by Brian Lipton

Casa Tua and Saks Fifth Avenue have announced the opening of Casa Tua Cucina at Saks Brickell City Centre, an 18,000-square foot gourmet Italian and Mediterranean restaurant and marketplace inside the Saks Brickell City Centre store in Miami.

This new eatery offers a carefully curated culinary experience, with 10 unique dining stations, a 300-seat restaurant, a full bar, flower market and a personalized home goods shop, featuring home and kitchen accessories crafted by local and international artisans, as well as Casa Tua private label products.

“Everything we do at Saks reflects what we call the New Luxury―the evolution of the traditional retail space into a lifestyle-centric destination which offers meaningful experiences to our customers―and our partnership with Casa Tua exemplifies this approach,” said Marc Metrick, president, Saks Fifth Avenue. “Casa Tua Cucina at Saks Brickell City Centre is a one-of-a-kind culinary experience. Coupled with our unparalleled depth in luxury product, services and offerings, we’re confident that the Miami community, and visitors alike, will embrace the warm experience at Saks Brickell City Centre.”

“The kitchen is the heart of a house, it’s where family comes together,” said Miky Grendene, founder of the iconic Casa Tua Restaurant, Private Club & Hotel. “We believe sharing good, ethically sourced food is one of the highest expressions of love. Therefore, we have selected a group of passionate chefs from around the world to help us source the best artisans and small producers who pour their hearts into their work. Every product will have a story, and every team member is excited to share it with customers at our new location at Saks.”