Meet Council Oak Steaks & Seafood’s New Wine Sommelier & Manager

Douglas Scagliola, dedicated food and beverage professional with a unique combination of service and wine experience recently joined Council Oak Steaks & Seafood as the new assistant manager and resident wine sommelier. Douglas started his career at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in Las Vegas, Nevada. He then became Delmonico Restaurant’s Sommelier/Cellar Master. Prior to his employment at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, Douglas was the General Manager for O’Brady’s & Clarion Inn in Tampa, Florida.

Having backpacked Europe for months at a time, Douglas is able to bring extensive old world experience to guests. He describes Council Oak Steaks & Seafood as a glass of French Pinot Noir due to the restaurant’s elegance and beauty. He believes it has many long lasting and bold flavors.

With over ten years of experience and a passport full of stamps, Douglas is ready to uncork Council Oak and bring service to the next level.

Check out Council Oak’s wine list and share your favorite blend of grapes with us!