Chef/Owner Brian Lewis of The Cottage and OKO announced these days that he will be increasing and bringing The Cottage to Greenwich, Connecticut. Found at 49 Greenwich Avenue, the 60+ seat cafe and bar will rejoice fantastic seasonal ingredients sourced from nearby purveyors and farmers through Chef Brian’s celebrated signature fashion of American cooking, delivered with casual class and coastal charm. The Cottage Greenwich is slated to open later this yr.
“We’ve constantly looked ahead to the day that we can convey The Cottage to a new sector right after staying so blessed with our devoted clientele and hardworking crew in Westport,” said Lewis. “As we professional these types of continued aid during COVID and just after six effective several years in Westport, the time was correct to mature and find a sister spot to complement the first Cottage.”
Although the Greenwich area will function a number of signature Cottage dishes and cocktails, the food stuff and beverage plan will mirror the team’s each day creativeness encouraged by the seasons, whilst staying in live performance with the Westport Cottage spot. Both of those the food items and beverage menus at The Cottage Greenwich will be count on ingredients from nearby purveyors and farmers in the Connecticut and New York region. The menu will feature Cottage favorites which includes Wagyu Beef Brisket Steam Buns, Duck Fried Rice, The Cottage Burger and Incredibly hot Fudge and Peanut Butter Sundae. In addition to these classics, Chef Brian is on the lookout ahead to but a different canvas to convey his culinary passion and creativity.
The beverage software will also contain community products in its seasonal menu. Cottage bar favorites this sort of as The Smokey Peat and The Spicy Pear will be highlighted along with equally vintage and signature cocktails. An intercontinental wine list will be curated of the two new and outdated earth favorites, offer you a comprehensive range of nearby craft beer, and offer very low or no alcohol selections.
“At our soon-to-be four cafe locations of Comprehensive Residence Hospitality Team, the team will often be the heartbeat of our places to eat,” added Lewis. “I’m delighted to be embarking on this place in a new industry with the leadership and skills of each Chef Christian Wilki, who oversees all culinary operations as Executive Chef, and Ralph Leon, who oversees all front of home functions as our Director of Beverage and Hospitality. We thrive on bringing gifted, hardworking, and focused crew customers up by the ranks of our restaurants.”
The Cottage Greenwich will aspect the similar warm, cozy aesthetic and shade scheme uncovered in the Westport site, but with numerous accents distinctive to the room. Architect Rick Hoag from Frederick William Hoag Architect and Inside Designer Megan Zwick from MZ Interiors will oversee the establish-out and design and style.
Because opening in Westport December of 2015, The Cottage has obtained quite a few accolades for its regionally sourced cuisine, which include not long ago becoming named the #1 cafe in Fairfield County by Hearst Connecticut Media/CT Bites, and earning an “Excellent” rating from The New York Periods.
The Cottage Greenwich will be open Tuesday-Sunday for supper services, increasing to supply lunch, Sunday brunch and to-go choices soon following.