Trattoria Stefano is a restaurant and bar located in the heart of downtown Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Listed in the Wisconsin Historic Registry, the beautiful brick building was built in 1892.
Meet the Chef
Stefano Viglietti is a self-taught chef who owns and operates four restaurants with his wife, Whitney, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Trattoria Stefano, a regional Italian trattoria, opened in 1994 followed by Il Ritrovo, a certified Neapolitan pizzeria in 2000. Both have been featured in Food & Wine Magazine, Madison Magazine, Wisconsin Trails, Milwaukee Magazine, Bon Apetit, and Chicago Sun Times. In 2005, Stefano opened Field to Fork, a combination café and grocery featuring local and organic meats and produce. Field to Fork was featured in Saveur Magazine and New York Times Magazine online.The Duke of Devon, a true English gastropub, opened in 2006. Stefano was named a semi-finalist for Best Chef: Midwest in the 2018 James Beard Awards.
Stefano has provided outstanding learning experiences for his employees through sponsored trips to Italy, helping to expand knowledge and appreciation for authentic Italian cuisine.
Stefano and Whitney expanded and relocated the retail from Il Ritrovo into Stefano’s Slo Food Market next door to the Field to Fork in 2022.
Stefano Viglietti, CHEF
Stefano and Whitney Viglietti, owners