Restaurant 1620 Gets New Owners, Name and Renovations

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jul. 16, 2012 12:00 am  

Evette Brady, owner and executive chef of 1620 Restaurant

The chefs will be unveiling a new menu in the fall, as well, although they will retain the 1620 classics like steak, fish and liver, according to Qualls.  “We’re going to keep the charm of the [original] restaurant,” he said.

The renovations will convert the existing private dining side of the eatery into a more casual dining area with its own bar and a nightclub vibe.

The club side will feature a live disc jockey and extended hours Friday and Saturday nights. Qualls, who has Broadway performance experience, may host a cabaret or two, as well.

The main dining room will still offer a classic, fine dining experience.

Further physical changes to the eatery will include an enclosed patio, waterfall and other “surprises in store,” Qualls said.

 

 

Please read our comments policy before commenting.
Search

Latest Arkansas Business Poll

Did the Fed make the right call on interest rates?