As we all know, Hollywood loves a sequel. So the city will probably be very happy to know that its oldest roast will be back in early May.
Distinguished Musso and Frank Grill, Which has seen scores of celebrities, musicians and executives grace its twin eating areas over the years, will reopen on Thursday, May 6, and like other businesses in town, Musso & Frank was closed last year after the Los Angeles Public Health System . Except for a botched attempt to set up a delivery service, it’s been in the dark since the pandemic shuttered Hollywood.
The restaurant has been in dozens of movies and TV shows over the years, including Kominsky Method, Bosch, Swingers, 2001 edition of “Ocean’s 11, Ed Wood, Mad Men, Ray Donovan,” And Quentin Tarantino’s latest feature film of 2019, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
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Musso & Frank Grill celebrated its centenary in September 2019. In a new development, the restaurant will now open on Mondays starting at 5 PM, a change from its longstanding tradition of closing at the start of every business week. .
Mark Echeverria, COO, CFO and a member of the fourth generation of owners’ family said all existing Covid-19 safety precautions will be supported, along with the restaurant’s ambiance.
“As we reopen, we are very keen to ensure that our 100-year-old traditions never change,” said Echeverria. “For example, our list will remain as intact as possible – we want to keep all of our original shows.”
New guidelines in place. A parking assist system will be used in place of the traditional valet parking. Restaurant valet parking will guide customers to the parking spaces, but will not drive the customer’s car unless requested.
At the door, the manager or host will ensure that a distance of six feet is maintained, and masks will be required at all times except for sitting at dining tables. All guests will be required to wear a cloth face covering at all times when away from his table. Diners will also be required to clean their hands with hand sanitizer upon arrival. Hand sanitizer stations will be available at multiple locations in the restaurant.
The restaurant will operate at 50% of the normal building occupancy, thus adhering to the Los Angeles County’s “Orange Layer” reopening guidelines. As the category designation changes in the coming months, so will the restaurant’s occupancy.
Spaces between tables will be adhered to according to guidelines provided by the county. Groups will be restricted to six people. Server Assistants will only place table settings, glasses, and silverware after each party is seated. Only single-use lists printed daily will be used.