From the Pampas of Argentina and the Tulip fields of Holland, Via the Caribbean, Florida and New Hampshire, Restauranteurs Jose Luis and Catherine Pawelek have come full circle.
While working at Resorts, Hotels, Cruise Lines and Restaurants, throughout the Globe, the Paweleks cultivated their love of the Hospitality Industry and Restaurants.
They met while working on a Cruise Ship in the Caribbean 31 years ago, she as a blackjack dealer, he as a bartender. They worked together to build a Travel Agency and School as well as 3 successful restaurants in the Miami area, before moving to the White Mountains of New Hampshire where they purchased and ran a Full service Country Inn and Restaurant for 6 years.
Returning back to the sunny shores of Florida (Saint Petersburg), they opened their restaurant in the waterfront community of Gulfport "Elements Global Cuisine", In 2008 they had the opportunity to sell their restaurant and house and move to Las Vegas.
After 3 months of intense searching throughout Las Vegas, they found the perfect location that gave them a sense of community (Spanish Trail area) and the ability to introduce their restaurant. This is where Chef Jose Luis' shines with his home-made Bread, smaller plates (tapas) & Main courses & Pastry Chef Catherine showcases her desserts, chutney & world famous Martini List (over 400 varieties and counting).
"Our Menu is what happens when you take Tropical Floribbean, Flavorful Asian, Wood Grilled South American and the Classics" says Chef Jose Luis "and create a fusion of flavors and styles with a dose of fun. We call it "Comfort Food with a Touch of Sophistication".
"Come and try some of our fresh Seafood, Wood Grilled Meats, Pasta, or Vegetarian dishes or try some of our smaller plates with a broad choice of Wines by the Glass," adds Pastry Chef Catherine, "You will also get a taste of Jose Luis’ homemade Artisan breads, served with his very own chutney. Then, make sure you save room for some of my delectable homemade desserts and finish the meal with a choice of one of our 30 After Dinner Martinis".