Since June 2013

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Since opening its doors on June 10, 2013, Bistro 83’s knowledgeable and well-trained staff has strived to make every customer’s dining experience a special one.

An Oasis in a fine-dining desert. -Bob Megra, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Located on the border of North Ridgeville and Avon, residing as a prominent business on the county’s first roundabout, Bistro 83 wants its guests to experience upscale dining in a laid back, comfortable atmosphere. If there is anything that we can do to make your experience a special one, please do not hesitate to ask.

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General Manager

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Anthony Martorello

“Cooking is my passion for many different reasons. The reasons have changed and grown with me through my career, from learning how to use a knife to teaching at a culinary school to running an award winning kitchen  Making things as best that I can is my hobby and I get to practice my hobby every day! Who wouldn’t want that job?”

Bio.

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts
  • 3 Year Apprenticeship under Chef Stephan Rieger
  • 22 years in the industry

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Executive Chef

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Steven Stadnicar

My passion is from Creative fulfillment, the fine line between science and act. Exchanging  knowledge, pushing others to grow and being pushed to grow.”

Bio.

  • Lorain County Junior Vocational School
  • 11 years in the industry

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Bar Manager

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Jeff Gresko

Jeff is the 3-time defending Cleveland Magazine Best of the West Best Bartender and was named the 2019 Lorain County Best Bartender by Pulse Magazine. Stop by, pull up a seat at our new bar and see why he has so many fans.

Bio.

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts
  • 17 years in the industry
  • Pittsburgh Steelers fan (don’t hold it against him!)

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Sommelier

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Jim Fink

Jim is a Certified Sommelier and is currently preparing for the Advanced Exam with the goal of someday achieving the title of Master Sommelier. He has won national recognition for his wine programs in both Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast for several years.  Additionally, he has been featured both on a local level in Cleveland Magazine, and nationally in Food & Wine Magazine for his service style on the floor and his philosophy on running successful beverage programs. At Bistro 83, he has developed a wine program that is centered around the guests. Our pricing strategy provides each guest the opportunity to enjoy bottles of wine that traditionally may not have been possible in other establishments.

Bio.

  • Wright State University
  • 15 years in the industry including Partner at Lago Restaurant & Wine Bar in Tremont (now closed)
  • Bistro 83 Sommelier since 2018

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