Touché Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant by Celebrity Chef Carla Pellegrino
The word is out! Miami is a growing culinary scene– with the likes of Top Chef alumni and the growing culinary community, including Brazilian-born, Italian “Top Chef” star and foodie favorite Carla Pellegrino who is excited to introduce Touché Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant. Launching April 3rd, Touché is centrally located in the heart of Downtown Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District. Poised to be the most coveted seat in the city, Pellegrino’s Touché features an array of dishes ranging from Classic Meatballs and Beef Carpaccio to pastas such as Lobster Fra Divola and Asparagus Risotto. Main dishes including Colorado Lamb Lollipops; Red Snapper with Gaeta Olives, Teardrop Tomatoes and Caperberries; and Salmon Harissa. The menu will also include sushi and sashimi including the Tropical Citrus Salmon Roll and Halibut Usuzukirui Sashimi for those guests that would like a lighter option or would like to share.
Located on the rooftop at 15 NE 11th Street in Miami, Touché – accessible via private elevator – is a luxuriously designed 7,100-square-foot fine dining destination that boasts breathtaking 360-degree views of the Miami skyline and indoor/outdoor seating via a state-of-the-art retractable roof. The intimate 50-seat indoor dining room features an open kitchen where Chef Carla will oversee her culinary team. The 225-seat outdoor lounge includes design highlights such as a waterfall wall, fire pits and a communal table and bar for guests to mingle. Included in the open-air rooftop lounge is a destination that will highlight, DJs, live music and LED screens.
Born in Rio de Janeiro to a Portuguese father and a second-generation Italian mother, Chef Carla Pellegrino was formally trained at New York’s French Culinary Institute and has worked as an award-winning chef in New York and Las Vegas for more than 10 years. One of the most prominent female chefs on the culinary scene today, she has also appeared on Bravo’s Top Chef and is a VIP member of the James Beard Foundation. The renowned chef also launched NYC’s critically-acclaimed Baldoria and Vegas culinary hotspots Meatball Spot, Bacio and RAO’s Las Vegas at Caesars Palace.
“I’m looking forward to launching in the heart of Miami and catering to both the international and local community. I’ve wanted to bring a concept to South Florida for a long time and Touché is the perfect fit,” shares Carla Pellegrino.
Touché Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant Miami is located at 15 N.E. 11th Street, Miami FL 33132. For reservations at Touché Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant, please call(305) 358-9848 or visit www.touchemiami.com. Hours of operation are from 6 p.m. through 2 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 6 p.m. through 3 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.