St. Joe Club & Resorts Emerald Coast destination restaurant Havana Beach Bar & Grill at The Pearl Hotel has been recognized by editors of Florida Trend as a 2016 Golden Spoon Award winning restaurant.
Highlighting 100 of the top dining establishments throughout Florida, the annual Golden Spoon winners are carefully selected by the magazine’s editorial staff and featured in a special section in the December 2016 issue.
Havana Beach Bar & Grill is one of just 21 new members to receive this prestigious accolade in 2016.
Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Havana Beach Bar & Grill showcases Gulf Coast American cuisine with Old World Spanish, Portuguese, and French influences, incorporating meats, fish, and produce sourced locally from small, family-owned producers within 100 miles of the restaurant. Signature items include the Chorizo and Artisan Cheese Empanadas; Paella with grouper, sea scallop, gulf shrimp, lobster, chorizo, rice, and sofrito; and Lamb Loin with caramelized sweet potato, Chile plantain, foraged mushrooms, and Malbec cranberries.
“We pride ourselves in creating award-winning dining that reflects our passion for fresh, innovative cuisine and top notch service, and are thrilled that some of the most esteemed palates across the state have honored us with this respected award,” said St. Joe Club & Resorts Corporate Executive Chef Todd Rogers.