RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond native and serial entrepreneur Javontae Jones adds brunch enthusiast to his listing with a new restaurant on the south side. Filled with fantastic vibes, excellent foods and even better cocktails, ‘The Riviere’ is located at 506 W. Wide Road and delivers brunch each and every day it can be open.
“We carry you a good brunch and it is presented not just on Sunday,” claimed Jones.
He paired with the well-liked pop up Pacq’s Kitchen, serving up brunch and bar classics with their own exceptional twist.
Salmon bites, lollipop lamb chop, hen and waffles, fish and grits and blueberry muffin sandwiches have speedily come to be favorites with the cafe just not too long ago opening on August 15th. Jones mentioned he’s generally been a businessman, starting up with True Culture Events and now with his initial sit down restaurant he hopes to have a constructive effects on all those inside and around the restaurant.
“What created me actually want to open up a cafe is observing the smiles on people’s faces and just showing that a black man is proudly owning a thing and definitely striving to be prosperous at it,” reported Jones.
Also open for meal, Jones said the recipes at the rear of the menu were being curated long in advance of the strategy of the cafe.
“Pacq’s has been cooking for a lengthy time, I had their food when they ended up grilling in a yard and their foods is so very good they’ve just ongoing to develop and increase,” reported Jones.
Jones claimed his grandmother elevated him, serving as his biggest inspiration in anything he did. Such as opening this restaurant and producing it a spot in which everybody that entered felt welcomed and taken care of.
“She died in 2018 but I’ll normally bear in mind her telling me hardly ever bite the hand that feeds you,” mentioned Jones, describing how that transitioned into his enthusiasm for excellent consumer company.
The cafe will get its title from it’s french meaning ‘river’ and Jones mentioned to be on the lookout for a distinctive extension to the restaurant opening on the 2nd ground. You can uncover their complete menu which includes their content hour specials on their internet site or Instagram.