December 5, 2023


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Houston Restaurant Group Plans to Open Marigold Club This Fall in Goodnight Charlie’s Space

Goodnight Hospitality mentioned a ultimate goodbye Friday to their beloved Montrose bar Goodnight Charlie’s in design — with a Dolly Parton-themed blowout. Now, it is generating way for a large good day to its most recent establishment.

The hospitality group is slated to open the Marigold Club this drop, presenting a swanky and upscale dining possibility in the Montrose region, with artwork deco decor and a speakeasy-encouraged private eating home for friends.

Chef Austin Waiter, formerly executive chef at Tony’s — a substantial-conclude Italian restaurant in Higher Kirby — will guide as Marigold’s executive chef, serving up modern continental delicacies stemming from an period of French and American cooking that often informs many chefs’ culinary education. The restaurant’s wine listing and cocktails are predicted to match its ambiance— identical to that of the hospitality group’s other Montrose attributes, which contain Rosie Cannonball, Montrose Cheese & Wine, and March.

Goodnight Hospitality spouse and sommelier June Rodil said the choice to open the Marigold Club arrived next some hesitation throughout the pandemic. Goodnight Charlie’s, the group’s first enterprise, closed in early 2020 and sometimes hosted functions — but the team was cautious about thoroughly reopening a reside celebration location.

“Any time we’d imagine about it or performing a pop-up, we’d acquire a pair of steps back,” she claimed. “We experienced a lot of introspection and realization that we definitely love dining establishments.”

Offering an elevated dining encounter appeared fascinating, and safer, much too, stated Rodil, who explained the Marigold Club as having the everyday strength of Goodnight Hospitality’s restaurant Rosie Cannonball, the tasting menu of March and the vibes and the special experience of a supper club — without the need of the prerequisite of paying out dues.

“It’s about remaining able to have that element of workers who make you experience at simplicity and come to feel provided. … We want it to be group-pushed,” Rodil explained.

The restaurant team is targeting a drop opening, with Rodil noting that particular processes that previously took weeks in the restaurant environment now consider months all through the pandemic.

Even though several particulars, like design and menu specifics, are nevertheless remaining decided, chef and husband or wife Felipe Riccio reported in a statement that the goal of the Marigold Club is “to faucet into the prosperity of selection that modern continental cuisine will pay for us, though however preserving our eye on a basis.”

The most recent collaboration with Waiter, a Tony’s alumnus, also follows Goodnight Hospitality’s canceled options to open the Edmont with Grant Gordon, Tony’s former executive chef and James Beard Award nominee, ahead of he unexpectedly died in 2014.

Excellent Hospitality partners Bailey and Peter McCarthy reported in a assertion that recreating Gordon’s vision with no him would be difficult, but their goal is to keep his memory shut in their ideas for the Marigold Club.

“It is meaningful to us that Grant and Austin worked alongside one another, albeit briefly, and we hope we all make him happy with the Marigold Club,” they claimed.

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