When Panciuto opened in 2006, it did so with the goal of providing our customers with simple, creative and memorable meals in a comfortable dining room with attentive and friendly service. Always committed to sustainable and local agriculture, we use the best local meats and produce available. Local and sustainable are not terms reserved only for special dinner events at Panciuto, but are the guiding principles used every
evening in every meal. As such, the menu at Panciuto is recognizably Italian with a measure of Southern inflection. As for where the restaurant name comes from, Panciuto, pronounced "pan-choo-toe," literally translates as "potbellied,"
but for us has come to represent a simple term of endearment.