Entrée Magazine - 2018
VENUE Naples - By Chef Brian Roland
and Crave Culinaire By Karen Stroud
Chef Brian and Nicole Roland
Chef Brian Roland has once again
broken the boundaries of
the ultimate dining and event experience.
Driven by the pursuit of excellence and
the demand for more high-end event
space in South West Florida, the celebrated
Chef, together with his wife Nicole,
opened VENUE Naples, in March of 2017.
VENUE Naples is a fully customizable,
high end, multi-use event center
kind in Southwest Florida bringing
found in the world’s most elegant restaurants
to guests from all over the world right
here in sunny Naples.
Naples has become the area’s premier
destination for weddings, birthdays,
corporate events, holiday parties, Bar
Mitzvahs and more. Partnered with
Crave Culinaire by Chef Brian Roland
which features elegant catering, meals
designed to nourish not just our mouth
but all of our senses, and culinary
perfection VENUE Naples is set to
delight even the most discerning clients.
Chef Brian introduces an ultra-modern
spin on catering and Crave Culinaire’s
elegant services span a spectrum from
full event planning, to catering events,
to chic, artistic private meals prepared
for the most prominent palates.
Chef Brian Roland graduated from The
Culinary Institute of America in Hyde
de Cuisine (CCC) through the American
Culinary Federation (ACF) and a member of
the Chaine de Rotisseurs. He’s worked
for several well-known French chefs
including Daniel Boulud at Restaurant
Daniel & Café Boulud in New York City,
as well as Patrick Verre at the prestigious
TPC Jasana Polana private golf club in
Princeton, New Jersey. Locally, Brian has
worked as Executive Chef in top kitchens
including Chops City Grille, M Waterfront
Grille, Cru Lush Wines and Pure Food.
Chef Brian consults with other industry
professionals to heighten professional
creativity and excellence. He has had
the honor of cooking for many wellknown
celebrities including Judge Judy,
Brian Boitano, Franc D’Ambrosio, Randy
Wayne White, Cliff Williams of AC/DC,
Marilyn Manson, David “Big Pappi” Ortiz
and Paula Deen, and now he has the
opportunity to create amazing events
just for you.
Chef Brian and Nicole Roland and their
team at VENUE Naples have conceived
a space which is not only visually appealing,
but fully customizable giving the client
the freedom to design every aspect of
the event. The interior is designed to
reflect an elegant, modern urban loft.
Basic elements, like exposed brick and
reclaimed lumber beams, are paired
with modern minimalistic accents to create
an inviting, hip look and feel. Home to
the Gallery of Amazing Things,
(www.galleryamazing.com) VENUE Naples
also showcases monthly exhibits of
Their knowledgeable and experienced
staff are on hand to meet your every
desire. For reservations and information
Brian, Nicole and their team can be
reached at 239.292.1529.
13240 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 205
Naples Fl 34110
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