Author Archives: Ulele Tampa

‘2016 will make 2015 look slow.’ – Richard Gonzmart, Columbia Restaurant Group CEO and President

Richard Gonzmart Fourth Generation Co-Owner and President of the Columbia Restaurant Group Table: 66 Meal: All specials — sample of the vegan stew, the Mediterranean-style burger (with spinach, red peppers and goat cheese) and a scoop of house-made lime ice cream.   From the outside, it looks like 2015 was a really good year for […]

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‘Working here is a reminder of what is important in life.’ – Kari Goetz, Tampa International Airport Marketing Director

Kari Goetz Marketing Director, Tampa International Airport Table #65 Meal: Gouda Grouper ("I'm going to dream about that dish")   What’s the best part of your job?   I like to say that every day I work at the opening scene of the movie, "Love Actually." If I'm feeling stressed, all I have to do is […]

‘I remember the first words I read.’ – Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times Book Editor

Colette Bancroft Book Editor, Tampa Bay Times Table #63 Meal: Gouda Grouper Interview by Michael Kilgore   Your favorite meal?   The Gouda Grouper was fabulous and so were the truffles. But as always at Ulele, the place itself is one of the best parts of the meal – the wonderful re-imagining of the historic building, the great […]

Chef Eric Lackey of Ulele shows you how to prepare crispy duck

Chef Eric Lackey of Ulele shares the story of Fortune Taylor’s Guava Pie