Brittany Hill is back in business. The first upscale restaurant to open in Thornton -- a special-occasion place renowned for its view -- closed in 2007, and went through several ownership/management changes as various ventures attempted to resurrect the legendary spot. Now it's reopened as a Crystal Rose event and wedding venue (one of a half-dozen Crystal Rose locations in the metro area), and will reintroduce brunch on Sunday, February 17. See also: - The battle of Brittany Hill wages on - Brittany Hill is on the block, but the Falcos say they'll get it back - Brittany Hill rises again
"Before 2006, Brittany Hill routinely served 600 to 800 Sunday brunches a day," says Jay Byerly, founder of Crystal Rose. "We intent to resume this tradition soon. There isn't a better venue or view in the state -- we believe our experience in the hospitality industry will enable us to restore the location to its former popularity."
After the restaurant closed six years ago, Anaheim, California-based Specialty Restaurants Corporation acquired the property for $2 million. After JoAnne and John Falco attempted -- and failed -- to reopen the place, Specialty regained the property last year. Byerly signed a twelve-year lease with the company in November.
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He now plans to serve brunch at Brittany Hill from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday (call 303-451-5151 for reservations). And on Thursday, February 21, the restaurant will host a grand-reopening party from 4 p.m. until close.