Michelin-starred NYC chef to open a Viennese bistro in Harrison Saturday

Kurt Gutenbrunner, the acclaimed chef behind Michelin-starred Wallsé, a fine-dine Austrian restaurant in New York Metropolis, is opening Charley, a Viennese bistro in Harrison.

Gutenbrunner has partnered with actual property developer David Barry, CEO of URBY, a growth firm that constructed a set of recent residences in Harrison situated one block from the city’s PATH station. Charley is about to open Feb. 12.

Named after Barry’s “quirky, enjoyable, outgoing son,” Charley is meant to be an homage to late 1800s- to early-1900s Viennese espresso homes, “an area the place individuals gathered from day to nighttime.” The cafe finally will probably be open all-day, Barry mentioned, however at first its hours will probably be from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner

Barry mentioned that Gutenbrunner, who was born in a small village outdoors of Vienna, beloved the concept of bringing to New Jersey the type of meals served at informal Viennese bistros. “It is not Wallsé,” he mentioned, which presents caviar service ($110), black truffle spaetzle ($42) and venison stew ($45). It has been awarded a Michelin star 15 years in a row.

Salmon at the new restaurant helmed by chef Kurt Gutenbrunner

Salmon on the new restaurant helmed by chef Kurt Gutenbrunner

Whereas the menu at Charley has some Viennese classics, together with sizzling pretzels ($5), traditional wiener schnitzel with lingonberry jam ($24) and brief rib goulash with cornbread ($26) and naturally Viennese pastries like strudel and sachertorte, it additionally encompasses a burger ($16), Bibb salad ($10), ham-and-egg sandwich ($12) and vegetarian dishes like braised artichokes with root greens ($20).



Charley is at 202 Angelo Cifelli Drive Harrison; 973-268-8000, charley.com.

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