Belle Arti Italian Restauraunt
Belle Arti Italian Restaurant is an authentic Italian cuisine experience hosted by owners Penny & Chef Jo Gargano. Belle Arti Italian Restaurant is nestled in Hot Springs’ historic bathhouse district, and is just a stone’s throw from Hot Springs’ convention center. Belle Arti Italian Restaurant specializes in home-made pastas and specialty dishes such as chicken Mare Monti, Shrimp Fracese, and award-winning Insalata Di Spiniaci (famous for its house dressing). Belle Arti’s delectable pastas and creamy sauces are prepared daily, with the freshest and finest ingredients.
Located in beautiful Downtown Hot Springs, AR
Meet the owners
Joseph and Penny Gargano
With 25+ years of hosting experience in New York and Hot Springs, and having coordinated countless rehearsal dinners, weddings, corporate events, birthday/anniversary celebrations, family & school reunions, bridal/baby showers, Penny’s attention to detail and understanding of your expectations, is a guarantee for a successful event.
Her Motto: “My forte is building great relationships with clients.”
Executive Chef Jo has over 40 years of experience in various types of cuisine. His culinary training began in Palmero, Italy, continued in London, England, and eventually brought him to the United States.
Chef Jo only works with natural herbs and spices, and only uses the finest quality ingredients. He truly enjoys creating custom menus for clients. His motto “Food is art, and is only limited by your imagination.”