Said VP Brian White in a statement:
White Management has informed employees at Central Steak that the restaurant will be closing as of July 31, 2012. White Management is currently considering several options including new creative concepts for the Central Avenue restaurant.
Central Steak was born out of the former Butcher Block -- it was a more modern take on the concept. White owns a group of restaurants in the area, including Creo, Bountiful Bread, and Mangia.
We'll miss the winter harvest burger there. It was one of our favorite local burgers.
Update July 31: Gift cards
Statement from Brian White about Central Steak gift cards:
White Management intends to honor Central Steak gift cards at its other locations. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week, members of Central Steak's staff will be on-site at the restaurant to exchange Central Steak gift cards for gift cards at Creo. White Management is working with its Point of Sale vendor to create a seamless, longer-term solution to allow Central Steak patrons to dine at its sister establishments and will release details on the company's website - http://whiterestaurants.com/. We will also be working to place our staff at our sister locations.
White Management advertises on AOA.
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