NAPLES, Fla. (April 17, 2014) Naples Flatbread and Wine Bar is celebrating five years of serving its uniquely mainstream comfort foods in their casual chic restaurants. The company currently has three locations in Southwest Florida and two in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Owner Ralph Desiano, a 30-year veteran of the restaurant business, opened the original Naples Flatbread on Naples Boulevard in 2009 before following that up with a restaurant in Estero later that year and a third location at Mercato, in Naples, in 2012. He also opened a pair of restaurants in Tulsa, Okla., in 2012 and 2013 with his partner, Jim Wilburn.
“We have been truly honored to serve the food we love,” said owner Ralph Desiano. “Our loyal patrons and dedicated team deserve a huge thank you for helping us reach this milestone. We couldn’t have done it without their support.”
In celebration, Naples Flatbread will be offering a variety of commemorative food and drink specials, contests and events throughout the summer and fall.
Naples Flatbread specializes in Neapolitan pizza and gourmet flatbreads cooked in a fiery hearth oven. The menu includes a wide assortment of flatbread toppings, hearth-baked pasta dishes, fire roasted wings, Panini sandwiches on artisan bread, fresh seasonal salads, osso buco, boneless short ribs, roasted salmon, a variety of desserts and more. The dishes are accompanied by a fine selection of wine with over 30 varieties by the glass, a great libations menu and a unique variety of beers selected to complement the food offerings. A convenient to-go menu is available, as well as catering services for weddings, meetings, parties, fundraisers and more.
A premium convenience flex-casual restaurant that seamlessly provides authentic, innovative food in a sophisticated environment while remaining affordable, the restaurant has been recognized as #34 in the Top 100 Restaurant Growth Companies nationwide, a Florida’s Best Restaurant by Urbanspoon, and chosen as the winner of the Mercato International Food Festival and Tulsa’s Iron Gate’s Cooking for a Cause Gala.