TASTE OF THE TREASURE COAST
BY GREG GARDNER
Escargot Fricassee is always on the dinner menu at Harvest Table Restaurant and Bar on Hutchinson Island. A wide variety of entrees include: Out of the
Pen, From the Field, Out to Pasture, From the Pond or Flew the Coop.
Fresh and friendly
GREG GARDNER PHOTOS
Harvest Table offers quality meals
with a large side of hospitality
When Gina and Jimmy Cunningham met
while working at the Admiral’s Table in
Jensen Beach, the couple never dreamed
that 35 years later they would own the
Harvest Table Restaurant and Bar across the river on
The family-owned business moved from downtown
Stuart where only lunch was served to a new restaurant
with dinner service and twice the seating. Married 26
years, Gina handles the restaurant and its books while
Jimmy runs the kitchen as head chef and greets the customers.
Their son Aidan, Jimmy’s sister Amy Summers,
niece Cassidy Cunningham and uncle Charlie McCarthy
work at the restaurant in a plaza on South Ocean Drive,
across from the Courtyard Marriott.
“It is nice to have your family working here because
you don’t have to pay them as much,” Jimmy, who
greets patrons with a beaming hello from the open
kitchen, said with a laugh.
“If you are a mean guy, you can’t have an open
kitchen,” he said. “You’re yelling and your people ain’t
smiling. But if you are having fun, people know it. >>