Culinary royalty Tomaso Maggiore opens new restaurant in north Scottsdale

Jun 21, 2017 866

BY: Gwen Ashley Walters

Celebrated chef and restaurateur Tomaso Maggiore launched his first restaurant in the Valley in 1977. Four decades later, he opened his latest venture, Tomaso’s When in Rome. The new 5,000-square-foot restaurant is on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Pinnacle Peak roads in north Scottsdale. It's the first spinoff of Tomaso’s Italian Restaurant on Camelback Road and 32nd Street in Phoenix.

“With this new concept, I plan to create a worldly high-quality dining experience that celebrates the homegrown craftsmanship of the food and the true essence of an authentic Roman trattoria,” Maggiore said. The main difference between Tomaso's When in Rome and the original Tomaso's on Camelback? Besides the focus on Roman cuisine, it's the dining experience, he said. When in Rome is more relaxed, a modern experience, but still sophisticated.

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