Health followers in Kirkwood might be excited a few new fast-casual meals idea taking on 11215 Manchester Highway on the former web site of Symbowl, which closed in late 2020.
Revel Kitchen, which has areas in Brentwood and Clayton, will open its third storefront later this month. Proprietor Simon Lusky, who runs the enterprise with spouse Angelica, stated he goals to open the Kirkwood location on Oct. 25.
“We’ve all the time liked Kirkwood and needed to go there. It’s a extremely cool group,” stated Lusky. “They’ve a variety of nice companies, individuals help them and it has a neighborhood really feel. I’m additionally a hockey man, and it’s a hockey group for certain.”
Initially from Pittsburgh, Lusky studied culinary arts and diet at Johnson & Wales’ North Carolina and Rhode Island campuses earlier than touchdown an internship with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was then employed because the baseball group’s full-time chef and nutritionist, a place which he held for seven years.
Throughout the off seasons, Lusky saved busy as a private chef for gamers who remained in St. Louis. Phrase unfold and by 2012, Lusky and and his spouse — additionally a Johnson & Wales graduate — have been getting ready meals for Blues and Rams gamers, too. It snowballed right into a full-fledged enterprise that quickly outgrew the couple’s house. They bought industrial area on Cherokee Avenue in St. Louis and opened Athlete Eats.
However the two finally fell out of affection with ready meals. In 2015, they transitioned to Revel Kitchen, a fast-casual idea at their flagship location in Brentwood, whereas maintaining the core thought the identical — lean, clear and inexperienced.
“My diet philosophy is it’s best to all the time have a clear carbohydrate, a inexperienced vegetable and a lean protein,” stated Lusky. “It’s so exhausting to eat wholesome whenever you eat out. We’re quick, we’re handy and we hit the marks on this new, altering fashion of life. We’re right here to make your life more healthy and simpler.”
Revel Kitchen affords a housemade menu of healthful bowls, salads, wraps, cold-pressed juices and smoothies. The most well-liked choice, in keeping with Lusky, is a build-your-own bowl, wherein diners can customise their meals with a base, a vegetable, a protein and a sauce.
Lusky stated he’ll attempt his hardest to honor the dedication of Becky Schoenig and Greg Owens, former homeowners of Symbowl.
“Now we have fairly huge footwear to fill. They have been actually huge pillars in the neighborhood right here,” he stated. “We’re going to do our very best to fill them and provides individuals wholesome choices.”
Be taught extra about Revel Kitchen at www.eatrevelkitchen.com.