2454 WILSHIRE BLVD
SANTA MONICA, CA 90403
(310)586-1707
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ABOUT FIA

FIA, A DISTINCT DINING CONCEPT LED BY DECORATED CHEF BRENDAN COLLINS (BIRCH, WATERLOO & CITY, MELISSE), COMBINES CALIFORNIA PRODUCE WITH EUROPEAN TECHNIQUE TO CREATE A GLOBALLY INSPIRED, SEASONAL MENU.

 

TAKING INSPIRATION FROM ITALY, SPECIFICALLY THE AMALFI COAST, COLLINS WILL PUT FORTH REFINED, RUSTIC DISHES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON FRESH REGIONAL SEAFOOD AND HANDMADE PASTA.

 

LOCATED IN SANTA MONICA, THE STUNNINGLY DESIGNED AND MULTIFACETED INDOOR/OUTDOOR VENUE OFFERS COCKTAIL HOUR, DINNER, WEEKEND BRUNCH, AND A LATE-NIGHT LOUNGE, AS WELL AS SPECIAL EVENT CAPABILITIES.

 

SEASONED RESTAURANT VETERAN AND OWNER MICHAEL GRECO HAS ASSEMBLED A POWERHOUSE TEAM OF TALENT TO BRING FIA TO LIFE—ALL CONSIDERED PIONEERS OF LOS ANGELES’ NOW LAUDED CULINARY SCENE—INCLUDING VINCENZO MARIANELLA (LA’S ‘GODFATHER OF COCKTAILS’) OVERSEEING THE BEVERAGE PROGRAM, TARA JOHN (WALLY’S BEVERLY HILLS) CURATING THE WINE LIST, GENERAL MANAGER JIMMY ORNELAS (PROVIDENCE), AND DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS WILLIAM APA (BUNGALOW).

 

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FIA (DERIVED FROM THE NAME FIACRE, THE PATRON SAINT OF GARDENS) FEATURES A LUSH, 200-SEAT OUTDOOR SPACE CONCEPTUALIZED BY M. WINTER DESIGN (GJUSTA, MANUELA) INCLUDING VERDANT FERNS, PALMS, AND FLOWERS ADORNING THE AL FRESCO SPACE. WINTER SOURCED RARE VINTAGE PIECES THROUGHOUT—FROM THE TABLES AND CHAIRS TO THE WROUGHT-IRON WINDOW TREATMENTS AND FRENCH DOORS—CREATING A BESPOKE ESCAPE IN THE HEART OF LA’S WESTSIDE. 

 

FROM ROTATING ART EXHIBITS, LIVE MUSIC, WINE, AND SPIRITS TASTINGS, FIA’S CREATIVE PROGRAMMING IS PART OF OWNER MICHAEL GRECO’S VISION TO CREATE A POLISHED, YET RELAXED COMMUNAL EXPERIENCE COMBINED WITH MICHELIN-CALIBER CUISINE AND SERVICE. WITH 30 YEARS OF HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE, THE LAS VEGAS VISIONARY HAS BROUGHT TOGETHER SOME OF THE TOP NAMES IN HOSPITALITY TO OPEN THIS RESTAURANT, DEBUTING AUGUST 2019.

THE TEAM

MICHAEL GRECO
BRENDAN COLLINS
MATT WINTER
VINCENZO MARIANELLA