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Salt at Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, Chilled White Asparagus Soup, Lobster Salad, Purple Asparagus, English Pea Sorbet

The First Coast’s Only AAA Five Diamond Restaurant: Salt at Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island

If you’re in Jacksonville and you want to impress your date, take them to Salt at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. It’s one of only three AAA Five Diamond restaurants in Florida. The beach views are unmatched and the food at Salt is extraordinary. I sat down with Executive Chef Richard Laughlin to talk about everything food. What made you want to be a chef? Was it your parents’ cooking? A dish you had? Somewhere you worked? It was totally my parents’ cooking. Especially my mom. She was always throwing down in the kitchen. What was the defining moment when you …

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