Staff Spotlight: Meet Kaveh!

By |2021-08-11T02:23:56+00:00August 6th, 2021|Food, Staff Spotlight|

When it comes to working at Café Alfresco, Kaveh is no spring chicken! Beginning in 2001, Kaveh has worked as a server at the Café for going on 18 years, and he's got no plans of slowing down. A world traveler, an entrepreneur, and by some accounts a really lucky guy, Kaveh is one [...]

Exploring Café Alfresco’s Favorite Italian Dishes

By |2021-01-08T13:51:46+00:00October 20th, 2020|Food|

Café Alfresco is technically not an Italian restaurant, so before diving into our Italian specialties, we should mention our menu offers many American-style favorites and globally inspired options also worth checking out. Okay, now we can turn our focus back to our Italian Specialties. So, lets dig into some of our favorites… Parmigiana di Melanzane [...]

Fall comfort food: soups and hearty favorites

By |2020-09-30T19:24:59+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Food|

This post was originally published on October 25, 2017 and updated on September 22,2020. Tuesday, September 22, 2020 marks the first official day of Fall – weather (pun intended) it feels like it or not. So it’s the perfect time to share a few of our favorite comfort food dishes. It’s rare for Florida to get bone-chilling temperatures, [...]

Welcome back Blue Jay Fans!

By |2019-09-17T20:51:57+00:00February 27th, 2018|Downtown Dunedin, Food, News & Events|

Welcome back to Dunedin for spring training, Blue Jay fans! There is a buzz in the air and it’s all thanks to fans of Major League Baseball visiting the area for spring training season. For baseball fans, you couldn’t pick a better place to catch pre-season games, as the New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh [...]

You’ll get your money’s worth with our Panko-Crusted Feta appetizer

By |2019-07-08T17:15:40+00:00February 11th, 2016|Food|

We heard about a certain national chain’s mozzarella stick controversy. No controversy here; we pride ourselves on using only chef-selected ingredients. So you have no need to worry when you order our signature Panko-Crusted Feta (formerly known as Feta Alfresco) appetizer. There is plenty of real feta cheese inside the perfectly fried panko crust, and [...]

Salted caramel craving? Try a little cheesecake

By |2019-07-08T17:15:53+00:00February 5th, 2016|Food|

At Café Alfresco, we have one dessert selection that we change out every few months to keep things interesting and stay on trend. Our latest offering? Sea salt caramel cheesecake! The sweetness of salted caramel together with the tang of cheesecake make an inspired flavor combination, if we do say so ourselves (and we’ve had [...]

Café Alfresco’s culinary resolutions for 2016

By |2019-07-08T17:23:49+00:00January 11th, 2016|Food, News & Events|

What’s crazy: we’re already one week into 2016. What’s crazier: we’re one week into 2016 and we already crossed one thing off our New Year’s resolutions list. So what did we accomplish this early into 2016? We switched to using local produce. When Chef Jacob began working at Café Alfresco, one of his main goals [...]

Make peace with beets this Christmas

By |2019-07-08T17:16:15+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Food|

Chef Jacob at Café Alfresco bistro in Dunedin, FL, has a history of spending Christmas Eve at his grandmother’s, where he and his family will eat typical holiday fare and a dish with beets. Wait, what?  Beets? Beets, as you may know, are as polarizing as cilantro. In fact, you may have even gagged at [...]

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