Restaurant To Open In Historic French Chateau At 1500 Brickell

A French chateau built in 1931 at 1500 Brickell is being restored, and a restaurant has signed a lease to operate there:

The upcoming opening of BIANCONI in Miami is slated for late-2017, located at 1500 Brickell Ave. The Miami location of BIANCONI is the latest addition to owners Diana and Fabrizio Bianconi’s portfolio of restaurant concepts, which include VIA VENETO and a sister version of BIANCONI, both in Los Angeles.

A truly authentic Italian experience, BIANCONI will feature a chic and sexy ambience designed by Diana Bianconi including a magical outdoor garden with a unique lounge and dining experience. The menu will offer refined and upscale dishes with an emphasis on house made fresh pastas, prime dry-aged steaks, fresh expertly-sourced seafood, as well as original craft cocktails like their “Hot Italian Lover,” and one of the country’s most desirable wine lists. BIANCONI will also include a Privé offering exclusive late night entertainment and dining options.

While BIANCONI will be fully owned, and operated by Diana and Fabrizio Bianconi, modeled after their successful concepts already open in Los Angeles, the husband and wife team secured the historic property at 1500 Brickell by working with Camilo Miguel Jr., Founder and CEO of Mast Capital, who wanted to bring an amazing restaurant and social experience to the historic French chateau. Jonathan Carter at Comras Company brokered the deal for the prime parcel that bookends the commercial section of Brickell while sitting on the dividing boundary to the residential, making BIANCONI a welcome arrival for the sophisticated environment.

(photos: phillip pessar)