Behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious car adventures in Miami is transportation expert Marcus Montwill. As the managing partner of Driven Miami, he is considered a leading expert in the field that caters to the rich and the famous. His premier boutique car and limousine concierge company is the go-to service for international celebrities and CEOs for good reason.
Driven Miami’s client list includes some of the most recognizable names on the planet. The house of Bvlgari, Jaeger-LeCoultre; Nike; musicians such as the Bee Gees, Julian Lennon, Eros Ramazzotti; Middle East royalty; and NFL great Joe Haden are just a handful of examples. Discretion and impeccable service are two things Driven Miami prides itself on.
When meeting with new clients to discuss their needs and wants, whether it be discretion or ground rules for how they like to travel, he finds that sitting and breaking bread at a fabulous restaurant is the best way to get in the fast lane to success. Here are a few of his favorite places to wine and dine clients.
Bombay Darbar in the Miami Coconut Grove neighborhood offers authentic Indian cuisine. The menu highlights a dynamic mix authentic spices and flavors in an array of delightful dishes.
Highlights include lamb roganjosh with tomato sauce with yogurt, onion, ginger, garlic, and spices; tandori lamb chops; a selection of fresh and delicious seafood dishes like fish vindaloo; and classics like butter chicken and biryani rice dishes. Their daily lunch specials are perfect for timely midday meetings served in a prompt and efficient manner with courteous service.
Also in Miami is SALVAJE. This is another outstanding restaurant that clients are bound to enjoy. Signature Japanese cuisine is served in a stunning, architecturally impressive setting that elevates the dining experience. Octopus from Spain; Alaskan King Salmon; and Japanese tuna are just a few of the fresh ingredients of the highest quality that are used to satisfy your palate. For a truly memorable experience, diners can indulge on the omakase experience where the menu of curated bites are intimately crafted by the chef. Each dish is explained by the chef as you are guided through the top-notch gastronomic experience.
And when staying in New York City to meet new potential clients, Montwill enjoys the accommodations of Sixty Soho which also is home to some exceptional food selections. Enjoy a meal on the patio of SIXTY SoHo’s signature restaurant, Bistrot Leo, and be transported by the charm of this popular spot. The menu is filled with elegant French cuisine that includes a variety of dishes that include modern and traditional classics.
Starters include escargot with burgundy snails, parsley, chervil and garlic; duck prosciutto pizzette bechamel, goat cheese, caramelized onions, sage; and mussels with and garlic confit, saffron beurre blanc, and grilled bread. Exceptional entrees include Branzino a la bordier with baby market vegetables, pesto, and Meyer lemon and the seafood bucatini arrabiata with lobster, shrimp, scallops, Calabrian chili, and citrus breadcrumbs.
For another unforgettable experience at the hotel, head up to the rooftop at A60. Curated cocktails sipped while taking in breathtaking views of Manhattan will help seal the deal every time.