REVIVAL COMING TO EAST BAY STREET
The Vendue Hotel Opening New Restaurant Spring 2018
The Vendue, Charleston’s Art Hotel, is moving its main restaurant to the corner of East Bay and Vendue Range to create an overall better experience for guests and diners. The space that once offered an upscale dining option, Drawing Room, has been converted to a lobby lounge serving complimentary breakfast each morning and cocktails and music in the evening. The new restaurant, Revival, will feature dinner nightly and offer modern southern dishes.
“In all honesty, the concept for Revival started a year and a half ago when Forrest Parker was named Executive Chef,” said Jonathan Weitz, owner and president of Avocet Hospitality Group.
The concept for Revival is modern, yet casual dining with a focus on recipes and/or ingredients from South Carolina’s past. Chef Parker has worked with local farmers to “revive” certain ingredients and utilize them in his dishes. A sample of these ingredients include the previously extinct Nostrale rice, Jimmy Red grits, or the Bradford Watermelon.
“”I want to pay tribute to South Carolina through the lens of food and reintroduce Southern classics in a way that is modern, yet approachable. Above all, I want our guests to leave saying “Right there – that is what South Carolina tastes like.” , said Chef Parker. (picture attached)
The restaurant is scheduled to open in Spring 2018 and will seat approximately 60 people. Additional information and images will be released in mid-March. To keep up with the progress please visit RevivalCharleston.com or follow us on Facebook or Instagram @RevivalCHS.