The WILDER Set to Open October 2017 in the “HEART” of Fort Lauderdale


The WILDER, a social club concept from one of the creators of Rhythm & Vine, The Whole Enchilada, Poke House, and The Procurer, David Cardaci, is slated to open October 2017 in heart of Fort Lauderdale located at 701 East Broward Boulevard.

"A truly unique concept that exhibits a 'Monaco meets Chateau Marmont' feel and will be a juxtaposition of old world and new, and a place to celebrate vibrancy, community, creativity, and freedom. This is the watering hole for bon vivants with a vision,” expressed Vanessa Cardaci.

The entire venue, a 3,500 square foot welcoming space, consists of three rooms with distinct personalities - a revolutionary modern classic cocktail bar that creates masterfully executed libations, as well as a patio terrace for progressive libations, and finally a great room which is able to host near-nightly parties for a sophisticated collection of clientele. The WILDER is projected to hire 25 full-time employees and there will be maximum capacity of 250 people for all of the seated areas.

“The atmosphere at the WILDER is playful, but elevated, intoxicating, but familiar, tropical, enticing, and a place to, well, get WILD, that feels more like a secluded, storybook escape than a bar or lounge. Guests are at ease because they feel like nobody is watching, and the staff is polished, friendly, and faultless,“ revealed Cardaci.

This contribution to the Fort Lauderdale scene will help to emerge an entirely new cultural cachet. Beyond the well-edited and masterfully executed cocktail menu, The WILDER team knows how to create atmosphere. It has a distinguished look and feel, with exacting standards of decor, and is big on well crafted tunes, mood, and furnishings, made for late-night lingering.

That subtle “cool kid” vibe is reflected in every impeccably designed detail of the space. Expect deco glam, marriage of peacock details, brass accents, and imported tile — all references to the neighborhood’s natural and artisanal past, but attuned to its aspirational present.

“The WILDER is breaking barriers, bringing South Florida that high-low, comfortably luxurious, unpretentiously stylish hangout that has been dominating the West Coast and European social scenes for years,” stated David Cardaci.

This multi-faceted social club nearly the resurging Flagler Village is the important thread in the fabric of a changing city. The WILDER will be open seven days a week including on Monday - Thursday from 4 p.m. - 2 a.m., Fridays from 4 p.m. - 3 a.m., Saturdays from 1 p.m. - 3 a.m. and on Sundays from 2 p.m. - 11 p.m. For more information, visit The WILDER on Facebook to get notified on the grand opening and future events.

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