New Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria in Santa Rosa Beach also has its own "Speakeasy" bar with hand-crafted cocktails.

SANTA ROSA BEACH — One of the area’s elite restaurateurs has a new offering in Santa Rosa Beach.


Chef Jim Shirley opened Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria last week in South Walton, adding to an impressive portfolio of restaurants in the area, including Great Southern Cafe, The Bay, Meltdown on 30A, North Beach Tortilla Co. and Ji•Shi Ki•chn,


Farm & Fire uses coal-fired ovens to cook pizza, meatballs and whole fish, combined with market items like salads, charcuterie and desserts with a Speakeasy bar for hand-crafted cocktails.


RELATED: More restaurant news along the Emerald Coast


Added touches include the view – a glass wall looking out over white sand beaches and the bay.


Farm & Fire Southern Pizzeria is located at 224200 U.S. Highway 31 in Santa Rosa Beach – directly above North Beach Tortilla Co. – and the kitchen is open Wednesday-Sunday from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. with the Speakeasy open until 10 p.m.