Our Chefs

Vinnie Carbone | Chef Owner

Vinnie (the 3rd generation of family ownership) continues Carbone’s long tradition of excellence in food and service in his three restaurants. He has also established himself as a celebrated chef with national recognition from the prestigious James Beard Society. The selection of Carbone’s Ristorante as Best Italian by Connecticut Magazine, Hartford Magazine and other food publications reflect Vinnie’s culinary skills and passion for cooking.


In addition, he maintains a very strong commitment to the community. Serata Di Cibo a signature event with proceeds benefiting the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is in its second year of sponsorship by Carbone’s most recently being held at Carbone’s Kitchen. The Petit Foundation, Liver Foundation, and Hartford Public Library are among the other worthy non-profit organization to benefit from Carbone’s support.

Sandro Zarcone | Sous Chef

Sandro Zarcone grew up in the restaurant business. He came to the United States from Palermo, Sicily when he was 13 years old and has been working in the restaurant industry all of his life. From Terrazzo Italia to Ella’s Pizzeria, a small family run business, he now brings his passion and  creativity for Italian cuisine to Carbone’s Ristorante in Hartford. Buon Cibo, Buona Compagnia. (Good Food, Good Company). 

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588 Franklin Avenue

Hartford, CT 06114 


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Lunch:  Monday-Friday 11:30am – 4pm

Dinner: Monday-Thurs.  4:00pm – 9pm

Friday:  4pm – 10pm

Saturday: 4:30pm –10pm

Closed Sundays