Husband And Wife Team Justin And Stormee Wills Open Casual Italian Follow Up To Successful Restaurant Beck
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Chef Justin Wills and wife Stormee, the team behind the critically acclaimed Restaurant Beck, have debuted their latest restaurant on the Oregon Coast, Sorella, in the historic Nye Beach neighborhood in Newport, Oregon, it was announced today. Sorella, an authentic, simple approach to Italian food, is open to the public for dinner seven days a week with lunch coming soon.
“Sorella is Italian for ‘sister’ and we’re continuing our tradition of naming our restaurants after our kids. Restaurant Beck is named after our son, Becker. Our daughter’s name is Isla, which didn’t sound Italian enough, so we decided on sister,” said Wills. “Sorella is going to have a familial vibe, casual, but with the high quality food we are known for. We want to be a family friendly restaurant you can drop by for a great meal while visiting the Oregon Coast.”
The menu will feature fresh, handmade pastas from Rigatoni with Bolognese to Angel Hair with Clam Sauce to Bucatini with Guanciale. The dinner menu will also include at least five pizzas per night, served out of classic Italian pizza oven. Appetizers include salads, crudos and antipasti. Entrees such as Chicken Stew with Polenta, inspired by a dish Justin’s nana prepared for him as a child as well as seafood-driven dishes inspired by the catch of the day from local purveyor Newell Seafoods round out the menu.
As parents, the Wills wanted to create a festive, family friendly atmosphere at Sorella, and to that end, will create both a kids menu and an area just for children to hang out and play. The kids menu will include smaller pasta portions, pizza and cheese panini with tomato soup.
Local Oregon wines and beers will lead the drinks menu, followed by international and Italian selections made by Stormee Wills. Sorella will be open first for dinner, adding lunch in the coming weeks. Please visit www.sorellanyebeach.com for more info, and follow Sorella on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The restaurant is located at 526 NW Coast Street, Newport, OR 97365.
Sorella Restaurant is an authentic, simple approach to Italian food. Located in the historic Nye Beach neighborhood of Newport on the Oregon Coast, the menu features salads, antipasti, pastas, pizzas and entrees inspired by the food of chef/owner Justin Wills’ youth. Sorella means “sister” in Italian, and husband and wife team Justin and Stormee aim to bring a familial, casual vibe to the Oregon Coast, while maintaining a high quality of food and service. This is the second restaurant from the owners of the critically acclaimed Restaurant Beck. For more information please visit www.sorellanyebeach.com, and follow Sorella on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The restaurant is located at 526 NW Coast Street, Newport, OR 97365.