Derek's Culinary Casual 514 Central Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-366-6565 Make reservation Mobile reservations
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Prices: $31 to $50
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Welcome to DEREK'S CULINARY CASUAL
Chef/owner Derek Barnes brings together surprising combinations of flavors and textures in a progressive American cuisine. Adventurous diners will appreciate Derek's unique creations, and those with less daring tastes will enjoy his modern comfort food. Drawing from a rich blend of culinary styles and traditions, Derek is committed to bringing pleasure to all five senses when you dine at Derek's Culinary Casual. A semifinalist for the prestigious James Beard Best Chef South award, Derek worked with Emeril Lagasse in the kitchen of Emeril's in New Orleans before opening his own restaurant on the SunCoast. Derek's talent for creating unique, delectable dishes has earned him Florida Trend's Golden Spoon award, the "Most Innovative Chef" title in the Best of SRQ Magazine, and inclusion in the exclusive Zagat America's Top Restaurants listing. At Derek's - original, fresh, creative cuisine meets hip and sophisticated ambiance.