Franchesco’s Ristorante: Three Generations Celebrate Italian Dining

The Salamone family has spent the past 30 years serving impeccable food at Francesco’s Ristorante. Discover how these Sicilian natives took their business from a pizzeria to a fine dining establishment.

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Josef Schwaiger has traveled the world studying the culinary craft, which is on full display inside his five-star hidden gem of a restaurant.

NWQ Online Exclusive: A Night at Franchesco’s

Our mouths are still watering after this tasty dinner and tour inside Franchesco’s Ristorante, in Rockford. Explore the glitzy new building and see some of the delectable dishes we sampled, as this classic restaurant promotes its special-filled new menu.

Franchesco’s Ristorante

7128 Perry Creek Parkway
(across from JMK Nippon)
Rockford, IL

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