Renowned Local Restaurateurs Bring Mix of Fine Dining and Barbeque to New Restaurant Cook and the Bear to Open in Blue Back Square

Renowned Local Restaurateurs Bring Mix of Fine Dining and Barbeque to New Restaurant Cook and the Bear to Open in Blue Back Square

Renowned Local Restaurateurs Bring Mix of Fine Dining and Barbeque to New Restaurant Cook and the Bear to Open in Blue Back Square

West Harford, CT/March 1, 2016 – Cook and the Bear, a restaurant collaboration between James Beard award nominee Tyler Anderson of Millwright’s and pit barbeque master Jamie McDonald of Bear’s Smokehouse, will open at Blue Back Square. The restaurant and bar, which seats 102, crafts its delectable menu from local farm fresh ingredients served at an affordable price. Customers can explore a menu brimming with rotisserie chicken and fish, traditional sides like coleslaw and macaroni and cheese with vegetarian options including smoked tofu and smoked beets. The restaurant will have a weekend brunch menu and a late night menu. Guests may also sip on Cook and the Bear’s extensive selection of craft beers, creative cocktails and select wines.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Cook and the Bear’s first location to our center,” said Elizabeth Zigmont, Blue Back Square’s Marketing Director. “It will be an excellent addition to our dining options that our customers will enjoy.” 

Blue Back Square is a shopping center featuring over 35 stores, dining options and a six-screen Criterion Cinema. Stores include Crate & Barrel, West Elm, REI, Barnes & Noble, Charming Charlie, Janie & Jack and Ooh La La Boutique. Dining options range from The Cheesecake Factory to Besito Mexican Bistro.
 
About Blue Back Square
Blue Back Square is located at 65 Memorial Road, in West Hartford, Connecticut. Hours are Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Restaurants and department store hours may vary. For more information, visit www.BlueBackSquare.com like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Pinterest.
 

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CONTACT:
Elizabeth Zigmont, Marketing Director
Blue Back Square
EZigmont@StarwoodRetail.com
(860) 882-0678 ext. 5001