By Matt Conti
The Five Star Diamond Award was presented on June 23rd to Frank DePasquale for excellence in hospitality at his Bricco and Mare restaurants in Boston’s North End.
The award comes from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS). Joseph Cinque, President and CEO of AAHS, unveiled the award on Hanover Street at Bricco Ristorante & Enoteca. Frank DePasquale thanked the Academy and credited his staff for their quality work that ultimately resulted in the 5 star award. The crowd was treated to a performance by famed tenor Christopher Macchio, who recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Based out of New York City, AAHS reviews luxury hotels, resorts, restaurants and travel services. The International Star Diamond Award is the organization’s most prestigious emblem of achievement and quality.