Gambero Rosso awards the restaurant of Cristiana and Niko Romito

On Monday October 24, at the Awards Ceremony for the 33rd edition of the prestigious Italian Restaurants Guide by Gambero Rosso, Reale Restaurant in Castel di Sangro (Abruzzo), with Three-Forks – the guide’s highest ranking- and the highest score 96\100, confirmed to be at the top of the Italian food Industry.
An important recognition that brings to light and awards once again the entrepreneurial and creative journey of Cristiana and Niko Romito, siblings and business partners in one-of-a kind food project started from the family run trattoria and transformed after 20 years, into an excellent fine dining model, a unique destination immersed in nature in the heart of Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo (Abruzzo National Park), a restaurant focused on absolute research and innovation.

The award celebrates the work of the kitchen, front house and hospitality staff who became a true family over the years.
Being at the top of the Italian Restaurants – said Cristiana Romito – confirms the strength of our team and the choices made but it also pushes us to plan and develop our work even more”.
Cristiana Romito

Besides the award as best Italian Restaurant, Reale received the special award as Best Vegetable Menu. In 2022 the first tasting vegetable menu of Reale Restaurant was launched, a journey made of 14 courses, result of years of study not intending to eliminate animal proteins entirely form the menu (they are actually in our a-la-carte menu), but it’s the storytelling of the research made on vegetables that opens to further growth and potential.