Ford Fry can't stop opening new restaurants. The local culinary magnate, who launched Superica in Feburary, Marcel in July, and has Tex-Mex and seafood concepts on track to open in the not-too-distant future, is working on a restaurant at the Four Seasons hotel in Midtown. Fry is planning something called Bar Margot, which will replace Park 75 and Park 75 Lounge.
The restaurant and lounge closed for renovations earlier this week, and one person in the know said the restaurant will become "a banquet/meeting space." Park 75 Lounge and the adjacent terrace will become Bar Margot. Multiple independent tipsters have indicated Fry is on board with the project, and it may be on track to open in "approximately three weeks." Job listings for the new restaurant have been posted, and while there's no mention of the busy restaurateur's name, a requirement found in the job listings is the necessity to "understand Rocket Farm style, practices, culture, terminology, and general philosophy." Fry is the owner of Rocket Farm Restaurants.
Details on the concept haven't been made available, but job postings say potential candidates must be available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service.
UPDATE, August 7: Bar Margot is official. Here are the details.
In addition to Superica at Krog Street Market and Marcel at Westside Provisions District, Fry operates JCT. Kitchen & Bar and The Optimist in Westside, King + Duke and St. Cecilia in Buckhead, No. 246 in Decatur and The El Felix in Alpharetta's Avalon development.