Knowing Orlando was “home” for Kevin, he returned after seven years in Atlanta. He quickly found employment in a little restaurant called “Café Allegre” in Orlando’s College Park neighborhood. Falling in love with the restaurant and area, Kevin bought “Allegre” in 2001 and changed the name to “K Restaurant and Wine Bar”. It became one of Orlando’s first “Chef owned and operated” restaurants. K was the one of the first establishments to showcase local ingredients, have a menu that changed daily to reflect the seasons, and offer a full cheese list.
As the owner of K for the past 8 years, Kevin has won almost every award in Orlando from “Neighborhood Gem” to “Best Restaurant in Orlando”. As one of “America’s Top Restaurants” in Zagat, his restaurant has been featured in “Bon Apetite Magazine”, “Nation’s Restaurant News”, “Orlando Leisure”, “Florida Trend”, ”The Orlando Sentinel”, and Kevin was added into “Orlando’s Dining Hall of Fame” from “Orlando Magazine”