About The Chef:
Leonel was Executive Chef of Ferrantellis Dana Point for 7 years. He also honed his technique at places like St. Regis and Canaletto's by Il Fornaio. His most recent venture was Exectuive Chef of Ti Amo in Laguna Beach.
Leonel describes himself as a modern chef, with old school technique and hand-crafted specialties. His love for Italian and Mexican cuisine can be seen in his menus and exquisite platings. Every dish has a depth of flavor unlike anything you will ever taste.
From The Blog:
Chef Leo just announced a new Happy Hour Menu at Bella! Look for delicious new spins on old favorites...
Sundays will now feature a Made-to-Order Live Omelet Station in the Grille for $12. Add Bottomless Champagne or Mimosas to your brunch for an additional $8!
Did Arnold Palmer, the golfer, invent ARNOLD PALMER, the drink? I think we can safely say no. Lemon and tea have been enjoyed together for centuries. Surely Arnie, in the 1950s, was not the first person who ever combined cold, unsweet tea with cold, sweet lemonade.
"Iced Tea has the dominance and if it doesn’t, it really isn’t right" - Arnold Palmer
The cigar culture is alive and thriving here at Bella Collina. Some would say no activity pairs better with a good smoke than a day out on the links. But when it comes to pairing your favorite cigar with a Wine, Beer or Spirit, some don’t know where to begin.
Cantucci or Biscotti di Prato are crunchy almond cookies from Tuscany. Biscotti literally means twice (bis) cooked (cotti), biscotti is also the generic term for cookies in Italian and perfectly compliments this decliciously creamy cheesecake.
This Dr. Pepper Braised Short Ribs recipe pairs well with Mashed Potatoes, Soft Polenta, or White Rice. Leonel calls himself a modern young chef, with old school technique and hand-crafted specialties. His love for Italian and Mexican cuisine can be seen in his menus and exquisite platings. Every dish has a depth of flavor unlike anything you will ever taste.
Snack Bar Hours
Mon–Sun 7:00am – 3:00pm
Breakfast & Omelet Station
Saturday & Sunday
7:30am - 2:00pm
Tuesday thru Sunday
11:00am - 3:00pm
Our Thursday & Friday
Night Dinner Service:
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday night: Kids Club
Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday All Night! (Till 9:00)
Taco Tuesday & Kids Activities
5:00pm – 8:00pm