The West Highland neighborhood lost a gem when chef/owner William Wahl closed Indulge French Bistro in February after seven years in business. It didn't take long for the space to be claimed, though: In May, a new sign went up announcing that Revelry Kitchen would move in, bringing breakfast, lunch and brunch to this spot on West 38th Avenue. While the morning meal doesn't carry quite the cache that haute French cuisine and house-baked artisan bread do, a well-made breakfast can be the most important meal of the day — even more so when it's prepared by Enrique Socarras, executive chef of the new eatery. Socarras rose to prominence at Cuba Cuba Cafe & Bar and recently headed the kitchen at Suehiro Japanese Restaurant in Fort Collins.
Last night, Revelry announced on its Facebook page that Socarras and pastry/sous chef Letisha Steele will be kicking off service next Thursday, August 20. Here's the full announcement:
Friends!! It brings us immeasurable pleasure to announce that Revelry Kitchen will officially be open to the public Thursday, August 20th at 7:00 am! From then on we will be open 7 days a week, from 7am-3pm. We can't wait to see all your smiling faces! Bring all your friends! We think you will be blown away by what our Executive Chef Enrique Socarras and Pastry/Sous Chef Letisha Steele have in store for you!
Socarras is also a member of this year's Denver Five, a group of local chefs who have represented Colorado at the James Beard House for the past eight years. Steele's resume includes a stint as pastry chef at WaterCourse Bakery.
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