Element is an upscale Mediterranean Steakhouse located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, Florida. Inspired by his childhood in Europe and his passion for culinary innovation, Chef Nils Tarantik has brought a world-class dining experience to downtown. Chef Nils takes the classic dishes and flavors of southern Europe and imbues them with unique gastronomic twists and flares. The result is a timeless - yet boldly modern – dining experience that evokes the comforting flavor memories of the past while exciting the senses. The atmosphere echoes this synthesis with a welcoming environment accented by theatrical touches and a knowledgeable staff committed to exceeding your expectations. Element offers an extensive wine list and a craft cocktail bar as well as a private dining room.