FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2020) – Luminary Hotel & Co., the latest property from Mainsail Lodging & Development and the first Autograph hotel in the Fort Myers-Naples area, is pleased to announce the opening of The Silver King Ocean Brasserie, on Thursday, Nov. 12. As the hotel’s signature restaurant, Silver King Ocean Brasserie will offer a menu showcasing the quality of fresh seafood through clean, simple preparations using classic techniques for a modern palate. While Executive Chef Kiel Lombardo leads the hotel’s culinary team, Chef de Cuisine Matthew Mohler and General Manager Anthony Sambrato Jr., collectively have brought the Silver King to life.
“Chef Mohler and his team are excited to get our one-of-a-kind, signature restaurant open so that our guests and neighbors can come enjoy an extraordinary dining experience with us,” said Bob Megazzini, General Manager of Luminary Hotel & Co. “The Silver King makes the most of our access to fabulously fresh Florida seafood to showcase modern dishes that are approachable but far from common. We’ve created a unique, high-end dining experience that is still comfortably casual for locals and visitors alike.”
Centered on an open kitchen, the sophisticated 60-seat restaurant will feature a coastal-inspired menu and 40 additional outdoor seats where guests can relax and indulge in the finest local seafood in Southwest Florida. The décor includes modern elements such as a flowing silver and copper artwork installation inspired by the restaurant’s namesake, the “Silver King” Atlantic tarpon, as well as silver accents, rich woods, marble and velvet.
Among the many flavorful creations Chef Kiel has added to the menu are Marinated Charred Octopus, East Coast Oysters, Potato & Caviar, New York Strip Dry Aged Prime, A5 Japanese Beef, Whole Fish Dishes packed with flavor, and much more. The restaurant will also feature The Florida Room, a private dining space that seats 14 guests, perfect for intimate gatherings and celebrations and named after Florida Heitman. The Silver King Ocean Brasserie is open for dinner Tuesday – Saturday from 5 to 10 p.m., with plans to offer brunch in the near future. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made via Yelp.
The boutique Luminary Hotel & Co. opened its doors in September in Downtown Fort Myers on the riverfront and introduced four other food and beverage outlets: Dean Street Coffee Roastery & Retail, Ella Mae’s Dinner, The Lobby Bar, and Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop bar. Luminary Hotel & Co. also plans to open the new riverfront Oxbow Bar & Grill located on the Caloosahatchee River in March of 2021. A delightful blend of retail and casual dining, Oxbow’s second floor will be reserved for special events and groups, with an outdoor terrace and picture windows offering spectacular river views.
For more information on The Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Luminary Hotel & Co., visit LuminaryHotel.com.
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About Luminary Hotel & Co.
On Sept.23, 2020, the waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. opened its doors, soaring 12 stories above downtown Fort Myers, Florida, as the area’s first hotel in the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International. More than a hotel, Luminary is a hub of excitement and discovery – a focal point where locals and travelers tap into the collective energy of a city, and a story, begun by a brilliant cast of audacious local luminaries. The 243-room boutique hotel is home to the signature Silver King Ocean Brasserie and Lobby Bar; Beacon Social Drinkery rooftop lounge; Ella Mae's Diner; Dean Street Coffee; The Workshop culinary theater; an indoor and outdoor fitness facility; and a spacious pool area on the fourth floor featuring an event deck overlooking the Caloosahatchee River. Luminary offers 10,000 square feet of adaptable indoor and outdoor function space ideal for a variety of events and meetings and is adjacent to the neighboring Caloosa Sound Convention Center. The hotel also offers convenient access to the new riverfront Oxbow Bar & Grill, Oxbow Retail & Rentals, and Caloosa Sound Amphitheater, all located on the Caloosahatchee and scheduled to open in 2021. LuminaryHotel.com
About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes five Autograph Collection hotels: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort (WaterlineResort.com) on Anna Maria Island, Florida; the historic Fenway Hotel (FenwayHotel.com) in Dunedin, Florida and the riverfront Luminary Hotel & Co. (LuminaryHotel.com) in downtown Fort Myers, Florida; as well as Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida and The Karol Hotel (TheKarolHotel.com), the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in Pinellas County, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the U.S. under its Mainsail Corporate Housing brand (MainsailHousing.com). Mainsail Lodging also manages a portfolio of private vacation homes through its Mainsail Vacation Rentals (MainsailVR.com) offered on Homes & Villas by Marriott International. Additional future projects include the 179-room Epicurean Atlanta (EpicureanHotelAtlanta.com); a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex in Pasco County, Florida; Wylie Hotel, an independent boutique hotel in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward (WylieHotel.com); and a historic boutique hotel in Macon, Georgia. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay, the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse, to annual events such as the Epic Chef Showdown. Learn more at MainsailHotels.com
About Autograph Collection Hotels
Autograph Collection Hotels advocates for the original, championing the individuality of each of its over 180 independent hotels located in the most desirable destinations across more than 35 countries and territories. Each is a product of passion and a personal realization of its individual founder’s vision, making each hotel singular and special: Exactly Like Nothing Else. Hand-selected for their inherent craft and distinct perspectives on design and hospitality, Autograph Collection hotels offer rich immersive moments that leave a lasting imprint. For more information, please visit www.autographhotels.com, and explore our social media channels on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook or follow along to be inspired by immersive moments that are #ExactlyLikeNothingElse. Autograph Collection Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, the new name of Marriott’s travel program replacing Marriott Rewards®, The Ritz- Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG). The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including earning points toward free hotel stays and nights toward Elite status recognition. To enrol for free or for more information about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.