Brio Tuscan Grille will open its second restaurant in New Jersey at The Promenade at Sagemore on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The restaurant will feature made-to-order pastas, grilled and oven-roasted steaks, chops and fresh fish, as well as entrée salads, flatbreads and bruschettas. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Vince DiVentura will serve as the restaurant’s general manager. Most recently, he worked as a manager at Morton’s The Steakhouse. Ahmed Talal El will serve as the executive chef. Previously, he was a culinary trainer for the opening of two Brio restaurants, team leader, sous chef and executive sous chef. Prior to joining the Brio Restaurant Group, he worked for PF Chang’s and Bonefish Grill.