Coastal Cocktails

I was hired by: B3 Marketing LLC to shoot a series of images in the theme “Coastal Cocktails” for The Aielli Restaurant Family of Sea Salt, Barbatella, and Dorona. The Aielli family was invited to submit their favorites to Gulfshore Life’s new Annual Publication, Celebrate. 

I considered the theme and promptly raided my friend’s parent’s home of thier things acquired during their time in Italy. I wanted to give the theme an ‘Italian feel’. So on the suggestion of the formerly mentioned, we decided on what the Italian Coast meant to them. Amalfi…..

The following images are the result of the creative interpretation of the talented Bartenders at, Sea Salt, Barbatella, and Dorona, in the theme “Coastal Cocktails.

Chef Asif Syed ‘Beat Bobby Flay’ Episode


Chef Asif Syed is a contestant on ‘Beat Bobby Flay’ to air in the summer of 2018 on The Food Network.

I was fortunate enough to meet Chef Asif and to take these images for his bio pack. These were to be used within the episode shot a few months earlier in New York. They are shot in and around his restaurant 21 Spices in Naples, Florida.