21 Spices by Chef Asif is a modern Indian restaurant, bar, lounge featuring a full service bar, 12 beers on tap, a large wine selection, spices, teas and cigars in our retail section, outdoor dining, and an ambience to remember. With a private dining area, full dining room, and a bar and patio section, special events and catering can easily be accommodated and are welcomed.
Chef Asif R. Syed was born and raised near Hyderabad, India, known as the ancient City of Kings and Pearls and famous for its Muglai cuisine. Originally drawn to art and painting, Chef Asif trained and worked as a chef in India after completing his degree in hotel management and catering. His progressive style of fusion cooking was developed and honed after spending time travelling and working in Europe. He learned to blend classic techniques with the exotic tastes acquired during his travels into his signature culinary style. For the past 14 years, he has been the award-winning Executive Chef at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort. In 2013 and 2015, Chef Asif was named the winner of the Tampa Bay International Curry Festival. He has worked with many celebrity chefs around the globe and, in October 2015, Chef Asif was a competitor on Food Network’s popular cooking competition, “Guy’s Grocery Games,” hosted by Guy Fieri.
21 Spices by Chef Asif
4270 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112
Tel: (239) 929-8830