MEDIA RELEASE: amici 30A Italian Kitchen introduces the face behind the bar

amici 30A Italian Kitchen introduces the face behind the bar

David Lee joins amici 30A as Beverage Director 

INLET BEACH, FLA. (September 20, 2016)amici 30A Italian Kitchen, coming to 30Avenue Fall 2016, is pleased to introduce a new friendly face. David Lee joins the family as Beverage Director of the 2,600+ square foot Italian Kitchen.

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Lee spent most of his life in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. No stranger to the service industry, a number of years were spent working for a corporate super market. Although Lee enjoyed interacting with guests he left the corporate world looking for a more relaxed industry. Since then Lee has gained over 20 years of experience behind the bar, working everywhere from the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, to Weston Savannah and Hilton Head Island. Most recently Lee enjoyed seven years with the Watersound Beach Club, which is where he met the Corchis family.

“I’ve known the family for years from the Beach Club,” said Lee. “When I heard about what George, Amy and the kids were doing at amici 30A and seeing the buzz from social media I knew it was something I wanted to be a part of.”

Lee will be bringing his experience and knowledge behind the bar to amici 30A Italian Kitchen. Cocktail selections will include vintage wines sold by the glass, a full bar, and a premium selection of craft, domestic and imported beers to complement the restaurant’s signature dishes.

In addition to amici 30A’s bustling exhibition kitchen permeating the smells Neapolitan pizza pies made, and sights and sounds of the staff, the restaurant’s relaxed bar will undoubtedly become a go-to for friends meeting up after work or couples looking for a casual spot to share a bite.

The amici 30A family is excited with the continued growth and progress of what hopes to become South Walton’s new favorite eatery. The team is currently hiring cooks and managers. If you would like to be a part of their family, they want to hear from you. Please visit to submit your resume. The website is updated regularly with open positions.


About amici 30A Italian Kitchen

Offering authentic Italian cuisine with a flair for celebration, amici 30A Italian Kitchen uses only the best ingredients to prepare fresh and handmade dishes cooked to order in a lively exhibition kitchen. Featuring a Marsal Pizza Oven, guests can enjoy garden fresh salads, Italian small plates, signature dishes, and an array of gelato flavors in a welcoming, family-style atmosphere. The restaurant offers a number of unique and inviting dining areas perfect for families, couples and large celebrations. Located at the heart of 30Avenue on the corner of highway 98 and scenic highway 30A, amici 30A boasts convenient access to the area’s cultural events and shopping. For more information, please visit