Le Coq au Vin’s Coquille St. Jacques

Chef Reimund Pitts of Le Coq au Vin with his Coquilles St. Jacques. (Photograph by S.T. Cardinal of The Community Paper)

Le Coq Au Vin, at 46 Orlando’s oldest French cafe, was already in procedure for six years when Louis Perrotte and his wife, Magdalena, acquired it. It is now owned and operated by Chef Reimund Pitz and his spouse, Sandy, in partnership with the Perrottes. Housed in its unique A-body — the first construction was a design for a company providing seaside households — Le Coq Au Vin is nonetheless a go-to specific occasion cafe for lots of Central Floridians.

In this edition of Nearby Taste, a collaboration with The Local community Paper, Pitz shares his recipe for coquille St. Jacques, a traditional French dish of scallops in a creamy sauce. See the full recipe listed here.

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