Mora Italian has new owners who are bringing a revamped menu and a refreshed design to the restaurant.

Chef Scott Conant recently expanded his Arizona restaurant portfolio, announcing that he and his SC Culinary Inc. team have partnered with Creation Hospitality, for the ownership and operation of The Americano, an Italian-inspired North Scottsdale steakhouse. Through this new partnership, Conant exclusively will steer the culinary vision and operation its operation, along with Paride Guerra, director of operations and operating partner. SC Culinary and Creation Hospitality now will co-own Mora Italian, which is at 5651 N. 7th St.

Mora Italian is still home to Conant’s seasonal menu of modern osteria food. It has earned many awards for its pasta paired with Italian classics and innovative dishes. Mora Italian had closed temporarily amid the COVID-19 pandemic but had expected to reopen in December. To learn more, visit