LEGAL SEA FOODS OPENS VIRTUAL KITCHENS IN CHICAGO AND COLUMBUS

LEGAL SEA FOODS OPENS VIRTUAL KITCHENS IN THE MIDWEST

NOW AVAILABLE FOR DELIVERY AND PICK UP DAILY!

The New England-based brand has brought the freshest seafood to greater Columbus & Chicago

Food is prepared out of Smith & Wollensky’s kitchens in Easton Town Center & Marina City

BOSTON – (October 4, 2021) – Boston-based hospitality group, PPX Hospitality Brands, has partnered with DoorDash in order to bring another iconic brand, Legal Sea Foods, to the people of greater Columbus and Chicago just in time for National Seafood Month. Operating out of the group’s long-standing America’s Steakhouse destinations, Smith & Wollensky at Easton Town Center as well as Smith & Wollensky Marina City, Legal Sea Foods offers a variety of signature menu items that are now available for delivery or pick up  daily for lunch or dinner. Residents, local businesses and visitors of both cities can enjoy the authentic Legal Sea Foods experience from the comfort of their own homes and offices with fan favorite dishes including their Half Pound Maine Lobster Roll, Baked Stuffed Lobster, New England Clam Chowder, Crab Cake Dinner, Fish & Chips, and more. Maine Lobster Roll and New England Crab Roll Kits are also available, each serving up to four people. The full menu can be viewed HERE.

 

With over a decade of experience at the helm of Smith & Wollensky as the National Director of Culinary Development and then as Vice President of Culinary, Matt King now oversees both Smith & Wollensky and Legal Sea Foods as PPX’s Chief Culinary Officer. His devotion to culinary excellence as well as full traceability and sustainable sourcing ensure consistency and quality control across all brands. These tenets are also the foundation for the trusted local and national supplier partnerships he’s cultivated over the last 10+ years.

 

“PPX Hospitality is proud to offer the freshest New England flavors of Legal Sea Foods to the people of greater Columbus and Chicago, communities we’ve been so privileged to be a part of for many years with Smith & Wollensky at Easton Town Center and Marina City,” said Chief Marketing Officer Kim Giguere-Lapine. “We are dedicated to delivering the same standard of excellence with our virtual Legal Sea Foods kitchen as we have to our guests of Smith & Wollensky, and will ensure this by utilizing the same high-quality, local vendors and suppliers that we’ve been partnering with for years, all under the culinary leadership of Chef Matt.”

 

The famous New England seafood can be ordered daily for lunch and dinner between 11:30 a.m. and up to 10 p.m. on the weekends. Widely known as “fanatics for freshness®,” Legal Sea Foods has been dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards and unwavering integrity behind the entire pier-to-plate process since the brand’s inception in 1950. Legal Sea Foods’ philosophy is that “If it isn’t fresh, it isn’t Legal!®” and members of the greater Columbus and Chicago communities can expect that same commitment to quality and freshness when ordering from their virtual kitchen.

 

Legal Sea Foods orders can be placed HERE. The option for delivery is limited to local DoorDash driver availability and areas of service, but pick up at Smith & Wollensky is for all guests daily.

 

For more information about Legal Sea Foods Virtual Kitchen, visit legalseafoods.com/virtual-kitchen or follow along on social media for all of the latest updates @legalseafoods on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

 

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*Courtesy of Legal Sea Foods

 

About Legal Sea Foods

Seventy years ago, Legal Sea Foods opened as a fish market in Cambridge, MA and has since cast a wider net – now operating 23 restaurants along the east coast as well as its own Quality Control Center on Boston Harbor. Legal Sea Foods’ iconic tagline, “If it isn’t fresh, it isn’t Legal!” speaks to its legendary fanaticism for seafood quality and safety. The restaurants serve over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish throughout the year; the menu highlights quintessential New England fare, including its famous New England Clam Chowder that has been served at nearly every Presidential Inauguration since 1981. For more information about Legal Sea Foods and its locations, please visit https://www.legalseafoods.com/.

 

About PPX Hospitality Brands

PPX Hospitality Brands is a Boston-based hospitality group that includes The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, The Strega Group and now Legal Sea Foods. To learn more visit https://www.ppxhospitalitybrands.com/.

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Media Contacts

Allied Global Marketing

Lauren Polhill, lpolhill@alliedglobalmarketing.com

 

PPX Hospitality Brands

Kim Giguere-Lapine – Chief Marketing Officer, klapine@swrg.com

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