Very awful news this morning, with Nashville Scene reporting that Husk— the acclaimed Rutledge Hill location of chef Sean Brock’s popular Charleston eatery— suffered an electrical fire last night around midnight, which reignited again at 5 a.m., damaging two upstairs rooms in its 19th-century mansion and forcing the restaurant to shutter indefinitely.
There is some good news though, the three employees that were inside were unharmed. Also, the bar’s incredible collection of antique bourbons are reportedly fine, but there’s this:
The economic impact will hurt — Husk usually serves 100-200 people per day at lunch and around 200 at dinner.
Further Coverage: Nashville Post, Nashville Biz, The Tennessean. Do check back for updates on this breaking story.
- Husk Burns Overnight, Closed Indefinitely [NashvilleScene]
- All Fire Coverage [ENASH]