Studies conducted on frequent customers who prefer to use the Italian restaurants indicate the Italian dining experience is exceptions, during the dinner there is passion and a form of liveliness that can be felt across the room, this has made many first time diners become regular customers. When it comes to having food prepared the right manner and presented in the right way makes the dinging experience more special, the Italians been noted to take lots of wine during their meals which is one of the distinctive features with the Italian restaurants. Italians are very intention to make their dining experience a family affair, the dinner is always served late from 9pm, this has always been a tradition since the lunch serving time is between 12.30 to 2.30 pm.
Research conducted on the Trento Restaurant has explained the Italian restaurants are often fully booked as many Italians prefer to have dinner at the same time. Research conducted on Italian cuisine indicated the Italian kids are often invited to the dinner table to eat off the regular menu, the primary reason to bring the kids is to introduce them to the Italian heritage that emphasizes the need to socialize during meal times and form friends. Pasta is identified to be Italians restaurants staple dish by bring the kids to the dining table they are well oriented on the different dishes that can be prepared from pasta alone. During dinner Italians focus is on socialization with friends and family also the Italian restaurants do not fancy the ideal to split bills, thus the restaurants have put in place the simple cash register where a single card can be used to pay the bills, in the event the dinners prefer to split the bills the interest charged on the cards is much higher.
Studies have indicated Italians prefer to take their meals at the same time, thus during times which often take two hours are served same time across restaurants and everything is done in leisure as they enjoy their meals. Thus this makes the dinner time ran for about 2 hours from 9 pm to 11 pm, at this time the Italians have an ample time to catch up with the families and friends and get to know what is happening in each other’s lives. In summary, it is important to highlight when a non-Italian decides to visit Italy or an Italian restaurant there is need to be fully prepared on the different Italian cuisine tradition in order to properly blend in and have fun with the others.