About L'inizio

Welcome to L'inizio where award-winning New York City chefs Scott and Heather Fratangelo bring their inventive, Italian-inspired cuisine and opened-armed hospitality to Ardsley.

With a philosophy rooted in sustainable, artisanal farm-to-table ingredients, executive chef/co-owner Scott Fratangelo prepares everything from house made pastas to pasture-raised meat and poultry to wild-caught fish dishes.

Executive pastry chef/co-owner Heather works her sweet magic on her decadent creations. You’ll definitely want to save room for dessert!

To round out your experience, the L’inizio wine list has been carefully selected to complement our seasonal menu.

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Rated as one of the Best Italian Restaurants by Westchester Magazine, L’inizio offers a seasonal, Italian-inspired menu featuring locally-sourced ingredients.

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L’inizio is pleased to offer a variety of private dining options to host your special events throughout the year. Our private dining room can support intimate gatherings for up to 30 people, while the full restaurant can be secured for larger events of up to 75 people.

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