I will never forget the preopening phase of Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown and all the incredible work that was put in to creating this magnificent property. Being a food and restaurant lover, I was also interested in the creation of The Grill Room and how exactly the designers would transform an empty space into an ultra-luxury restaurant. I began to take short videos of the construction back in December. Each week I would take another video in the same place and throughout the different spaces so I would be able to create a time lapse when The Grill Room was complete. Never could I have imagined that the space would turn out as spectacularly as it has!
It is great to now see The Grill Room (and The Rye Bar) bustling with action from locals and visitors alike. Executive Chef, Jakob Esko and his skilled culinary team are spinning out local contemporary American dishes and specializing in, bone-in meats and side table preparations that have to be experienced. I can’t wait for you to have a taste for yourself!
But in the meantime take a look at what went into creating this signature space: