THE FIRESTONE LAUNCHES BRAND NEW SEASONAL DINNER MENU
9 new “Harvest” inspired items debut on Firestone’s Grill Room new seasonal menu
DOWNTOWN FORT MYERS, Fla. — (Dec 3, 2018) – The Firestone Grill Room has just released a new seasonal menu, complete with 9 new plates to pair with their extensive wine and cocktail selections. The menu is cultivated and presented by new Executive Chef James Pryor.
“I’m only as great as my team and I’m proud to be joining one of the best,” says Executive Chef James Pryor. “I’m excited to be a part of the Firestone Family and bring a new dynamic to the KRG Brand. I look forward to enhancing the dining experience for our Patrons by taking simple palettes and presenting them beautifully.”
The new seasonal menu items will appear on the Grill Room and Skybar menus. Two new “Small Plates” include: Hand Made Crab Cake $11.95, (cast iron seared blue crab, jalapeño corn salsa, tomato jam, and grilled lime), and Street Corn $8.95, (oak grilled corn, cotija cheese, cilantro, lime butter, jalapeño cream, and charred lime). A new salad has also been added to the menu: Baby Heirloom Caprese $12.95, consisting of sliced baby tomato, fresh mozzarella, balsamic onion, basil powder, and cracked black pepper.
Joining the “Signature” dishes will be the vegetarian Butternut Squash Ravioli $17.95 (sage butter pan fried, sweet purple mashed potatoes, candied pumpkin seeds, and micro arugula). “Wood Fired Grill” entrées will now include the Colorado Lamb Chops $31.95 and the Pork Tenderloin $17.95.
The menu also features a new “Cast Iron Specialties” section. Guests may enjoy: Crispy Skin Snapper $24.95 (cast iron seared snapper fillet, sundried tomato tapenade, creamy risotto, wood fired asparagus, lobster reduction), the Famous Statler Chicken $18.95 (cast iron seared airline chicken breast, wilted baby greens, sweet purple mashed potatoes, and mushroom velouté) and Pan Roasted Scallops $28.95 (cast iron seared sea scallops, brandy flamed Brussels sprouts, apple butternut squash purée, bacon onion jam, micro arugula, and port reduction).
Patrons may also order these new seasonal creations on Skybar and in the Martini Bar during the Grill Room’s kitchen hours. Additionally, an updated and expanded Gluten Free menu is available to patrons.
New menu item descriptions, along with the Dessert, Skybar and VIP Bottle service menus can be found on FirestoneFL.com under the “Menu” tab.
ABOUT THE FIRESTONE
The Firestone is housed in a unique, historic four-story building with the only waterfront rooftop bar in the River District of Downtown Fort Myers, FL. The concept is inspired by American tire and automobile businessman Harvey S. Firestone, who wintered in Fort Myers around the turn of the century. Firestone, Ford, and Thomas Edison were considered the three leaders in American industry at the time and were part of a very exclusive group titled “The Millionaires’ Club.”
In the Grill Room and Mezzanine, patrons will enjoy a casual waterfront fine dining experience prepared by Executive Chef James Pryor and his culinary team. Patrons may then head up to the 4th floor to enjoy Skybar, a roof-top bar famous for it’s stunning sunset views of the Caloosahatchee River. Skybar offers an everyday happy hour from 4-7pm, and a stunning nightlife experience including VIP Bottle Service. The 3rd floor, the Martini Bar, is open on weekend evenings and is available for Private Parties 7 days a week, based on availability.
The Firestone is now open on Sundays and Mondays with new weekly events and entertainment to accommodate the upcoming holiday seasons. The Grill Room and Mezzanine is open Sunday – Thursday from 4-10pm and Friday and Saturday from 4-11pm; Skybar is open daily at 4pm until Close; and the Martini Bar is open Friday and Saturday at 9pm-2am. For information or to reserve your specialty New Years Eve dinner or VIP Bottle Service, please contact us at 239-334-3473 or visit our website at FirestoneFL.com.
New Executive Chef James Pryor: