After 13 years, Sapphire Laguna Restaurant and Pantry will change hands by early March

Sapphire Laguna Restaurant and Cupboard is altering hands.

After 13 years, Azmin Ghahreman, Exec Cook and CEO of Sapphire Culinary Team, has actually announced he is transferring possession to restaurateur Russ Bendel, owner of Vine Restaurant in San Clemente, Ironwood in Laguna Hills as well as Olea in Newport Beach. The transition will be complete in very early March. The dining establishment, renamed Sapphire, Storage. Craft. Cook., is slated to debut in very early April. “My team as well as I have actually made plenty of memories and created

an unique bond with a lot of guests, as well as with the lovely community of Laguna Beach. I have actually made the challenging choice to transition ownership of Sapphire Laguna Dining Establishment and also Pantry into the capable hands of restaurateur Russ Bendel,”Ghahreman stated in a statement.”I will certainly be passing the lantern to Russ in very early March, when I will focus all of my interest on Sapphire Culinary Group, including my Sapphire at School and Sapphire at the office programs, and also some exciting brand-new tasks I expect showing to the general public.” Bendel will shut the dining establishment for a short while and resume in April as Sapphire, Storage. Craft. Prepare. He will certainly include several of his very own touches yet largely keep the ambiance of the brand as he did when he obtained Vine. “We are thrilled to presume the stewardship of Sapphire which has come to be such a site in Laguna

Coastline. When chef Azmin Ghahreman started the dining establishment in 2007, the community obtained a treasure. Just like when I took over Creeping plant in San Clemente 7 years ago, our strategies are to brighten the residential or commercial property and generate touches from Creeping plant, Ironwood as well as Olea, but maintaining the hospitality and also setting the same, “he stated. “My colleagues as well as I are thrilled to proceed the Sapphire heritage on such a historical residential property in Laguna.”Hungry? Authorize up for our regular food e-newsletter as well as discover where to
consume as well as obtain the current restaurant happenings in Orange Area. Subscribe right here. As for Ghahreman, he will certainly continue to be a busy cook bringing made-from-scratch lunches to greater than 5,500 regional trainees daily from pre-K to secondary school through his Sapphire at School program and offering catering and business dining with his Sapphire at Job food selections. However for now, Ghahreman wishes to thank his regulars and encourage them to attempt the new Sapphire.”I intend to thank every one of our devoted visitors for helping Sapphire Laguna grow for 13 years now, and also I encourage them to delight in Sapphire, Cellar. Craft. Prepare. when Russ and also his colleagues resume in very early April. This restaurant will always hold a really special location in my heart. “Relevant Articles The Bronze Quail Restaurant & Bar takes trip in Fullerton with Valentine’s Day as well as OC Dining establishment Week specials


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