A rendering of Il Fornaio39s new prototype

A rendering of Il Fornaio's new prototype

Il Fornaio to open new Tuscan farmhouse prototype

Casual-dining chain hopes to revive the brand for new growth

The casual-dining Il Fornaio chain is scheduled to open a new prototype restaurant this fall that company officials hope will jumpstart new growth.

The new unit in Woodland Hills, Calif., is scheduled to open in September in a new Westfield retail complex called The Village at Westfield Topanga. It’s the first new restaurant the Corte Madera, Calif.-based chain has opened since 2008, and the first since the 20-unit

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