HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—The new-build Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, opening later this year on the legendary Hollywood Beach Broadwalk in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has announced details regarding eight food and beverage venues, along with the appointment of its executive chef.
“We look forward to welcoming resort guests and locals with a taste for the good life to a spectacular arrangement of diverse food and beverage venues at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort,” said Cate Farmer, the resort’s general manager. “We are excited to feature a few classics that Margaritaville fans will know and love, while introducing unique new dining and entertainment destinations, as well.”
Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, the resort’s bars and restaurants will include:
JWB Prime Steak and Seafood — Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort will introduce 142-seat JWB Prime Steak and Seafood. JWB will feature a contemporary menu of fresh seafood including spear-caught fish, a raw bar, and prime steaks paired with world-class wines and hand-crafted cocktails. Offerings include seasonal favorites at JWB, like the Florida stone crab, an assortment of sea-to-table delicacies, and specialty sushi rolls. JWB is named after James (Jimmy) William Buffett himself.
Floridays Airstream Café — Named after the 1986 album and song by Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort is bringing another new concept to Hollywood Beach with its poolside Floridays Airstream Café. The refurbished airstream trailer will be located on the beach level and feature a quick service menu with premium hot dogs, snacks, and ice cold beverages that are inspired by Buffett’s travels.
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville — The song that started it all, Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville will celebrate the opening of its newest location at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. The restaurant will serve coastal-inspired, made-to-order dishes and hand-crafted cocktails. Live entertainment will be a key ingredient to this two-story concoction.
LandShark Bar & Grill — Inspired by the traditional beach bars of the Atlantic Coast, guests can relax al fresco on the oceanfront deck of LandShark Bar & Grill while observing panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and watching guests test out the resort’s FlowRider Double.
License to Chill Bar — The resort’s 11th floor rooftop terrace will feature the License to Chill Bar, serving up food and beverage service daily, alongside a pool with views of Hollywood Beach. License to Chill, open to resort guests and private event attendees only, will feature light fare including salads, wraps, and a wine list with rosés and champagnes.
5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill — This rustic indoor-outdoor dockside bar located on the Intracoastal Waterway will serve up bar bites, drinks and live entertainment daily. The 5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar & Grill will also feature a Water Taxi stop and serve as the launch pad for paddle boarding excursions and other non-motorized water sports.
Lone Palm Beach Bar — This flip-flop friendly thatched roof tiki bar is a tropical oasis featuring walk-up Broadwalk service and poolside service for resort guests.
Margaritaville Coffee Shop — Guests can start their day with a cup of Margaritaville’s signature gourmet coffee and a bite at the Margaritaville Coffee Shop, located in the resort’s lobby. Serving breakfast essentials to grab and go, the menu includes a variety of hot and cold beverages, breakfast sandwiches, croissants, and pastries.
Overseeing culinary operations for Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, under the guidance of Director of Food and Beverage Tim Arnold, will be Executive Chef Andres Teran. Teran began his 15-year career at The Alexander Hotel in Miami Beach, where he assisted with the launch of Shula’s Steakhouse. He then went on to serve as executive sous chef for Ocean Point Resort & Spa in Sunny Isles and later, executive chef at Morton’s Steakhouse in North Miami, leading a $6.5 million operation. Most recently, Teran was led the team at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort.
“Chef Andres is an exceptional addition to our team,” said Arnold. “His experience, technique, leadership skills and understanding of restaurant operations give him the perfect edge to curate a remarkable gastronomic experience in paradise, at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort. We are thrilled to have him on board.”