Photos courtesy of Cleo Mediterráneo
sbe’s Cleo Mediterráneo Debuts New Menu in Los Angeles
Cleo Mediterráneo, the acclaimed culinary concept from Chef Danny Elmaleh and sbe’s world renowned Disruptive Group launches a new menu to commemorate the authentic Mediterranean style dining experience. Cleo’s exciting new mezze family style menu will feature a variety of dietary friendly dishes to create a whole new dining experience for guests.
Cleo’s refreshed menu includes a range of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan friendly options prepared with as many organic ingredients as the market has available. Every ingredient is locally sourced and sustainable, reaffirming Cleo’s continuous dedication to responsible farming and reducing their global footprint.
“We are very excited to announce the launch of Cleo’s new menu. Each item was carefully curated to create a cohesive and delicious array of offerings to suit a variety of dietary preferences,” states Sam Nazarian, Founder & CEO of sbe. “I look forward to welcoming our guests to try the new menu around the world and be a part of Cleo’s continued international success.”
“Since opening Cleo, our gastronomic offerings and ambiance have been carefully and thoughtfully curated to create a synergy unlike any other dining experience,” states Danny Elmaleh, Executive Chef of Cleo. “The new menu items reflect this same ideal – we are elevating them to provide new, unique choices with a fresh take on our original plates. I am very excited to introduce these dishes to our clientele and continue providing the experience that so many have traveled far and wide to experience.”
Dive into Seared Snapper with Thai basil, mouthwatering Roasted Sea Scallops in a piquillo brown butter sauce, and Burrata and Heirloom Tomatoes with shallots, marmalade and capers. Highlighted new dishes include: Roasted Carrots and Hazelnut Dukkah, Watermelon and Feta Salad with shaved cucumber and mint, and Spicy Moroccan Merguez with garlic chili and black pepper. Enjoy dinner, happy hour and weekend brunch in a warm aesthetically pleasing environment with an airy open kitchen.
The original Cleo was founded in 2010 in Hollywood and is Los Angeles’ most acclaimed Mediterranean restaurant drawing from Chef Danny Elmaleh’s rich family heritage. Elmaleh, the culinary mastermind behind many of sbe’s most renowned restaurants, is best known for his award-winning concept, Cleo Mediterráneo. Elmaleh draws from diverse cultures to create richly textured shareable plates, which encourage a warm, social dining experience.
This announcement comes at a time of immense growth for the sbe brand. By the end of 2018, sbe will operate 25 hotels, comprising 7,498 keys with a majority in North America, 170 award winning restaurants and entertainment venues in global destinations as well as new properties in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. It currently has an additional 20 hotels and residences around the world in the pipeline, as well as 59 standalone restaurants and nightlife venues. In addition, sbe has sold 1,500 branded residential units valued at $2 billion with over 2,500 units valued at $2.5 billion in its pipeline.