Carrabba’s At Hamilton Place Unveils New Look

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Chattanooga debuted its newly remodeled look on Friday.

Officials said, "The renovation includes a mix of traditional and contemporary design throughout the restaurant. The dining room is relaxed and casual with décor that features the pride of Italian family history. The dining room also includes family tables for larger parties or family gatherings, which are deep-rooted in Italian tradition.

"The open kitchen atmosphere includes a kitchen counter, where guests can experience exhibition style cooking as dishes are prepared right in front of them. The modern, authentic Italian bar includes community tables where friends can meet and enjoy favorite dishes and cocktails."

“The changes reflect part of our ongoing commitment to maintaining a contemporary atmosphere while enhancing our guests’ dining experience,” said Peter Kling, proprietor of the Chattanooga Carrabba’s. “Our goal is to provide a warm and authentic Italian experience every time they walk through our doors.”

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