Located within the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel designed by Morris Lepidus, the Scarpetta restaurant designed by the acclaimed interior designer, David Collins, has carefully chosen Italian design and nautical motifs references.
Collins gave his signature style, timeless glamour into the Scarpetta The restaurant featured ocean and poolside views, a glass-enclosed veranda as well as casual dining areas and a cocktail lounge.
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A light, airy and sophisticated interior displays a subtle nautical palette, with elements that takes us back to mid-century Italian design. Natural materials, such as rich woods and embossed leathers, with those possessing a strong maritime heritage, such as gloss marine lacquer, rope detailing, polished brass and white-washed timbers.
Floor to ceiling columns, reminiscent of coral or weatherworn driftwood, line the windows adding an organic, sculptural element. Walls are intricately tiled in blacks, whites and grays create the feeling of water dancing along the walls.
The Scarpetta opened in January 2009, Scott Conant is the chef-patron and since then is a major win-awarded restaurant.
“Scott is unquestionably talented and his food is exciting and compelling,” said Thomas Connell, Executive Chef, Fontainebleau Miami Beach. “Scarpetta filled a void that no one else has been able to fill in Miami – it’s got an incredible, innovative menu, unrivaled by anything else on the beach, beautiful design, and a glamorous atmosphere. It is exactly what people are looking for.”
Scott Conant, offers a regional Italian menu combining the simplicity of Italy’s cucina rustica with the refined flavors of fine cuisine amidst breathtaking views.
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Scarpetta at Fontainebleau is also a beneficiary of the AAA Four Diamond Award, and wan a Best of award excellence- Wine spectator 2014 and a Best expensive Italian in Miami “The restaurant simply excels at serving clean flavors” – Miami new time.