UWCHLAN >> The restaurant that billed itself as “Chester County’s Unique Craft Beer Bar” has served its final IPA.
The Drafting Room Taproom and Grille on Route one hundred closed Monday after 23 years in enterprise.
Proprietor Andrew Weintraub stated the time was proper for him to consolidate his two-restaurant operation into one. Weintraub additionally runs the close by Brickside Grille within the Eagleview City Middle, which stays open.
“I’ve come to some extent in life the place it’s time to maneuver on,” Weintraub stated Tuesday at The Drafting Room. “It’s time to let another person do it.”
Weintraub stated the enterprise, together with its liquor license, is on the market.
“Allow them to put their twist on it,” he stated of the subsequent proprietor.
A typewritten word on the restaurant’s entrance door summed up his emotions on the transfer:
“After 23 fantastic years in enterprise, we have now made the troublesome choice that it’s time for us to maneuver on to different endeavors in our lives.
“As of Monday November thirteenth, we shall be closing The Drafting Room. We want to thank everybody who has come by means of our doorways and grow to be very long time pals and visitors. We want to thank all of our employees all through the 23 years who’ve helped make The Drafting Room an exquisite and proud place to work.
“ Thanks for your whole help.
“- The Weintraub Household”
Weintraub stated he and his brother Howard ran the eating places collectively till Howard left about three years in the past to pursue different pursuits.
“It’s been a bit totally different” since then, Andrew Weintraub stated. “It’s time to shrink my obligations and complications a bit. It takes lots of effort to run eating places”
The Brickside will honor Drafting Room present playing cards and people with reservations can be accommodated there as nicely.
Weintraub, fifty one, of Downingtown, stated the restaurant enterprise has modified noticeably because the Drafting Room opened its doorways in 1994.
“I feel we have been the primary ones to promote Victory” from a keg, he stated of the Downingtown craft brewer that opened across the similar time.
Calling the Drafting Room a neighborhood American restaurant serving craft beer, Weintraub stated he’s taking loads of good reminiscences with him.
“It felt from day one you knew the individuals strolling by way of the door,” he stated. “They have been good individuals who interacted properly with the employees. It felt like a superb neighborhood place.”
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