CHARLOTTE, NC (Feb. 27, 2012) – Chef Emeril Lagasse’s new restaurant, e2 emeril’s eatery, will open for lunch Tuesday, Feb. 28. The casual American eatery will serve lunch Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., as well as dinner Monday – Thursday from 5 to 10 p.m., and until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Reservations are available and walk-ins are always welcome.
The e2 lunch menu features fresh salads, sandwiches, soups and entrees for business-minded guests and visitors to the neighboring theaters and museums. Highlights include The Burger ($13) with house-ground sirloin, aged white cheddar, aïoli, house mustard, bibb lettuce, vine-ripened tomato, red onion ketchup and hand-cut fries; “Eatery” Chopped Salad ($12) with roasted chicken, Giacomo’s salami, chickpeas, cucumber, tomato, manchego and aged red wine vinaigrette; Pork Cheek Ragú ($14) with fresh pasta, fennel, leeks, mushrooms and shaved parmigiano-reggiano; Herb Roasted Ashley Farms Poussin ($14) with baby carrots, marble potatoes, Sea Island red peas and rosemary jus; and chef’s Daily Pie from the wood-burning pizza oven. The menu also features favorites from the dinner menu such as Emeril’s Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits, chilled seafood and shellfish from the raw bar, homemade desserts and more.
The eatery’s main dining room seats 125 guests and has semi-private spaces to accommodate up to 50 guests for luncheons, meetings or special events. A common table offers seating for up to 12 guests – perfectly suited for group dining at lunch. At the chef’s food bar, an additional 20-plus diners can watch the culinary team tend to the raw bar, plancha, wood-burning oven and grill stations. And this spring, the restaurant’s outdoor patio will open along Levine Center for the Arts Avenue.
For lunch or dinner reservations, please call 704-414-4787 or visit e2emerils.com. Free validated parking is available in the Levine Center for the Arts parking garage, which is accessible via South Church Street or Stonewall Street. Complimentary valet parking is also available at dinner in front of the restaurant.