Author Archives: Fred Bollaci

About Fred Bollaci

I'm CEO and President of Fred Bollaci Enterprises. I lost more than 100 pounds while living "La Dolce Vita" and I'm now known as "The Healthy Gourmet." Sample the good life with me through fitness, fine food, and good wine. Meet chefs who cater to a healthy gourmet lifestyle through my Golden Palate blog.

Exclusive Italian Wine Dinner With Guest Chef Sandra Lotti and Chef Chris Covelli at Sage Restaurant in Sarasota

  On Tuesday March 12, 2019, Fred Bollaci and 70 guests attended an amazing Italian wine dinner at the new Sage Restaurant, owned by Sharon Carole in the historic Sarasota Times Building downtown, featuring the gourmet Tuscan inspired menu by … Continue reading

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Sandy Lane: World Class Elegance, Hospitality, and Amenities in Barbados!

    Sandy Lane has it all: a perfect location in Barbados for a luxury Caribbean holiday, overlooking the Caribbean Sea on a tranquil coral sand beach, shaded by mature mahogany trees, the timeless and classic elegance of the Palladian … Continue reading

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SAGE SRQ: Stylish, Sophisticated Sarasota Landmark is Totally Renovated & Transformed into Culinary Destination by Renowned Chef Christopher Covelli

  Fred Bollaci with Chef Christopher Covelli at Sage SRQ   One of the most anticipated restaurant openings in Sarasota the past few years, Chef Christopher Covelli is Uber talented, with a degree from the French Culinary Institute in New … Continue reading

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Union Twenty-Seven: The Newest Addition to Downtown Boca’s Gourmet Dining Scene by Tim & Cinzia Gaglio of Osteria Salina in Boca Raton, Florida

  Photos by the restaurant.   Union Twenty-Seven. Named for the 27th State in the Union, Florida. The new upscale-casual, beach-chic restaurant nestled in the heart of downtown East Boca Raton. In an area full of great restaurants, Union wants … Continue reading

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Tyler’s at Night by Chef Tyler Kirby at Simon’s Coffee House in Sarasota, Florida, Featured in “The Restaurant Diet”

Photos by Soulo Visual. Simon’s Coffee House is a Sarasota institution, a favorite spot for locals in the know for freshly-prepared food from scratch, with an emphasis on healthy, raw, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, flavorful, and creative. Recently, we had the … Continue reading

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