Vanderpump Rules followers and restaurant-goers questioned if Lisa Vanderpump‘s restaurant SUR can be a casualty of the pandemic. Although she closed her flagship restaurant Villa Blanca, SUR just lately introduced the restaurant reopened for purchasers.
“And we are Back !! SUR RESTAURANT is officially reopened,” in accordance with the restaurant’s Instagram. The restaurant additionally featured a photograph of Vanderpump and servers sporting masks. Even Vanderpump’s iconic canine, Giggy is rocking a masks too.
Like many U.S. eating places, SUR has been closed since March as a result of coronavirus considerations. Although SUR has reopened, the restaurant is taking the pandemic critically and precautions are in place.
SUR equipped for the re-opening
The restaurant’s web site states that the corporate up to date the house to soundly accommodate diners. The official re-opening occurred on September 23.
SUR equipped for reopening in the course of the week earlier than diners had been allowed to return. “We have been missing a good Crispy chicken with mashed potatoes and our very special gravy as much as you do!” SUR shared on Instagram together with an attractive photograph. “Announcing our reopening on Wednesday September 23rd. Online Reservations only.” The restaurant additionally shared a photograph of its signature margarita and champagne main as much as September 23.
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After the primary dinner service, SUR shared a photograph of one other signature dish, Chilean Sea Bass. “An old time favorite! Our Chilean sea bass.” Diners and followers responded favorably to the reopening posts. “Can’t wait to go back,” one particular person remarked on the thread. Another particular person added, “I have to have that when I come into SUR this weekend.”
Vanderpump described the house she has to work with inside a few of her eating places like Pump. “We’re lucky with the fact that when we do decide to open we have really good-sized patios, which is very unusual,” she stated on the Give Them Lala podcast earlier in September. “Pump is, you know, 90% garden. TomTom has two big gardens. We’d be able to put the tables and chairs outside. It has a great big garden in the back, and we’d probably be able to go out on [the] pavement as well. So, we’re very fortunate with that, but we’ve just been waiting for it to be safe. When I keep seeing the numbers going up, I want every single person, do not let this be political, [to] wear a mask.”
Which solid members will return to work?
Original solid member Tom Sandoval was seen pouring drinks behind the bar at SUR. He, together with Tom Schwartz and Lisa Vanderpump opened TomTom, which continues to be closed. And whereas Sandoval could also be stepping in at SUR till TomTom reopens, different solid members will return to their common jobs at SUR.
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A supply instructed US Weekly that supervisor Peter Madrigal will return to deal with every day operations. He gave followers a tour of the restaurant earlier than it re-opened. Also returning to work embrace Dayna Kathan, Charli Burnett, and Danica Dow — all new solid members from season 8. Brett Caprioni additionally labored at SUR and was on the brand new solid roster. But producers fired Caprioni for racist tweets. It is unclear if he’ll return to work on the restaurant.