About Taste of Italy Pizzeria & Restaurant
Established in 2019, Taste of Italy quickly became the hidden gem of Armadale, offering the authentic Italian dishes that many have come to cherish. At its heart, family is the cornerstone of Taste of Italy. We don’t just serve meals; we welcome everyone into our extended family, ensuring each guest feels right at home. Our commitment to genuine hospitality means we strive to provide a true dining experience, where patrons can savor the rich flavors crafted by a genuine Italian chef.
Our aim is simple: to be the ‘go-to’ Italian spot where people gather, share, and create memories.
Our chef’s vision…
For Chef Joe Anastasio, excellence is not just an aspiration but a way of life. His ambition has always been to excel in his culinary endeavors, and he envisions Taste of Italy as an extension of this passion. His dream is for Taste of Italy to stand out as one of Perth’s premier Italian restaurants, celebrated for its authentic cuisine and unparalleled dining experience.
About Chef Joe Anastasio
From childhood, Joe Anastasio was immersed in the culinary world, assisting his grandfather in their Italian kitchen. By 14, he began his formal culinary journey, starting in a local Italian eatery and advancing to the prestigious Perth Sheraton hotel. This foundation led him across Europe, working in its finest Italian establishments.
Returning to Perth, Joe quickly rose to prominence, becoming the youngest head chef at a top Italian restaurant. At 23, he launched his own award-winning restaurant, collecting over 28 accolades, including “Best Italian Restaurant in Perth.”
With over four decades in the culinary field, Chef Joe joined Taste of Italy in 2020. As the executive chef, he’s been pivotal in crafting its authentic Italian menu and mentoring the next generation of chefs.
What People are Saying
“Food was absolutely amazing, lovely vibe inside, chef Joe was so friendly and kind, they absolutely spoiled us, definitely come to this restaurant if you are ever close to the Armadale area you won’t regret it.”
“Above and beyond”
“Beautiful food, wonderful atmosphere and service that went above and beyond. Portion sizes were huge! Chef Joe cooked our Nutella pizza, which was delicious. We’ll definitely be back!”
“Amazing experience and service. It was my mums birthday and they went out of their way to make a fabulous tiramisu cake. Also loved the calamari and bruschetta. Everything was awesome and definitely recommend.”
“The food was fantastic, the antipasto was the best antipasto I have ever had, until today I thought I didn’t like meatballs or tomato sauce, and Taste of Italy has proved me wrong. The staff were attentive but not smothering, the atmosphere was wonderful and lively.”