunninghame West was born in the lush, picturesque Appalachian countryside of Southwest Virginia. He started his culinary career at age 16 working in the kitchens of Mountain Lake Hotel. Longing to learn to surf the warm waters of the Pacific, at age 18 Cunninghame…

MENU

VALENTINO REGULAR MENU ~Antipasti-Appetizers~ Capesante in Saltimbocca: Scallop(with prosciutto and sage) with Potato and Arugula  Seppie Trifolate con Fagioli: Stewed Borlotti Beans with Cuttlefish and Basil   Quaglie al fumo: Hickory Smoked Quails with Warm Asparagus Salad, Fig Grape Must Dressing   Melanzane Parmigiana: Eggplant Parmigiana Gratin with Tricolor Salad  Tortino di Caprino: Goat Cheese Flan, Roasted Beets, Watercress Salad with…

Giorgio Ristorante

Giorgio Ristorante, the casual expression of its partner restaurant, Valentino Las Vegas just down the Strip, specializes in traditional Italian dishes and reflects Sardinian Executive Chef Nico Chessa’s versatility with home style cooking and authentic Italian ingredients. Giorgio Ristorante boasts one of the best appointed private dining venues on the Strip, ideal for wedding receptions, corporate events, holiday parties and banquets…

Valentino Restaurant Group

The Valentino Restaurant Group and home of Valentino, the flagship restaurant founded in 1972 by restaurateur Piero Selvaggio, is widely considered one of the modern fathers of Italian Cuisine in America. Our restaurants reflect Piero’s philosophy of exceptional hospitality and service, passion for excellence in food and wine, and reverence for the legacy of Italian…

PRESS

Gayot.com   Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Los Angeles Wine Spectator    Grand Award 1981 through 2008 Michelin Guide Los Angeles     One Star Rating Los Angeles Magazine Three Star Rating Los Angeles Times Three Star Rating James Beard Foundation  Outstanding Restaurant Award 2000 James Beard Foundation     Outstanding Service Award 1996 James Beard Foundation Outstanding Wine Service Award…

Valentino Las Vegas

Valentino Las Vegas is a jewel in the Las Vegas desert. With a prime location in the prestigious Venetian Hotel & Casino, Valentino Las Vegas, the sister restaurant to the classic original in Santa Monica, remains the premier Italian restaurant in Las Vegas. Award-winning chef Luciano Pellegrini leads the kitchen of both Valentino and the casual Grill at Valentino, personally…

Valentino

Valentino, the flagship restaurant of Piero Selvaggio, is widely regarded as one of the finest Italian restaurants in the U.S. With its intimate dining rooms, legendary wine cellar of over 2,500 selections, and the consummate graciousness of owner Piero Selvaggio, Valentino sets the standard for fine dining in America.  After more than 35 years in…

Valentino Santa Monica

Freshness is top priority at Piero Selvaggio’s flagship restaurant VALENTINO. The award-winning menu showcases the finest delicacies flown in from Italy, including cheese from Puglia, white truffles from Piedmont, fish from the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas, quail raised in Napa and meats from a small eastern farm. Or allow our chefs to prepare an “extravaganza menu”…