Baci Ristorante, located on the ground floor of the C Hotel, is an upbeat and modern Italian restaurant in Hamilton, Ontario. With a lively open kitchen and central wood-burning oven, this intimate gathering place is known for it’s thin, Neapolitan style pizzas and adventurous twists on authentic Italian flavours and dishes. To complement the menu is a comprehensive beverage menu features both Old and New World wines and a fine selection of crafted cocktails.
Baci Ristorante is owned & operated by Carmen’s Group, a leading hospitality and entertainment brand in Hamilton, Ontario. At the core of our philosophy is a love of people and this sentiment is embodied in the heartfelt care demonstrated for guests, employees, and the community. Learn more about Carmen’s Group.
Chef Michael Elliott has revamped the modern Italian culinary offerings at Baci Ristorante and oversees all food service operations at the C Hotel.
Mike’s first started in the kitchen under the guidance of celebrity Chef Susur Lee where he apprenticed at Lee Restaurant for 4 years. He continued to hone his skills working at Blacktree, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, and Il Fornello before stepping into the role as Executive Chef at Greystone Golf Club. For over 5 years, Mike oversaw two a la carte restaurants and the banqueting department.
His passion for cooking led him to the classroom where he was an instructor at Mohawk College teaching basic and advanced cooking classes for continuing education, and at the LCBO where he conducted cooking demonstrations for many years.