Bella Gioia by Chef Nico Daniele in NYC

by James Stevenson
This millennial NYC Chef is one to watch.
Chef Nico Daniele’s Italian heritage and culinary schooling in Italy and the US have armed him with the goods to deliver the City’s best (Sicilian) Italian food.

Bella Gioia‘s 26-year-old chef/owner Nick (Nico) Daniele is turning out some of the finest Italian food in New York City. He was born and raised in Staten Island, but his Sicilian heritage coupled with his classical culinary training at world renown schools, both in Parma, Italy at ALMA Scuola Internazionale di Cucina Italiana and NYC at The French Culinary Institute and experience at Del Posto, Arté Cafe, and Cooking Channel make him a millennial chef to watch for the best Italian.

, Bella Gioia by Chef Nico Daniele in NYC
Bella Gioias bar program features Italian craft beers and exclusively Sicilian wine list. Signature cocktails are composed of seasonal ingredients and Italian spirits.

View full drink menu here.

Disaronno, lemon juice, yuzu, mixed berry juice, prosecco
Limoncello, Campari,‏ lemon juice, Cherry Heering
Cynar Amaro, Bitters, White Wine, Ginger Ale
Medley brothers, apple juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, cinnamon, sparkling water
Gin, lime juice, St. Germain, Amaro Averna, orange bitters

, Bella Gioia by Chef Nico Daniele in NYC

Looking for a great spot to ring in the New Year?

Bella Gioia restaurant and bar’s warmth, charm and welcoming vibe await you in Park Slope/GOWANUS. The gorgeous space lends itself to hosting special dinnersevents, and parties.  It’s also a most romantic dining destination!

View/download the full New Year’s Eve MENUS HERE.

Monday, December 31, 2018

First Seating 5:30pm-8:30pm a 4 course pre-fixe $75 pp (not inclusive of tax/gratuity)

Second Seating 9pm-ball drop a 5-course pre-fixe $100 pp (not inclusive of tax/gratuity)

(includes one bottle of Planeta red or white wine per table and a prosecco toast at midnight).  Call to reserve at 347-223-4176

Bella Gioia, 209 4th Avenue, Brooklyn NYC / www.bellagioianyc.com / @bella_gioianyc

Chef’s modern interpretations of classic Sicilian dishes make his winter menu one you don’t want to miss.

, Bella Gioia by Chef Nico Daniele in NYC

Bella Gioia’s guests will feel as if they’ve entered an Italian farmhouse, with its vaulted brick ceiling, reclaimed timber beams, and wine cellar cave, featuring fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Hecho Inc. was responsible for overall design and build, including the storefront made of repurposed wood-slatted elevator doors that extend to the interior entryway. Once inside, guests can take a seat at the large, inviting circular 12-seat bar made of train depot wood, and clad with brightly colored broomsticks that wind around the core of the space, beckoning visitors. The gorgeous room lends itself to hosting special dinners, events, and parties.

Chef Daniele also believes in giving back to his community and donates food to the CHIPS soup kitchen just across the street from the restaurant. He also participates in numerous charitable events annually.

, Bella Gioia by Chef Nico Daniele in NYC

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