Sea salt & Pepper, a new gastro classic restaurant is unveiling itself on the Miami River Thursday, December 5 starting at 9pm. It will be premiering its debut menu by chef Alfredo Alvarez as well as unveiling artwork known as “’Appropriations from El Rio: As time goes by” by artist Carlos Betancourt in collaboration with Alberto Latorre. The menu of Seasalt & Pepper is a thrilling mix of new and signature gastro classics with an emphasis on freshly sourced produce, harmonious flavor pairings and thoughtful presentations. The menu features items such as the sumptuous grass fed Rib eye steak and Veal Chop in addition to their delicious pasta and risottos as well as signature dishes of the sea such as Long Island Baby Clams and Alaskan Black Cod. Seasalt & Pepper also feature cheese and charcuterie plates as Vermont’s Cheddar Grafton and French Country Rabbit Pate. The restaurant will offer seating for up to 200 people and have several private dining areas for corporate events and parties. This restaurant is not only an intimate affair, perfect for a date, but it also offers catering and take-out services for customers to enjoy.
Carlos Betancourt, a Puerto Rican artist and Miami native will collaborate with Alberto Latorre to debut a permanent art installation commissioned solely to this venue. Mr. Betancourt’s artwork is part of public collections such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., as well as the Miami Art Museum. His collective works have been featured at Art Basel and Arco and is a recipient of numerous awards and grants such as the Miami Beach Arts Council Grant and the Florida Department of State Millennium Cultural Recognition Award. The ambiance and interiors of the venue are produced by Dupoux Design, which features modern classic fixtures and nautical accessories to accentuate the premier seafood location on the Miami River.