In January, Nashville’s upcoming Grand Hyatt Hotel announced that celebrity chef and restaurateur Sean Brock was tapped to consult and operate its then-unnamed restaurant. Today they announced the name of the restaurant — The Continental, set to open in September of 2020. Whole roasted chicken (carved tableside) will be a menu staple, as well as Beef Wellington from the Gueridon. The forthcoming restaurant will meld Brock’s passion for culinary history with the traditional elegance of fine dining and a throwback service style.
The Continental’s traditional Gueridon service will also offer tableside cart presentations of dishes inspired by classics like trout amandine, Caesar salad, crepes Suzette, and more. Guests can also expect reimagined takes on luxury favorites from the 19th and 20th centuries, like crab Louie, lobster thermidor, and oysters Rockefeller.
As construction continues on the 17-acre Nashville Yards project, the James Beard Award-winning chef and cookbook author is now hiring for various front- and back-of-house positions for his next Nashville restaurant. Interested candidates can email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
The highly anticipated restaurant sits on the ground floor of the 25-floor Grand Hyatt Nashville. The hotel will hold 591 guest rooms with multiple bars, a rooftop lounge, tons of event space, a Grand Club Lounge, and fifth-floor pool deck overlooking the city. The hotel will also hold a world-class spa and fitness center.
Nashville Yards will be a walkable, urban community featuring high-end hospitality offerings in addition to the Grand Hyatt Nashville and signature restaurant by Chef Brock, including exceptional retail and restaurant options, a four-acre entertainment district and concert venue spearheaded by AEG Worldwide and MGM, and creative and Class-A+ office space anchoring Amazon’s future Operations Center of Excellence.
In the early days of the COVID-19 shutdown, Brock opened fast casual burger, biscuit, and fried chicken spot Joyland for takeout, and construction is well underway at his other, larger East side project Audrey.