SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. (March 20, 2013) – Sanibel Island’s Il Cielo announces a special menu for this year’s Easter Sunday.

From noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, patrons can enjoy the holiday menu offerings ranging from appetizers and second courses to entrées and desserts. Appetizers include wild mushroom crostini with homestead goat cheese, blue fin crab cakes with oven-dried tomato remoulade, and roasted lamb ribs with sweet potato and pomegranate. Second-course options include a cream of roasted butternut soup and artisan green salad with walnuts, golden tomatoes and apple cider vinaigrette.

The Easter dinner entrées include a roast leg of spring lamb gremolata in a rosemary-mint jus, served with fingerling potatoes and French green beans; grilled prime strip steak in a wild mushroom demi glace, served with mashed sweet potatoes and wilted spinach; roast breast and free-range chicken in a tomato-vidalia onion jus lie, served with white truffle mashed potatoes and broccolini; and duet of herb roasted loch duart salmon and pan-seared Atlantic scallops, lobster ravioli, baby Bok Choy and preserved lemon-Chardonnay reduction.

Patrons may complete their Easter meals with either a guittard chocolate mousse bombe or mixed berry short cake.

Meaning “the sky” in Italian, Il Cielo is located at 1244 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel Island and features eclectic fine dining as well as the more casual Cloud 9 Grille.

For more information, visit, or call 239-472-5555 to make your reservation today.