ALEXANDRIA: Burtons Grill & Bar To Open This March
“We have always believed in the strength of the metro DC market,” says Founder, President and CEO Kevin Harron of Burtons Grill & Bar. “Finding locations has been a challenge, but we will open two locations in Northern Virginia this year. Our business model has always been simple ‘be best in class’. Which means we need to consistently meet or exceed our guest expectations for the overall dining experience. Taking care of guests who have special needs or diets just feels right to us. We are delighted to be here.”Burtons Grill & Bar’s Vice President of Operations Denise Baron Herrera has tapped Dylyn Coolidge to serve as executive chef at Burtons Grill & Bar in Alexandria. A native of Burlington, Vermont, Coolidge began his culinary career working as a junior sous chef at Coyote Cafe under James Beard award-winning chefs Mark Kiffin and Mark Miller in 1994. He has cooked at five-diamond hotels such as the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona and worked with James Beard award-winning chef Todd English’s Kingfish Restaurant. In December 2008, he become head chef at Commissary, a DC neighborhood café focused on seasonal, local, all natural American comfort food, part of the Eatwell DC Restaurant group, which includes a thirteen acre naturally raised fruit and vegetable farm in La Plata, Maryland. Then in April 2011, Coolidge moved to become executive chef at the Beacon Hotel, overseeing the culinary program for their food and beverage outlets the Beacon Bar and Grill, and the rooftop Sky Bar, as well as their banquet operations. Accolades include being ranked among Open Table’s Top DC Brunches from 2011 to 2013, and The Blade’s Top Brunch in 2012. In September 2015, he accepted the position of executive chef to open Burtons Grill & Bar in Alexandria.
Burtons Grill & Bar is located within the Hilltop Village Center at Telegraph Road and Beulah Street in Alexandria, Virginia, 22315. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
For reservations or additional information, please call (703) 922-1730 or visit www.burtonsgrill.com.