Lee Herald Favicon 16Vincenzo Betulia, award-winning Chef and Partner in the Campagna Hospitality Group, announced the opening of “The French,” soon to be Naples’ first traditional French brasserie. The restaurant will be located at 365 Fifth Avenue South.

The French will offer guests an exciting atmosphere with high tinned ceilings, oversized antique mirrors, red leather banquettes, black and white patterned mosaic floors, and hand-painted, original murals on select walls of the airy space.

A magnificent lighted indigenous “live” oak tree will be the focal point of an expansive outdoor dining area complete with Carrera marble tables and French bistro chairs, and an indoor/outdoor bar, the restaurant’s piece-de-résistance.

Chef Vincenzo gained an appreciation, and knowledge for French cuisine while working with renowned Chef Paul Bartolotta at the James Beard Award-winning restaurant, Lake Park Bistro in Wisconsin.

The French will offer a brasserie rustique menu inspired by timeless country and coastal French dishes; offering lunch and evening menus

The French will also bring a classic Sunday Brunch. An extensive wine list of primarily French wines from family boutique vineyards, will complement the brasserie’s food menus.

Chef Vincenzo Betulia
Chef Vincenzo Betulia. Photo provided.

The French will be open seven days a week. A private dining room will be available for small banquets.

The restaurant is aiming for a mid-December opening.


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