Attracted by the rich culture and excellent food of Toscana, Italian fifth largest region, Mrs. Ellyta Soetantyo opened a fine Italian restaurant in Kemang, South of Jakarta on 27th of July 1996 called Toscana.
With the atmosphere of gourmet revolved around eclectic food served in traditional style, Mrs. Ellyta bravely presented something different, A straight foward but elegant restaurant that served stage of the art Italian food usually confined to five star hotel.
Even though located a bit from other restaurant in Kemang at that time, Toscana was recognized by expatriates living in surrounding areas. Finding the food suited their taste, they became regulars and in away, created a solid base of customers for Toscana.
Toscana Jakarta won as The Best Italian Restaurant from Jakarta Java Kini Award and Indonesia Tattler Award, and also won Runner Up from Now Jakarta Award.
Determined to follow its success, the management expand its business to Jl. Kayu Aya - Seminyak, an area of many exclusive hotels and fine restaurants. There are Ultimo Italian Restaurant - Where Everything\'s Excellent, Rumours - Everything you hear is true and Char Char Bar&Grill.