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Clearwater Beach has been named the “Best Beach in America” by Tripadvisor for 2019 beating out Siesta Key down south.
Clearwater Beach is known for powdery white sand, beautiful sunsets, and really embodies the heart of Florida. Tripadvisor analyzed the quantity and quality of the reviews for beaches over a 12-month cycle to decide on the list.
Clearwater averages 361 days of sunshine every year and holds the record for consecutive sunny days at 768.
The home of the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival and Clearwater Beach Uncorked has a number of beautiful resorts and hotels popping up every year along the Gulf of Mexico.
You really have not watched a Florida sunset until you’ve seen it at the top of the Grand Hyatt on Clearwater Beach with a drink and snacks in hand at their pool deck.
What are some of the top ranked restaurants in Clearwater Beach according to Tripadvisor?
Chef Jeannie Pierola from Edison: Food + Drink Lab has been nominated as a Semifinalist for Best Chef in the South 2019. Chef Pierola has been nominated numerous times in the past for the James Beard Foundation awards. She previously worked as a chef at Bern’s Steak House and SideBern’s in South Tampa. Her most recent project is Edison’s Swigamajig at Sparkman Wharf.
Chef Rachel Bennett from The Library in St. Petersburg is nominated as a Semifinalist for Rising Star Chef of the Year 2019. The Library is the latest project from the owners at the Oxford Exchange in Tampa. Rachel is a graduate of the Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Culinary Program. Her past projects include Bern’s Steak House, Edison, Puff ‘n Stuff Catering, and the Oxford Exchange itself.
Congrats to these chefs and keep up the great work!