Jupiters Hotel and Casino on the Gold Coast has unveiled its new outdoor dining venue, Cucina Vivo.
Inspired by cliff-top restaurants along the Amalfi Coast, the terrace boasts generous floor space and has been designed to create an Italian seaside ambience.
Jupiters Hotel and Casino Managing Director Geoff Hogg said, “Cucina Vivo draws on traditional Italian food culture which is all about celebrating good company, great food and beautiful surrounds.
“The addition of an outdoor terrace creates a venue ideal for families and friends to come together over food and wine and enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast weather,” said Hogg.
The centrepiece of Cucina Vivo is a two-metre long wood-fired oven staffed by a professional pizzaiolo (pizza maker).
The menu also features baked dishes such as oven-braised wagyu beef meatballs and lasagna di carne – layers of home-made pasta, bolognese, béchamel, parmigiano and mozzarella.
Jupiters Hotel and Casino executive chef Dustin Osuch said,“Cucina Vivo showcases some of the finest cooking skills to bring the very best authentic Italian cuisine to the Gold Coast. The wood-fired pizzas are unsurprisingly a crowd favourite, with fresh ingredients and a signature smoky flavour producing the jewel in our Italian crown.”
The 240-seat restaurant venue is available for group bookings, corporate lunches and has a 12-seat private dining area.
Cucina Vivo is part of Jupiters’ $345 million transformation, which includes new Japanese restaurant and bar Kiyomi, a fresh new exterior look, and a new poolside experience.
When complete the redevelopment will also include a new six-star luxury hotel tower and an array of contemporary restaurants and bars.