Kitchen

319 Belvedere Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
561-249-2281
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  • Mon - Sat: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Dinner
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
There is eating, and there is dining: At Kitchen in West Palm Beach, husband-and-wife team Aliza and Matthew Byrne aim to show you the difference. Here, executive chef-owner Matthew Byrne creates refined takes on comfort classics while his wife and business partner acts as the ultimate manager and hostess. Here, Byrne works under the mantra K-I-S-S, short for "keep it simple, stupid." That means buy the freshest ingredients, and do as little to them as possible. This philosophy has been with Pennsylvania-born Byrne for a long time, including the period he spent working in some of Philadelphia's most lauded fine dining establishments, like French landmark Le Bec Fin. Fourteen years later and after a number of gigs as a private chef — most recently for Tiger Woods — Byrne decided to make good on his lifelong vision of opening his own establishment in a quiet neighborhood space just north of the Southern Boulevard bridge in West Palm Beach. The chef named the restaurant Kitchen in hopes that the experience would be akin to sharing a home-cooked meal with him and his wife. The menu is seasonally inspired, but mainstays include fan favorites like the chicken schnitzel, Maple Leaf Farm duck, and a from-scratch lemon coconut cake. For all the sophistication of his current menu, Byrne is still not afraid to admit his first job was at a local deli, and the first dish he learned to make was onion rings.

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