Sea Salt, Barbatella, and Dorona

Sea Salt, Barbatella, and Dorona

Fabrizio Aielli Chef Born and bred in Venice, Italy, Chef Fabrizio Aielli nurtured a fascination for cooking at his mother’s stove.  After working in Venice, he moved away to gain experience in some of the best restaurants and hotels around the world.  He...
Sea Salt

Sea Salt

Joshua Zeman Executive Chef Joshua Zeman cumulates over 15 years of culinary experience. Since January 2015, he holds the position of Executive Chef at Sea Salt Restaurant in Naples, FL under the guidance of Chef/Propietor Fabrizio Aielli. Between 2003 and 2004, Chef...
Dorona

Dorona

Lucas Bowen Executive Chef Starting professionally in the restaurant business at only 14 years old, Chef Lucas Bowen quickly worked his way up from cleaning to prepping and working the line, in less than a year, and never looked back. Chef Lucas’ love for sustainable...
21 Spices by Chef Asif

21 Spices by Chef Asif

Asif Rasheed Syed Chef Chef Asif R. Syed is an Indian American chef who has been awarded multiple times in the past for his extraordinary culinary talent. He has appeared on national television shows including “Beat Bobby Flay,” where he actually beat Bobby Flay with...
Sea Salt, Barbatella, Darona, & Grappino

Sea Salt, Barbatella, Darona, & Grappino

Jason Goddard Corporate Chef As Corporate Chef, Chef Jason Goddard oversees the Aielli Group’s culinary teams at Sea Salt, Barbatella, Dorona, and Grappino in Naples, and Sea Salt in St. Pete.  His talent and leadership have helped the restaurants become an integral...
Trulucks

Trulucks

Samir Canaan Chef Anything with a “kick” would seem to be an appropriate motto for Chef Samir Canaan. Not only does he love all foods Asian-Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Japanese — he also is a martial artist.  Not exactly what you would normally expect from a...
Bayside – Ridgway

Bayside – Ridgway

Abel Gonzalez Chef Abel Gonzalez has served as the chef at Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar since January 2000 where he oversees the menus, kitchens, and all day-to-day food preparation.  Abel’s culinary career began in 1976 at the Witch’s Brew in Naples, where he...
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

Aldo Novoa Executive Chef Born and raised in Mexico City, Chef Aldo Novoa’s curiosity in food began with his grandmother’s cooking and discovering the diversity Mexican food offers.  His passion for travel along with his major in Culinary Arts led him to The...
SAILS

SAILS

Darren Veilleux Chef de Cuisine Darren Veilleux is responsible for making Sails Restaurant’s nightly service a seamless process. Many guests may recognize Darren from the restaurant’s open kitchen: Darren initially served as master of the restaurant’s custom-built...