40th Celebration Highlights

By |October 20th, 2016|


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Bon Appétit: Flashback to how it all began…

By |October 7th, 2016|

Visiting Bon Appétit today, it’s pretty easy to see why the restaurant is packed with guests every weekend enjoying the restaurant’s stunning waterfront views. But waterfront views alone won’t keep you in business for 40 years, so I sat down with both Peter Kreuziger and Karl Riedl to get the inside scoop on their entrepreneurial […]

Bon Appétit’s 40th Birthday Celebration Begins…

By |October 1st, 2016|

Some may shy away from turning 40, but we’re pretty excited about it! We’re celebrating all month long with great music, not 1 but 2 delicious specialty menus (Oktoberfest, 10/1- 10/19 and Fall Seafood Menu 10/20 – 10/31) and a complimentary glass of champagne waiting for you when you arrive!

Bon Appétit receives 4 Star Mobil Travel Guide rating 5 years in a row

By |March 30th, 1983|

Dining literally on the Water added with the “Eclipse”

By |October 7th, 1982|

Complete with its own captain, chef and crew the “Eclipse” offered intimate dinners for parties of 2 and a private restaurant experience for larger parties as well.

Temperature Controlled Wine Vault Completed

By |July 23rd, 1980|

Among the first in the U.S. to offer such a service, owners Peter and Karl decided to offer this unique feature (found among Europe’s fine dining establishments) as a solution to a common problem restaurants faced, affordably supplying their guests with their favorite wines.

The Wine Vault functioned as a “Safe Deposit Box” for wine and […]

Gourmet Food and Wine Society Chaine des Rotisseurs Hosted at the Restaurant

By |June 23rd, 1979|

In June of 1979, Bon Appétit hosted the Tampa-Sun Coast Chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, a French gourmet society founded in 1248.

Bon Appétit was chosen to host 1 of 4 dinners per year for the society to attend featuring a seven-course German culinary delight.

Bon Appétit receives first 4 Star rating from Mobil Travel Guide

By |March 23rd, 1978|

Officially open for business

By |October 17th, 1976|