Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Roosevelt Island Cafe @Cornell Tech Earns Grade A From NYC Health Department, Cafe Closed For Thanksgiving Weekend, New Winter Hours And Meet The New GM

Reported October 23 the surprising news that the Roosevelt Island Cafe @ Cornell Tech

received a NYC Health Department Restaurant Inspection C Grade.

Fortunately, the C Grade did not last long.

 On November 1, new Cafe @Cornell Tech General Manager Chris Lewis reported achieving an A Grade from the NYC Health Department. According to Mr. Lewis:
The NYC Department of Health inspected The Café yesterday and I am very pleased to announce that it earned an “A” grade.

We would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding while our team implemented corrective actions to receive this grade. .... The framed “C” was removed by the inspector yesterday and the “A” is slated to be posted this Monday upon its arrival. The only grade acceptable to Constellation and the Cornell Tech community is an “A,” and I ensure you that we will continuously maintain best practices for food service moving forward.

As the new General Manager for Constellation Culinary @ Cornell Tech I look forward to providing the best food service and to working with all of you. Please feel free to contact me or stop by The Café to discuss all things food.

That's good news. The Cafe has become a favorite spot for many Roosevelt Island residents and visitors since it opened last year.

The Cafe @Cornell Tech will be closed Thanksgiving Day, November 22 thru Sunday November 25 and reopen for regular schedule Monday November 26.

The Cafe will be closed for Winter Break from December  22 - January 2 2019.

Below is upcoming schedule of operation for the Cafe @Cornell Tech

During the October 25 meeting of Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech Community Construction Task Force, Cornell Tech Director of Facilities Operations Dan Cooke spoke about garbage pick up, recycling, sustainability and the Cafe operations.

Also, the new GM of Cafe @Cornell Tech Chris Lewis talked about upcoming plans for the Cafe.

More info about the Cafe @ Cornell Tech, operated by the Constellation Culinary Group, available at their web site including daily menus.