Tag Archives: Cool River
We spent the better part of the morning checking out a few new restaurants in the DFW area. One of the better finds was in Keller and run by the former chefs of Cool River, Bob Stephenson and Carlos Arevalo. Both chefs have an illustrious background; Stephenson alone has opened nearly 40 restaurants, but this would be his first to actually own.
FnG Eats is in the former City Hall restaurant space in Keller that was run by season two Top Chef contestant Otto Borisch. The space has undergone complete revamp and is now much more comfortable and easily managed by Stephenson, who said that he can see pretty much everything going on in the restaurant from any vantage point. He will be able to sauté a few veggies and seconds later greet guests as they file into the door. And file they will. This restaurant is good. Continue reading
Rodman Shields, executive chef at Nick and Sam’s has tendered his resignation and will be starting at Cool River very soon, replacing exiting chef Bob Stephenson. Stephenson, as you recall, will soon be opening FnG in Keller.
A new chef for the highly regarded steakhouse has not been named.