Kitchen on San Marco Named Jacksonville's Best New Restaurant in Folio Weekly's "Best of Jax" Awards

Sep 22, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — September 22, 2015 — Kitchen on San Marco is pleased to announce it has been honored with the Best New Restaurant award in the 25th annual "Best of Jax" readers' poll conducted by Folio Weekly, Northeast Florida's alternative newsmagazine. The "Best of Jax" poll allows readers to nominate and vote on people, places and things in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach and Fleming Island. Winner profiles will be included in the Sept. 23 and Sept. 30 issues of Folio Weekly.

"We are thrilled to be honored with this award by the readers of Folio Weekly who enjoy their dining experiences at Kitchen on San Marco and voted us for this honor," says Eve Markowicz, general manager. "Chef Ryan Randolph and our team here at Kitchen on San Marco strive to please customers in all aspects of dining, and we look forward to serving Jacksonville with a premier dining experience focusing on our seasonally changing menu."

Kitchen on San Marco opened in April 2015 and was recently named one of Jacksonville's Top 20 best restaurants by Jacksonville's Fine Dining Examiner. Kitchen on San Marco's menu consists of a wide variety of fresh, contemporary gastropub food and changes seasonally to focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients and regional cuisine. Buying from local producers allows the chefs to offer fresh, bright flavors of the region while providing healthy, high-quality food at an affordable price. A wide variety of craft beers, carefully curated specialty cocktails and a friendly wine list are also offered.

Guests can enjoy lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Monday through Saturday and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Jacksonville's historic San Marco district in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. Menus are available on Kitchen on San Marco's website.

Kitchen on San Marco supports Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Jacksonville, where a team of professional staff and chefs provide a learning lab environment for culinary and pastry art students. For more information about Kitchen on San Marco, visit or call 904.396.2344.

About Kitchen on San Marco

Located in Jacksonville, Fla., Kitchen on San Marco features locally sourced and seasonal American dining. The restaurant is owned by Education Corporation of America which operates Virginia College in Jacksonville, along with 27 ground locations nationwide. Additional restaurant locations include Century Restaurant and Bar at the Tutwiler Hotel and the Café at Innovation Depot in Birmingham, Ala., Kitchen on Cary in Richmond, Va., and Kitchen on George in Mobile, Ala.