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Jason Mueller, owner and executive chef of Bello Cucina in Spicer

Chef/owner brings Italian menu to Spicer with his fourth Bello Cucina restaurant

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SPICER –– When Jason Mueller opened an Italian restaurant in Morris eight years ago, he was chided for thinking that dishes he made — like scallopini, marsala, wild mushroom pancetta or butternut squash ravioli and lobster — would find an audience in the heart of rural Minnesota.


He proved his critics wrong and has since opened three Bello Cucina restaurants in rural Minnesota, including his latest in Spicer.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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