Chef Chris Ponte’s new flagship restaurant begins construction in Midtown

By  –  Real Estate Editor, Tampa Bay Business Journal
Chef Chris Ponte‘s new restaurant in Midtown Tampa was always going to be his flagship — a more modern spin on his longtime Cafe Ponte, where he built a cult following in a nondescript Clearwater shopping center.

But in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the chef feels even more driven to make Ponte Modern American an experiential masterpiece: Think chefs in tall white toques and a guéridon service for tableside caviar and champagne. Read More