In honor of his 30 year anniversary running successful businesses in Boston’s North End, restaurateur Frank DePasquale was presented with a Boston City Council resolution on Monday night by Councilor Sal LaMattina.
As an entrepreneur, DePasquale started his first restaurant, Il Panino, on Parmenter Street. In one of his last citation presentations as councilor, LaMattina said it was important for him to recognize DePasquale for his contributions to the North End community.
DePasquale Ventures has grown into a multitude of businesses in the North End and one of the largest restaurant operators in Boston including an expanded Trattoria Il Panino, Bricco, Quattro, AquaPazza, Mare and Assaggio restaurants. In addition, DePasquale owns and operates Bricco Panetteria and Salumeria, Bricco Suites, Gigi Gelateria and Scene magazine.