About us

About us


My name is Silvia, I'm from Italy , I'm the new owner of Bologna Cafe Italian Restaurant. Sometimes dreams come true. This is my story: for more than 20 years, I spent in Sarasota with my family special moments. During these 20 years, I got married and I had two wonderful daughters , Alice and Aurora.

Up to about 6 months ago, we lived on the beautiful Tuscan hills , 12 miles from Florence and from June 1st , we moved to Sarasota. My husband Riccardo , 3 generations winemaker , is owner of TENUTA FORCONI Winery in Tuscany. Our Tenuta Forconi winery is located in Chianti area , between Florence and Siena, and produces over 300.000 bottles of different wines yearly, and award winning organic extra virgin olive oil.

Our passion for the best quality Italian food and fine Italian wines are our desire to share our experience and our products with through Bologna Cafe Restaurant. Bologna Cafe is for my family and I a great opportunity to show case what we have to offer...

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