Zucca Ristorante is part of a proud restaurant and hospitality tradition that dates back to 1950. Created and owned by Da Silva Hospitality Group, Zucca joins a collection of more than 11 restaurants, 20 frozen yogurt shops, and 2 business hotels serving guests in the U.S., Venezuela, Portugal and beyond. Fresh ingredients, creative chef-led menus, and quality service are all hallmarks of Da Silva Hospitality brands… a commitment we’re proud to carry forward at Zucca.


MEET Our Team

Discover the artistry and experience behind ZUCCA


Sous Chef – Egidio Forastiere

A native Italian, raised on the spirit of flawless food, Egidio Forastiere brings creativity and dedication to the Zucca kitchen. His philosophy that fine ingredients speak for themselves can be seen in the beautiful presentation and smart balance of flavors Forastiere delivers with each dish. Working under the likes of Walter Ferretto and at destinations such as Bambaissa at the five-star Augustus Hotel & Resort,
Forasterie is no stranger to quality and looks forward to making Zucca Miami’s premier Italian dining destination.

Sous Chef – Ludovico Amadio

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Bar Manager – Giorgia Crea

An award-winning cocktail professional with international hospitality expertise in Italy, London, and the U.S., Giorgia Crea leads the Zucca Bar team in creative mixology, enthusiastic guest service, and
unforgettable experiences. She has spent more than seven years perfecting the art of the cocktail and also provides exceptional insight into food and wine pairings, inventive after-dinner drinks, and how to create a relaxing-yet- sophisticated social scene through a unique menu of beverage options.