Rino Brigliadori, Sr.

September 29, 1944 - November 16, 2012

Rino Brigliadori, Sr., age 68, of Dallas, Texas passed away November 16, 2012. He was born September 29, 1944 in Cesena, Italy to Mario Brigliadori and Emma (Bertossi) Brigliadori. Rino was a chef and shared his culinary skills across Europe. He came to the United States in the early 70’s with the Belgian Ambassador and lived in Washington D.C. and then New York, where he married Francesca. He eventually moved to Dallas in 1996, where he owned several restaurants, most notably, Modo Mio. Rino was very hard working and loved his family, friends, and children. When he was not working he enjoyed watching soccer and auto racing. He is survived by Francesca, sons Rino Brigliadori, Jr. and Gianni Brigliadori, niece, Anastasia Poole and siblings in Italy.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2012 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel, Allen, Texas.

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I'm lost for words to know that you were laid to rest. I remember the good times we had together. I know you are deeply missed by friends &Family. I wish I had known about your passing but instead I just found out. I know your in a better place and I still have all the pictures to our trip to Austin&San Antonio. (I remember making copies for you). :) May you watch over your family &Friends. You are missed Rino. Much Love to you&your Family. Miranda Caywood, January 9, 2013 You will remain in our hearts forever. Francesca, Rino, and Gianni Brigliadori, November 26, 2012 Sadly, part of living is experiencing the pain and grief of losing a loved one. May we remember Rino for the way he touched us all through his easy smile and the love he showed his friends and family. God Bless. Rino Brigliadori, November 24, 2012 To Rino's family. First I want to give you my deepest condolences and pray for you all during this time of sadness. Having lost my father one year ago I know your sadness and the empty feeling of losing someone so close to you. Please find solace in the fact that everything he did with and for you is still inside you and in that way he will be with you always. Tommy J Tripp, November 23, 2012 We were extremely saddened to hear of Rino's passing. He remains in our hearts forever.May his rest be peaceful always. Deepest condolences to his family. Alessandra & Karl Schneider, November 23, 2012 To the Brigliadori Family ... May you find comfort in knowing that Big Rino will continue to participate in every act, thought and decision you make as he watches over you and protects you from Heaven. May his love leave an indelible imprint in your memories always and forever. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace, Big Rino. With much love, The Salter Family The Salter Family, November 21, 2012