LaScola Italian Grill closing March 30

Gus Nicolaidis (left) and Chef Moussa Salloukh (Girl in the Glass City)

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - LaScola Italian Grill announced Tuesday it is closing its doors for good.

The restaurant, located on Airport Highway near Reynolds, will shut down after 12 years in business. According to a news release from the restaurant, the move was prompted by the retirement of Gus Nicolaidis, who has spent 50 years in the Toledo restaurant business.

The last day of business will be March 30, 2019. Owners are advising anyone who has a gift card to use it by March 30.