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Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani opens Chuck Lager America’s Tavern on Orlando's I-Drive

Chuck Lager focuses on chef-driven bar food, featuring an elevated food selection that is hand-crafted by celebrity chef Fabio Viviani.

Fabio Viviani opens Chuck Lager America’s Tavern on Orlando's I-Drive

Growing restaurant brand Chuck Lager America’s Tavern has opened the doors today, Monday, April 8 in Orlando at 8151 International Drive, a location that was previously home to Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux.

Co-created by celebrity chef Fabio Viviani, Chuck Lager, Craig Colby & Michael Colby, the concept is centered around the idea that life’s best stories take shape over delicious food and a couple of drinks.

Chuck Lager America’s Tavern bring a chef-inspired menu to Orlando. Perfected by Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani, guests can expect menu staples include Fabio’s celebrated meatball sub, wagyu beef meatloaf, sesame ginger chicken, Asian shrimp tacos, and Fabio's fire roasted half chicken.

Then lose yourself in an impressive selection of craft bourbons and ice cold beers or hammer that sweet tooth with a delicious choice of decadent desserts.

Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani opens Chuck Lager America’s Tavern on Orlando's I-Drive

Fabio Viviani was on three seasons of the television competition show Top Chef and won the title of “Fan Favorite.” When you meet him, you will understand why. He is a celebrity without the celebrity ego. His drive for excellence and true culinary talent make him a celebrated and revered chef.

When Fabio was a child, he would learn the recipes of his family at the side of his beloved grandmother. She taught him the skills to make delicious pastas and the patience required to create the best sauces. These lessons serve as the basis of Fabio’s menus – fresh, rustic ingredients combined with passion and talent to produce exceptional dishes.

One day, Fabio met a man in his grandmother’s kitchen. This man had heard rumors of her incredible dishes. She welcomed him into her home and served truly inspired meals, and he never forgot the way that experience made him feel. That man was Chuck Lager. Chuck and Fabio kept in touch and became great admirers of one another. They vowed to work together on a restaurant, which ultimately became Chuck Lager America’s Tavern.

Look for them both to drop into the venues. Fabio will be the one with the Italian accent; Chuck will be the one with whatever accent he feels like at the time.

This will be the tavern’s fourth location in Florida, and hopefully we will have news soon on when this exciting new addition to I-Drive will officially open.

Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani opens Chuck Lager America’s Tavern on Orlando's I-Drive

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Apr 18

Fantastic new restaurant on International Drive! Crazy cool decor with warm woods, beautiful brick and high end industrial elements. Food and service were phenomenal and the craft cocktails were unique and delicious! I would recommend any local or visitor to try out this new establishment - highly recommended!!

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