The Realm Restaurant Group is owned and operated by Sarasota, Florida restaurateur Sharon Carole and award-winning chef Christopher Covelli.
The Realm Restaurant Group currently encompasses Sage Restaurant and The Bijou Garden Cafe. Both restaurants are ideally situated in downtown Sarasota in buildings with restored architectural excellence preserving the character and design of the rich downtown history.
As if running two downtown Sarasota restaurants doesn’t create enough pressure, Christopher Covelli, executive chef and co-owner of both Sage and Bijou Garden Cafe, is taking on an Iron Chef in a competition on the Food Network’s “Alex vs. America.” Read more from The Herald Tribune
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Realm Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the reopening of Sage Restaurant after its annual month-long fall hiatus. The restaurant reopens along with Sage’s popular rooftop bar after being closed for over a year due to COVID-19. Sage staff welcomed guests back to the restaurant and fourth floor rooftop destination this week, having closed the open-air bar in June 2020 as a precaution due to the pandemic. “Our rooftop has been a huge draw since we first opened Sage in 2019,” said Sharon Carole, owner of Sage. “Many of our guests will start upstairs on the