A message from Gruppo Italiano

We’d like to share a message from Gianfranco Sorrentino, President of Gruppo Italiano, the Association of Italian Restaurateurs, Importers and Distributors SOCIALE is part of. Businesses Impacted Due to Novel Corona virus Dear GI Members, We are reaching out to our community of member Restaurateurs, Importers, Distributers and Producers because of the uncertain of the…

On outbreaks, pandemics, natural disasters and hospitality.

I’m writing this article to clarify my/our position on the recent development of the outbreaks of Corona virus throughout the world, especially, unfortunately, in my homeland of Italy. The situation is extremely serious, the contagiousness and viciousness of this specific pathogen is alarming virologists and experts in the whole scientific community, so I’m not here…

The Long Story of a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

This article is for all of you that love our beautiful restaurant. All of you that have been waiting with us, cheering us up when it wasn’t very easy to be happy and excited. It is also for all those folks that decide to embark on the rough journey of building a restaurant (or renovating…

The quest for authenticity.

How would you define the concept of “authentic” when this word comes next to “Italian”? The question seems easy but the answer is not. That’s why a plethora of Chefs and experts gathered at the SVA Theater on 23rd Street in Manhattan and discussed the matter. We’ve been invited to attend this very interesting seminar…

Are you ready ??

We are waiting to receive our Temporary Certificate of Occupancy from the NYC Department of Buildings, which could happen any day now. Are you ready to be with us during the build up of our amazing restaurant in Carroll Gardens? We will post a lot of material and construction tips, we’ll involve our designers, general…

We’re the Nuccitellis

Ciao! Hello! Hi! From the photo above, I’m Meghan the girl not looking at the camera but looking at that super smiling Emilia-Romanga guy who happens to be my business partner (and adorable husband) Francesco. Freshly married since December 2018 and we are currently building/relocating our Brooklyn restaurant Sociale (both super exciting, one incredibly painful……