More cuisine options - Island Grill Restaurant opens
Tourists and locals alike have another option to choose from when it comes to cuisine, with a new restaurant, Island Grill now opened at Fugalei.
Owned by Tupa’i Saleimoa and Rosie Vaai, the couple from Asau, Savai’i and Siusega is definitely not new to the business world. They are also the proud owners of Vaimoana Seaside Lodge, as well as the Savai’i Koko Exports.
Speaking to the media, Tupa’i says tthat “it is our passion for eating out that we came up with the idea to set up this restaurant and it helps that my wife is a cook.”
Tupa’i Saleimoa says they named their eatery Island Grill because they will be concentrating on steak and seafood dishes.
“It took us a little while and I know there’s a lot of eating places around town but we feel that we’re looking for affordability and quality at the same time, so that’s our main aim.”
“Most of our sourcing will be from Savaii.” He said they wanted to create the business here because their children attended school in Upolu and his wife lived with them.
Saleimoa and his wife have spent two years planning their business and just within three months this year; their restaurant is now ready.
Island Grill will be open up today at 12:00p.m. It is located at Fugalei, next to Frankie’s Supermarket and opposite the Fugalei market.