(PRESS RELEASE)_BOCA RATON, FL November 29, 2021– An exciting new restaurant, Corvina Seafood Grill, featuring a renowned chef, an array of unique culinary creations, and stunning interior and exterior spaces, will open in bustling downtown Boca Raton this Friday, December 3. The 235-seat restaurant was created by industry veterans Dean Carras and Patrick Marino, along with operating partners David Wizenberg and renowned Washington, D.C. Executive Chef Jeff Tunks.
Corvina Seafood Grill boasts both panoramic indoor and open-air seating for 235 guests and a private dining room that seats up to 32 guests. The exquisite, Atlantic Ocean inspired interior will feature a colorful saltwater aquarium and a number of eye-catching touches.
A seafood lovers’ dream, the menu will feature a myriad of dishes including fresh, locally sourced, daily catch, briny oysters on the half shell, sushi rolls, and vertically spectacular seafood towers, as well as an array of fine steaks, poultry and health-conscious menu items.
The expansive indoor/outdoor bar will serve craft cocktails and shareable small plates. Its unique “9 for $9” Happy Hour menu consists of imaginative edibles like Rock Shrimp Nachos, Tito’s Bloody Mary Oyster Shooters, and Crispy Smashed Potatoes Patatas Bravas with a spicy smoked paprika sauce.
Chef Tunks, well known in the metropolitan D.C. culinary scene, has earned a list of accolades that include Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s Chef of the Year and Washingtonian magazine’s Restaurateur of the Year. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Chef Tunks and Mr. Wizenberg have owned and operated some of the most iconic restaurants in the Washington, DC metro area.
“Throughout my career, I’ve worked with some of the nation’s top restaurants, and Chef Tunks and David Wizenberg are among the best restaurateurs I’ve known. Together we have developed this exciting new concept which I’m excited to debut in my hometown of Boca Raton,” said Dean Carras.
“I got to know Boca Raton and the people here when I served as a visiting chef at Boca Bacchanal,” said Chef Tunks. “The expansion of high-profile culinary offerings in Boca Raton heightened our interest in the region and we know that we wanted to be a part of it.”
Eduardo Pagan, long-time operations manager with Passion Foods Hospitality and its anchor brand, PassionFish, will lead the day-to-day operations as General Manager at Corvina.
Corvina Seafood Grill is located at 110 Plaza Real South, Boca Raton. For more information, visit CorvinaBocaRaton.com, or @CorvinaBocaRaton on Facebook and Instagram.
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