Sassi glad to be home

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

SASSI has re­lo­cated to its former digs on the cor­ner of Macrossan and Wharf Streets and is ready to serve up its de­li­cious and deca­dent brand of Ital­ian con­tem­po­rary cui­sine.

Sassi Cucina e Bar opened for ser­vice yes­ter­day and will have an of­fi­cial open­ing af­ter Easter, with own­ers Tony and Di Sassi wel­com­ing ev­ery­one to the restau­rant to en­joy clas­sic Sassi cui­sine.

‘‘It feels great to be back in our spot and Tony’s got a great loyal team in the kitchen, he is ex­cited to be back by the sea as he came from be­side the sea in Italy,’’ Di said.

‘‘Sassi is its own style, con­tem­po­rary Ital­ian adapted to the trop­ics, there’s a lot of seafood and on this menu Tony is also cook­ing goat, there’s a pork dish and our steak, our gor­geous big rib eye on the bone and fil­let steak.

‘‘It’s good to have our bar back, I built that bar back in 2002, so it’s nice to be back and Mark Fer­gu­son will be head­ing up the front of the house.’’

They are also of­fer­ing an af­ford­able and de­li­cious bar menu, in­clud­ing a tradies lunch spe­cial for the lo­cals to en­joy in­clud­ing Ital­ian piz­zas, ta­pas and pas­tas and the op­tion of street seat­ing and tempt­ing cock­tails.

Book­ings are rec­om­mended. Con­tact Sassi Cucina e Bar on 4099 6744.

Pic­ture: AN­GELIQUE PAT­TER­SON

OPEN FOR BUSI­NESS: Tony and Di Sassi

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