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07.30.86 - 06.04.19
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Martorano's In the News
January 08, 2021
Celebrity ‘cook’ opens new Pittsburgh restaurant but stares down same Covid challenges as the little guy
With apologies to Drake, Steve Martorano started in the basement, now he’s here: an opulent 5,400-square-foot restaurant bearing his surname in the Rivers Casino, flecked in marble and glimmering crystal with a floor-to-ceiling glass-windowed veranda that provides a 180-degree view of Pittsburgh’s Golden Triangle.
July 9, 2020
The Martoranos are a Dynamic Duo
When two friends arrived for their carry-out meal at Café Martorano in Fort Lauderdale in 2005, owner Steve Martorano saw something special in one of them. He asked the women if they would take a seat, sent over a bottle of Cristal Champagne, and took care of their bill.
January 7, 2021
Martorano’s Prime Debuts at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celebrity cook Steve Martorano has opened his first-ever Italian-American Steakhouse concept at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “Martorano’s Prime” will launch its first weekend service this Friday, January 8. Martorano’s Prime is open Wednesday-Sunday at 5 p.m. Reservations are available via Open Table or by phone.
August 15, 2019
Celebrity chef Steve Martorano is opening an upscale steakhouse with Italian flair at Rivers Casino
Steve Martorano, who operates popular eateries in Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas and Atlantic City, will open Martorano’s Prime in late 2019. The menu will be a fusion of Italian-American cuisine and steakhouse staples.
February 03, 2021
Question of the Week with Steve Martorano
He’s cooked traditional Italian dishes at his Fort Lauderdale restaurant for Tony Bennett, Dan Marino, Jimmy Kimmel and the cast of The Sopranos. Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian featured his baseball-sized meatballs with salad appetizer on the Cooking Channel’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate. And his made-to-order pasta is some of the best you’ve ever tasted.
September 25, 2020
How Miami local Marsha Daley-Martorano made the sweet leap from business whiz to baker
It was only 6:30 p.m. when Marsha Daley showed up to the Italian restaurant where Oakland Park Boulevard meets the beach, but already there was a two-and-a-half-hour wait. She decided to get takeout from the bar.
January 14, 2020
He's got balls: Steve Martorano's food goes right back to the sauce
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. - The late South Philly mob figure Salvatore Testa probably isn't remembered by most people as the purveyor of inspirational words. But Steve Martorano can argue that Testa not only motivated him to change his life for the better, but he actually may have saved it.
February 19, 2019
MARTORANO'S ITALIAN RESTAURANT ATLANTIC CITY
Bring your appetite, because you’ll want to mangia the entire menu of Italian classics. Order up Martorano’s Signature Eggplant Stack, South Philly Cheesesteak, Rigatoni with Sunday Pork Gravy or Bucatini Carbonara and see why it doesn’t get better than this down-home, red-sauce Italian restaurant.
April 15, 2018
The famous Fort Lauderdale hotspot is serving up pure authenticity in the way of both classic Italian recipes and timeless disco music.
Café Martorano is serving up pure authenticity in the way of both classic Italian recipes and timeless disco music. The restaurant appears to offer a strictly old-school experience – from the looks of the red velvet curtains, black-and-white wall photos and the clearly hand-made pasta.
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