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About Us 2018-06-04T04:07:24+00:00

“When you cook from the heart, one doesn’t need a recipe.” – Chef Anthony Vallone 

Chef Anthony Vallone
Chef Anthony ValloneExecutive Chef
With twenty-three years of experience, Chef Anthony Vallone has not only improved the quality of food served at CasaLina, but the entire dining experience as a whole. With roots from Frankavilla Sicily, Italy, Chef Vallone joined the Pera Bistro team from San Diego, California in 2016, and now CasaLina in 2018. As Executive Chef at CasaLina, Chef Vallone focuses on transforming each meal into a memorable experience and a reason to return.

Our Executive Chef has won numerous awards:

  • International Seafood Competition 1998
  • ACF Culinary Salon Gold Medal and Best in Show 2000
  • ACF Culinary Palm Springs Silver Medal 1999
  • ACF Culinary Orange County Silver & Gold Medals 1999

AFC multi-award winner

“Each event is special and dear to us and is handled with highest attention to detail” – Fahri Karakaya

Near to me, near to you, just plain near to everything… CasaLina is located in the heart of Williamstown. Walking distance from The Clark, and Williams College but also a short drive to North Adams and Mass MOCA or 20 minutes away from Jimminy Peak or downtown PittsfieldCasaLina is a short destination away from anywhere in the Berkshires.

CasaLina offers a unique dining experience tailored to our unique guests’ needs and wants:

  • The intimate private dining setting within the dining room accommodates up to 12 guests and is the perfect setting for any special occasion.
  • The Garden offers a dining experience like no other. Surrounded be local greenery and flowers and the cool shade of a young weeping birch, it is the perfect dining experience to satisfy all the senses.
  • The Tapas restaurant lounge provides lighter eating, but is just as delicious. Our many signature drinks offer a cool, delicious and satisfying ending or beginning to any night.

Our Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine are always thinking of ways of surprising guests in a simple yet sophisticated manner. Come join us and see how CasaLina can touch your heart as it has ours.

“To make food exciting and sexy that’s the key to a perfect dish”
Chef Carlos

Chef Carlos
Chef CarlosCorporate Chef de Cusine
Chef Carlos joined the ECEM Hospitality Group as Executive Sous Chef for Pera Bistro in May 2017. Chef Carlos worked at Hotel on North, in Pittsfield, MA as the Executive Sous Chef when it first opened in April of 2015, working under Brian Alberg and Sean Corcoran. In 2016, Chef Carlos worked at Towne Crier Café in Beacon, NY as the Executive Chef. Chef Carlos now brings the NYC culinary excitement, having started his culinary career in NYC restaurants like Pesce of Eataly NY, working under Mario Batali and David Pasternack, as well as, The Flat Iron and World Yacht NYC under Joe Tinelly, and Café Boulud working directly under Daniel Boulud, to name just a few.

Chef Carlos having served in the US Navy for seven years and traveled all over Asia, now brings a different culinary perspective to the already amazing classics. Having earned the confidence and trust of Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Vallone, and proprietor Fahri Karakaya, Chef Carlos is now part of the CasaLina team as the Corporate Chef de Cuisine.

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