A Little Love.

Offering prix fixe, multi-course tasting menus in an intimate environment, our restaurant is an elegant dining experience right in the heart of downtown Lancaster. Amorette brings you an innovative, eclectic menu featuring the finest quality seasonal ingredients available in a sophisticated urban atmosphere.

Our talented culinary team specializes in French-American fine dining like you’ve never before experienced in South Central Pennsylvania. Amorette also offers a remarkable selection of boutique and rare wines to complement your meal.

Multi-course dinner seatings begin at 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday.

Private dining rooms and intimate chef's table experiences are also available upon request.

Tuesday-Thursday 5:00pm - 12am

Friday & Saturday 5:000pm - 2am

Sunday 5:00pm - 12am

Sherri Ross


Sherri brings a strong background in luxury hotels and restaurants around the world, most recently managing a Relais & Châteaux property in Connecticut. Her leadership and expertise in hospitality, employee training, and fine dining make her the perfect fit to be the General Manager at Amorette.

Isaac Olivo


Isaac is a New York City native who joins Amorette from Relais & Châteaux's Grace Mayflower Inn & Spa, where he was Executive Chef. Along with a wealth of experience from Jean Georges NYC, and Chefs Michael Mina & Tom Colicchio, his masterful techniques in French and American cuisine bring a seasonal and contemporary experience to Amorette.

Renaud Besnard


Renaud comes to Amorette from Aureole in New York, where he was executive pastry chef. The Parisian-born Besnard trained at the landmark Joël Robuchon atelier as well as the Bristol Hotel, both in Paris. He is known for his masterful French technique and imaginative creations.

Thierry Lesparre


Thierry is a Michelin-trained Parisian Level 3 Sommelier. Lesparre was mentored by the legendary sommelier Olivier Poussier, recognized as one of the best sommeliers in the world by the UDSF (Union de la Sommellerie Francais). Lesparre trained throughout France at Michelin-starred Le Pavillon Elysée-Lenôtre and Le Drouant before coming to the U.S., where he worked with French-American culinary luminaries such as Jean-Louis Palladin and Georges Perrier.

Tara Welsh


Tara Welsh is a natural fit to help deliver an exceptional experience for visitors to the Amorette lounge. With more than 20 years in the culinary and restaurant profession, Tara’s specialized insight into extraordinary customer service and overall restaurant operations makes her the perfect director of the Amorette lounge experience.

Erica Graber


In addition to an affinity for design and marketing, Erica's background in events and hospitality management make her well suited to connect Amorette with the community and her native home of Lancaster.

Tom & Donna Ponessa


Tom and Donna are Lancaster natives who love fine dining. Tom founded T.W. Ponessa & Associates, a Lancaster-based psychiatric outpatient clinic with seven Pennsylvania locations and 650 employees. He owns the Lancaster restaurant Cafe di Vetro and co-owns Marion Courtroom. Donna Ponessa, a licensed massage therapist, owns Ponessa Medical Massage Center. They are avid foodies who travel the world seeking out Michelin-star restaurants and are delighted to bring that quality of dining experience to their hometown.