After a devastating fire that forced the local restaurant to shut down temporarily, Salar Restaurant and Lounge, located at 400 E. Fifth St. in Dayton, Ohio, will once again welcome the public on Sept. 27, beginning with three days of soft opening activities from Thursday through Saturday, followed by a grand opening party on Sept. 30 and regular service on Oct. 1.
“We are so grateful to everyone who has helped us rejoin Dayton’s culinary scene,” says Salar owner and executive chef Margot Blondet. “Everyone involved in reopening this labor of love has worked extremely hard to get us cooking again. We’re back with renewed energy and creativity as we provide the city’s residents and visitors a beautiful restaurant to gather with family, friends and colleagues to create new memories.”
The soft opening days will serve as fundraisers for Dayton Children’s Hospital’s Burn Program to help provide burn kits to families in-need that financially cannot afford to purchase the necessary medical supplies to treat injuries. Tickets are priced $10 per person, not including food, beverage, tax and gratuity. Reservations can be made online at salarrestaurant.com/event-tickets; space will be limited. Blondet has curated a selection of fan-favorite dishes for the soft opening days.
Salar with celebrate its grand opening with a special event on Sept. 30 from 5-7 pm. Tickets are required and can be made online at salarrestaurant.com/event-tickets. Complimentary food, beverages and live entertainment will enliven the ambiance. Salar will remain open until 9:30 pm, offering a select number of dishes and cocktails that restaurant fans have come to love.
Beginning Oct. 1, Salar will be open seven days a week. The bar will open at 4 pm and the kitchen will be open at 5 pm daily. More information regarding hours will be available at salarrestaurant.com.