Chef Angelo Elia of Casa D'Angelo: "I Am Here Seven Days a Week"
Chef Angelo Elia epitomizes the American dream. After moving from Italy to the U.S. as a teenager, he worked his way through some of New York and Florida's prestigious kitchens. Along with the original Casa D'Angelo, Chef Angelo and his wife, Denise, now find themselves at the head of their own restaurant conglomerate. Even with three locations in South Florida and one in the Bahamas, this busy restaurant chef and entrepreneur took the time to speak with Clean Plate Charlie about the challenges and rewards he faces on a daily basis.
dish needs lots of care and attention, but I would say you always have
to be extra attentive with fish -- it's easy to overcook.
was offered the opportunity four and a half years ago because of the success of
my Fort Lauderdale location. The Bahamas attracts a high-end clientele
with lots of returning visitors, and it is doing very well. I have not
looked back since we opened.
How do you split your time between locations?
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