Atrio Restaurant + Wine Room at Conrad Miami Unveils Culturally Inspired Menu by Executive Chef Virgile Brandel
Luxury Hotel Debuts NEW Menu Infused with the Best of Miami and the Mediterranean
MIAMI - Atrio Restaurant + Wine Room at Conrad Miami announced their new signature menu which showcases the finest in Mediterranean cuisine infused with the exotic flavors of Miami. Envisioned by Executive Chef Virgile Brandel, Atrio's new modern dining concept highlights the best seasonal ingredients and locally sourced produce to offer an incredible dining experience for the epicurean traveler, paired with scenic views from the elevated restaurant.
The global cuisine fuses Chef Brandel's culinary excellence, ingenuity and skills inspired by the Mediterranean with the international flavors of Miami. The chef has designed the new menu to feature the tropical flavors, ingredients and staples that are native to the Latin American and Caribbean countries that influence Miami including sweet plantain mofongo, roasted corn, yucca fries, toasted pepitas, mango, vanilla and coconut, and grilled snapper and mahi mahi, with distinctive spices and Mediterranean influences. Chef Brandel's own Herb Marinated Grouper with green papaya slaw, harissa aioli and avocado fries combines these regions giving it a non-traditional flare.
"At Atrio, it's about the food journey and the elevated dining experience that reflects the infused cultures of Miami," said Brandel. "We create specialty dishes made with the freshest ingredients and distinctive, local flavors that are influenced by a number of cultures to offer our guests the most delicious taste in each and every bite."
On the lunch and dinner menus, the Roasted Peach Gazpacho, Empanadas Stuffed with Short Rib, Chargrilled Prime Angus Burger with Smoked Bacon, and Pici Pasta with Exotic Mushroom Bolognese and Stracciatella are some of the stand-out dishes.
For seafood lovers, Atrio's Bay Scallop, Rock Shrimp and Red Snapper Ceviche, Curried Crab Stuffed Avocado and Giant Shrimp Risotto with Taragon Saffron, Peas and Chorizo Crisps are the latest selection of dishes added to Chef Brandel's signature seafood specialties.
Atrio's renowned dining experience would not be complete without Chef Brandel's tempting desserts. Highlighting the best of what Miami has to offer, Atrio's unrivaled desserts include a Dulce de Leche Banana Tartlet, Roasted Spiced Pineapple with Rum and Ginger Ice Cream, and Chocolate Cake with Roasted Bananas and Pop Corn.
Conrad Miami also offers their "Taste of Time" lunch menu which has diners in and out in 45 minutes or the meal is free. The "Taste of Time" menu changes every three weeks and includes a choice of two appetizer options, two entrée options and a dessert. This balanced lunch option is available Mon. - Fri. for $23 plus tax and gratuity and includes complimentary valet parking.
Situated high on the 25th floor of Conrad Miami, Atrio indulges diners with stunning views of the City of Miami and Biscayne Bay. The chic, contemporary ambiance, plush seating and Conrad's intuitive service create the perfect backdrop for Miami's local crowd as well as the sophisticated world traveler visiting from abroad. The private wine room features over 200 vintages and is an intimate space for any special occasion, dinner party or wine tasting.
Atrio's sommelier recommends a glass of Chardonnay Cuvaison Napa Valley to compliment the Striped Bass that is made with Sweet Pepper Peperonata, Baby Fennel and Tapenade or a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Cellars with the Grilled Angus Beef Tenderloin made with Sauteed Exotic Mushrooms, Duck Fat Fingerlings Potatoes and a Gorgonzola Shiraz Wine Jus.
For reservations or more information about Atrio Restaurant + Wine Room or Conrad Miami, please call (305) 503-6529 or visit www.conradmiami.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @conradmiami. For more information about Conrad Hotels & Resorts, please visit news.conradhotels.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @conradhotels.
More than luxury or location, beyond bold design and stunning architecture, Conrad Miami is about unique guest experiences that redefine hospitality for business and leisure travelers alike in the heart of Miami's business and financial district. Its 203 rooms and 103 residence suites are known for providing the most discriminating traveler with superior comfort and high-tech facilities. Conrad Miami's philosophy of service and meticulous attention to detail permeate the property, from the extraordinary cuisine of Atrio and personalized therapies of The Spa, to the modern conference facilities and rooftop pool area. An ongoing, unobtrusive program of capital upgrades and refurbishment reflects Conrad Miami's commitment to perfecting the guest experience. For more information, visit www.conradhotels.com.
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