USA: In downtown Providence, Rhode Island, Paolino Properties will open the The Beatrice later this summer.
Placed in the New England region, The Beatrice will include the debut of Ignazio Cipriani’s first Bellini restaurant and a private rooftop club.
The 47-room hotel was developed by Joseph R. Paolino Jr., managing partner of Paolino Properties and former mayor of Providence. Jennifer Curtin has been appointed general manager of The Beatrice. The hotel was designed by ZDS Architecture & Interiors.
The Bellini Restaurant will be open seven days a week, 7 AM to 11 PM, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a rotating menu. The rooftop Bellini Club will be open to private members, as well as hotel guests. It will include food from Bellini as well as cocktails, and events will be hosted here throughout the year.
Cipriani said: “There is a special magic about Providence, that draws upon my own nostalgia of growing up in Italy, with canals that flow through the downtown, similar to what you would experience in Venice. When that feeling is coupled with the charm and creative flair of this special New England community, the joy of conviviality completes the picture. Bellini, named after the cocktail, created by my great grandfather and now known throughout the world, is a place where visitors and locals alike can truly connect with one another and share simple flavours and I’m excited to introduce this concept to downtown Providence at The Beatrice Hotel.”
Paolino said: “I have dedicated my life to making Providence a top destination for people to live and visit. The Beatrice represents everything I love about our city – it’s warm spirit, rich history, creativity and of course, our world-class restaurants. Partnering with Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani to bring Bellini to Providence adds a new dimension to the city’s culinary scene that further puts Providence on the map as being home to some of the best restaurants and talent in the country. I look forward to opening our doors and welcoming all to experience hospitality at its very best. I know my mother, Beatrice, would approve.”
Paolino Properties is a family-owned and operated real estate investment, development and management company. The company’s portfolio spans retail, commercial, residential and hospitality properties.