John Belleme

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    French Bistro Le Ferme Announces Opening Date in Boca Raton

    It's restaurant opening season, and already Palm Beach County has seen the grand opening of several new concepts in the past few weeks. Yet another restaurant is coming to Boca Raton. On Saturday, October 4, La Ferme -- a modern French bistro -- will open its doors. The new restaurant is located on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Meet John Belleme, the Drum-Playing, Foie Gras-Loving Chef of Stephane's in Boca Raton

    When John Belleme took the reins as executive chef at Stephane's in Boca Raton this summer, it was hardly his first time leading a high-profile kitchen in Palm Beach County. Belleme, who has worked with Florida restaurateurs like Burt Rapoport and Dennis Max, was chef/co-owner of the highly-regarded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Stephane's in Boca Raton Opens This Sunday, July 15

    All systems are go for Stephane's in Boca Raton which will open its doors to the public this Sunday, July 15. The luxe restaurant is housed in the space previously occupied by Copper Canyon Grill and it will focus on American and French cuisine. The new restaurant is taking reservations online for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Umi Fishbar Grill Opens in Palm Beach Gardens

    Umi Fishbar's Bahamas roll​One of Palm Beach County's best-known restaurateurs has teamed up with one of Palm Beach County's best-known chefs to create a contemporary, Asian-esque eatery in the space once home to Noche restaurant-niteclub in Palm Beach Gardens.  Carmine Giardini and chef John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Restaurant News: Burt Rapoport Does Delray, Triple Eight Debuts, Kiss 'Em Goodbye

    •    Two big Delray Beach projects on tap for local restaurateur Burt Rapoport. First is a takeover of the now-shuttered Busch's Seafood on the Intracoastal, which Rapoport will make over as Burt's at the Bridge, a casual, affordable eatery featuring a wood-fired grill, raw bar, liv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Henry's in Boca Kicks off Summer with Spa Menu - Dishes are 490 Cals or Less

    John Belleme​Taking a cue from Seasons 52, the wildly popular chain restaurant in Boca, Chef John Belleme worked with Henry's owner Burt Rapoport to shave fats and sugars, and devise a "spa" menu. On it are entrees that don't blow the calorie budget - unless you get carried away and order two ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 29, 2005

    Sexi Mexi

    Two new Boca restaurants head south of the border

  • Dining

    February 19, 2004

    Zemi More

    Problematic service is perplexing, but Zemi remains a top-drawer dining destination with a top-shelf chef.

  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Starting from Scratch

    Digs brings a new global style to Lake Worth

  • Dining

    September 20, 2001

    Eat, Drink, and Lament

    The terrorism in the Northeast can bring us together

  • Foodstuffs

    May 17, 2001
  • Dining

    June 8, 2000

    A Simple Plan

    Zemi continues the tradition of fine dining set by its predecessors

  • Foodstuffs

    May 11, 2000