Houston-based Texa-terranean Hotel Granduca opened today off Loop 360 in West Lake Hills. The hotel’s centerpiece dining establishment is the Visconti Ristorante and Bar, which serves Northern Italian cuisine, along with local and seasonal specials. The restaurant at the luxury hotel is helmed by executive chef Tom Salvatore Parlo, whose long career includes time at hotels such as the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead, Georgia; the St. Regis Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel in New York City; and the Sonesta Beach Resort in Key Biscayne. He most recently worked as executive chef at the St. Regis Resort in Bal Harbour, Fla.
Later this month the hotel will introduced Sunday brunch and afternoon tea. There is currently no menu online. For more information or to make reservations, visit granducaaustin.com or call 512-306-6500.