The restaurant at the Brattleboro Country Club is being leased employing the own family that runs Terrazza Restaurant on the Country Club of Greenfield, Massachusetts. Bella Notte opened on April 20 and gives northern Italian delicacies with pub fare. “When the brand new [golf] seasoned came to the Brattleboro Country Club, I bet he referred to to the owners that he may additionally understand some individuals who might be amazing for the place,” said Abaz Cecunjanin, proprietor of Terrazza and assistant to the proprietor of Bella Notte, his brother Erdin Cecunjanin. “So he gave me a call, I got here up and saw the restaurant with my brother, and we determined to take it.”
Abaz stated Erdin had been the chef at Bella Notte in Bernardston, Massachusetts, and moved back to Connecticut however decided to “rejoin the forces of the family and open every other eating place.” A statement that Bella Notte in Bernardston could close became made returned in December 2012. In addition to the Italian food the circle of relatives eating places is known for, Bella Notte may have a group of sandwiches, wraps, and salads, as well as a listing of cocktail specials, switched out each other week.
“So I name it an eating place on the threshold — between quality dining and pub food,” Abaz said. “We’re doing an incredible process down in Greenfield, coping with each on the equal time.” Members and guests “are glad, and we’re satisfied,” he stated. “So away here, the reaction has been terrific, and we appearance ahead” to the destiny. Abaz stated he has been guffawing over a few days as he thinks about the new location.
“Nice Italian meals in a New England domestic — it really matches first-rate,” he stated. “It makes me feel like I’m at home inside and having dinner, specifically while you serve gourmand food as we do. People are delighted.” The eating place is getting “quite a few calls” to e-book weddings and other activities right now, said Abaz. “During the season, it is continually an excellent idea to test and make sure we have openings for dinner due to the fact we might also have a marriage happening, wherein we need to near the facility,” he stated.
The first wedding ceremony of the season is scheduled for June 1. Abaz stated he enjoys the scenery and has observed the number of Brattleboro place residents going to the Greenfield restaurant. He advised his brother they could have to combat over customers. Abaz and Erdin are from the small us of Montenegro, the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Abaz moved to the United States in 1998. Erdin got here in 1986.
Lunch hours at the Brattleboro restaurant are 11 a.M. To 3:30 p.M. Seven days a week. Dinner is 4 to 9:30 p.M., Except for Sundays, while the restaurant closes at 8:30 p.M. “In some months, we’re going, beginning with, day by day lunch and evening specials,” Abaz said. “I recognize that Brattleboro has a lot to offer and that we will try to be part of that,” Abaz stated he does now not play golfing because he does no longer have the time, counting 45 days of running in a row at the time of the interview.
“It’s crazy,” he stated. In March, Brattleboro Country Club proprietor Melanie Boese told the Select Board she was “actively looking” for a lessee for the restaurant. She said it has been hard to marketplace the restaurant as a year-round established order and not as rewarding as she had hoped.
“I sense like I am a steward for something. It really is a very crucial part of this network for plenty longer than I actually have and optimistically will be here for plenty longer than me,” she instructed the board. “So truly, our attention is to construct that business and make it wholesome, so it will likely be around after I retire.”