Ask the Chef

Fulvio Sardelli Talks Sous Vide Cooking, Life in the Kitchen, and Restaurant Empires

Hollywood restaurateur Fulvio Sardelli Jr. is turning the third floor of his family's pricey, beachside steak house into a chef's room where he'll soon serve tasting menus for groups as small as four and as big as 30.

"For me, it's not about eating," he says. "It's all about entertaining and the people who come into the room."

With three restaurants in the family -- Sardelli's, Fulvio's 1900, and gastropub Tipsy Boar -- Fulvio is trying to figure out what comes next.

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Zachary Fagenson is the restaurant critic for Miami New Times, and proud to report a cholesterol level of 172.
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