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Renowned Chef AJ Black Unveils Culinary Masterpiece

Chef AJ Black | Naples 2Night

Esteemed chef and culinary visionary, AJ Black, is once again making waves in the world of gastronomy with the grand opening of Osteria Capri's sister restaurant on the picturesque shores of Marco Island. Known for his innovative take on traditional Italian cuisine, Chef AJ Black is set to captivate the taste buds of residents and visitors alike with a seafood-centric establishment that promises a culinary journey like no other.

Chef AJ Black, celebrated for his flagship restaurant Osteria Capri, has garnered widespread acclaim for his delectable dishes, exceptional service, and inviting ambiance. Now, he's expanding his culinary empire to Marco Island, introducing a new restaurant that focuses on the bounty of the ocean, aptly named Osteria Capri.

The new establishment promises to be a haven for seafood enthusiasts, featuring Chef AJ Black's signature style that seamlessly blends traditional Italian flavors with a modern twist. The menu showcases the freshest and most exquisite seafood sourced from local and international waters, offering patrons an unparalleled dining experience that celebrates the richness of Italian cuisine and the treasures of the ocean.

"I am thrilled to introduce our new seafood-focused restaurant to the vibrant community of Marco Island," said Chef AJ Black. "Our goal is to create an immersive culinary journey for our guests, where they can savor the finest seafood dishes in an atmosphere that reflects the beauty of the sea. We are committed to providing an unforgettable dining experience that celebrates the richness of Italian cuisine and the bounty of the ocean.”

The carefully curated menu is a selection of Osteria Capri's best and most innovative dishes, embodying Chef AJ's motto: "fresh ingredients, simplicity, and love is the recipe for a treasured dining experience." Highlights include the Salmon Dijonnaise, Fettuccine Mare e Monti, and the Lamb Osso Bucco, all expertly crafted to showcase the natural flavors of the ocean.

The restaurant's interior design takes inspiration from the coastal charm of Marco Island, providing a warm and inviting ambiance that complements the exquisite flavors on the menu. Whether it's a romantic evening, a family celebration, or a casual get-together with friends, patrons can expect a stylish and comfortable setting that sets the stage for a memorable dining experience.

Scheduled for a grand opening after Christmas, reservations for this seafood haven are now being accepted. Located at 918 North Collier Boulevard, the 60-seat restaurant offers a quaint setting and easy self-parking, ensuring that guests can enjoy culinary excellence on the island.

Chef AJ Black, a culinary maestro renowned for his innovative approach to traditional Italian cuisine, continues to push the boundaries of culinary artistry with the opening of his new seafood-focused restaurant on Marco Island. With a commitment to excellence, creativity, and a passion for quality ingredients, Chef AJ Black is set to solidify his place as a legendary figure in the culinary world.

Osteria Capri on Marco Island, led by chef/owner AJ Black, features authentic Italian cuisine with a modern sophisticated style, specializing in organic seafood, seasonal local vegetables, natural beef, plus vegan and gluten-free options. The restaurant is located at 918 North Collier Boulevard on Marco Island, nearby The Esplanade Shoppes. To view the menu, visit Open seven days a week for dinner from 4:30 pm until 9 pm. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (239) 388-4081.



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