Proprietors Jeff Callaghan and Geremie Callaghan, both Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island natives, share their passion for food, wine and hospitality to all who visit Fluke Newport. Jeff’s goal is to bring niche artisan wines of the highest caliber to you.
Jerri Banks, friend and consultant to the Callaghans, created the Fluke Newport signature cocktail list. Her signature is her innovative use of fresh herbs and exotic flavorings.
Chef Eddie Montalvo started cooking at the age of 16. He then attended culinary school where he earned his degree in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He worked as a line cook at the esteemed Alforno restaurant in Providence while still enrolled in school.
After graduation, he moved to New York City where he spent two decades working in the kitchens of David Bouley, Laurent Gras, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and Danny Meyer.
Working in these top kitchens beside some of the nations most regarded chefs was a humbling experience for him. It was in these kitchen that developed his discipline, creativity, professionalism and ultimately his culinary vision.
Today he focuses his time on keeping food simple, delicious and approachable.