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The Restaurant at the Pointe Announces Remodel and New Menu



Today The Restaurant at the Pointe announced its unveiling of a remodel that includes more seating around its signature hearth. The neighborhood restaurant underwent this renovation to add 10 seats to the 1,166 square foot restaurant. The restaurant also released a new menu developed by its executive chef, Chef Peter Jones, and its St. Patrick’s Day specials.

The Restaurant at the Pointe, located off of Carondelet Drive, is housed in a beautiful round stone building designed to emulate the architecture of traditional Shakers. The Restaurant features a large hearth that greets guests as they enter the dining room. The remodel expanded seating at this hearth with new countertops, bar stools, a draft line for beer and televisions.

“Our original intent of opening The Restaurant at the Pointe was to provide a comfortable spot where neighbors, friends and family could gather and relax,” said Sisters Kay Ryan and Lauren Vandermark, Executive Team at Shaker Pointe at Carondelet. “The latest renovations at The Restaurant will give everyone more space to enjoy each other’s company while tasting the latest culinary marvels from Chef Jones.”

Chef Jones, whose background includes serving as chef de cuisine at Yono's in Albany, developed a new menu that was introduced to diners last week. The new menu features a variety of specialty pizzas prepared in the wood-oven hearth, braised lamb, seared salmon and much more. The full menu can be viewed online at the link here.

The changes at The Restaurant are completed just in time for its St. Patrick’s Day celebration. On Saturday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. guests will enjoy a $10 lunch special; a hand carved corned beef sandwich on marble rye with brown mustard, served with hand-cut chips, coleslaw, and a pickle. At dinner, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., The Restaurant will offer a prix fixe menu for $27 that includes; potato leek soup, an apple, walnut, goat cheese salad with lemon vinaigrette, a choice of corned beef dish, salmon dish, or a lamb stew dish, and a choice of Bailey's cheesecake or minted dark chocolate pot de creme for dessert. $3 beer specials will be available throughout the day.

The Restaurant at the Pointe is located at One Bell Tower Drive, Watervliet, and is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for lunch, and 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for dinner. For more information, please visit EatAtThePointe.com or call 518-250-4525.

About The Restaurant at the Pointe
The Restaurant at the Pointe is an American-style eatery that blends seasonal favorites with dishes from the hearth, all at reasonable prices in a warm setting. It is the first public restaurant designed by Shaker Pointe at Carondelet, and operated by Flik Lifestyles. The Restaurant is the only public, East Coast-based eatery opened by a senior living community. To learn more about The Restaurant, please visit EatAtThePointe.com or call 518-250-4525.

About Shaker Pointe at Carondelet
Shaker Pointe at Carondelet is a nonprofit, independent senior living community sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. It was developed by the Sisters to further their mission of serving the needs of the dear neighbor. Over the last 150 years the Sisters have been active in sponsoring and providing education, health care, social services and hospitality services in many areas of New York State, including the 14 counties of the Albany Diocese. For more information, please visit www.shakerpointe.org.

About Flik Lifestyles
Flik Lifestyles, a member of Compass Group North America® and a Division of Flik Hospitality Group®, is dedicated to providing food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services to senior living communities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the country. Flik Lifestyles has over 85 registered dietitians, 130 executive chefs, 1,600 hospitality associates and 450 professional food service team members. Committed to providing individualized, superior service, and respectful, ethical care, Flik Lifestyles offers delicious and healthful foods that are responsibly sourced. The New York based company serves more than 146 senior living clients in 12 states, including some of the largest and most prominent senior living communities in the United States. Visit www.fliklifestyles.com for more information.

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