250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110
Housed within the elegant and historic former Federal Reserve Bank in the heart of Boston's Financial District, Bond Restaurant | Lounge evokes the opulence of bygone eras. Capitalizing on the grandeur of the room (with its 25 foot ceilings and sparkling chandeliers), Bond incorporates modern elements (plush lounge seating and a 12-foot mirrored bar backdrop) to give the space a modern feel that's full of timeless glamour.
A premiere destination for cosmopolitan dining, cocktails and entertainment, Bond is a shimmering, hip setting for small plate dining options, distinctive cocktails and eclectic music. To complement the venue's international vibe, glitterati can enjoy a globally-inspired menu at dining tables or at more casual lounge seating. For especially festive occasions, the restaurant hosts the Dom Perignon Lounge, an exclusive balcony with seating for private events, overlooking the main restaurant.
What’s New for LifeSavor 2013
For the 2013 edition of their annual fundraiser, Community Servings moves LifeSavor to the Westin Boston Waterfront for the evening.
Battle of the Burger Begins
Voting in Boston Magazine’s epic Battle of the Burger is underway as of Monday, May 13th.
Save the Date for Chefs in Shorts
Mark your calendars for this year’s Chefs in Shorts on Friday, June 14th.
Executive Chef Mark Sapienza has been with the Langham Hotel, Boston (formerly Le Meridien) since 1998. The Massachusetts native's appointment marked the first time in the hotel's history that an American chef was selected to guide the Langham's award-winning culinary endeavors. Sapienza's dishes marry seasonal New England ingredients and modern French cooking. He supports local purveyors and uses only farm-fresh ingredients
Sapienza was introduced to the culinary world at a young age. Being of European heritage, weekly family gatherings and holidays always revolved around festive meals and shared family recipes. He attended Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. While there, he worked as a chef at a small Italian trattoria, applying practical experience to his education. He graduated with honors in 1984 with an associate's degree in Culinary Arts and a bachelors degree in Food Service Management.
Following graduation, Sapienza began his career at the nationally recognized Apley's restaurant as Chef Tournant.He later joined Horizon Hotels as Executive Sous Chef. While with Horizon, he worked at various luxury properties along the East Coast, including the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida; Montauk Yacht Club & Inn in Montauk, New York; and Arrowood of Westchester in Rye Brook, New York. During his tenure with Horizon, Sapienza had the opportunity to work at the renowned Claridge's hotel in London, England.
Returning from London, Sapienza settled in Boston and began working at the Boston Harbor Hotel, a four-star, four-diamond property. He spent eight years as Executive Sous Chef for the hotel's nationally acclaimed restaurant, The Rowes Wharf. There he received numerous accolades from colleagues and food critics. He was honored with an invitation to present a dinner at The James Beard House in New York as part of their "Best Hotel Chefs in America" series.
Sapienza currently resides in Stoneham, Massachusetts with his wife Donna; two step-daughters, Adriana and Giovanna; and two year-old son Christian.They enjoy spending time together at home, as well as spending time in Maine and traveling throughout New England.