5120 MacArthur Blvd., NW
Washington, DC 20016
Et Voila, opened in 2008 on MacArthur Blvd. in Washington,DC. Existing facility is 1598 sq ft on first floor and 1530 sq ft in kitchen basement. Executive Chef Claudio Pirollo, a legendary Belgium Chef owner, decided to expand his brand to the adjacent building. The existing property is in Historical Preservation, and the building lot is not in compliance.
Expand concept into the building adjacent to the existing restaurant. Adding 1100 sq ft on the first floor and 995 sq ft in basement kitchen. Total capacity of 5223 sq ft. Develop a new deli market, with the expansion of the existing bar and lounge. Add additional seating and upgrade all new utilities from the existing street, and bring the building into ADA compliance. Record Easement and covenant required for egress on adjacent property. Occupancy load of 108 persons.
Expansion was completed in 22 weeks, with the existing restaurant opened for business throughout most of the construction. Restaurant opened in April 2017 with new restaurant/ bar and deli market.