Here’s when Food Network star Giada de Laurentiis’ first Arizona restaurants will open

After construction was halted due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Caesars Republic Scottsdale hotel is back on track and is expected to open early next year near Scottsdale Fashion Square.

The 11-story hotel will include two new restaurants from Food Network chef Giada de Laurentiis: Luna by Giada and Pronto by Giada.

What restaurants will Giada de Laurentiis open in Arizona?

Luna by Giada will be a spinoff of her original Las Vegas restaurant, described as an “indoor-outdoor California-inspired Italian concept.” The menu is still under wraps, but De Laurentiis revealed that guests will be able to try their signature lemon spaghetti and other dishes.

The restaurant will have an open and inviting atmosphere with views of Camelback Mountain and large glass windows separating the kitchen and dining room.

Celebrity chef and Food Network television star Giada De Laurentiis.

Celebrity chef and Food Network television star Giada De Laurentiis.

Pronto by Giada will be a more casual café serving Italian-inspired sandwiches and coffee for quick to-go meals.

“Sometimes they don’t want to spend all the money,” De Laurentiis told The Republic in Feb. 2020. “So it’s a really nice way for me to have people be able to taste my food.”

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When will Caesars Republic Scottsdale open?

The projected opening date for the hotel and restaurant is February 2024.

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