Smith & Wollensky

Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group Announces New Ownership

The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc. (SWRG), a collection of American steakhouses headquartered in Boston, announced its latest venture with Irish investment firm, Danu Partners.Danu has completed an acquisition of SWRG, giving it ownership of seven of the eight U.

FSR 50: Top 10 Chains Based on AUV

The average unit volume of the full-service chains in this year’s Top 10 list ranged from $8 million to nearly $15 million—impressive by any standard, but particularly noteworthy when viewed alongside other high performers in the industry.

Wollenksy's Grill Opens Doors in Chicago

Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, a collection of iconic American steakhouses, announces the grand reopening of the all new Wollensky's Grill. The new Wollensky's Grill concept stays true to the heart of best-in-class dining while exploring culinary avenues influenced by shareable dining and social interaction.

Joe O’Brien Appointed National Director of Operations for Smith & Wollensky

Joe O’Brien has been appointed the national director of operations for the Boston-based Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group. In this role, O’Brien will be responsible for operations and the overall management of the company’s nine locations, including the supervision of general managers, front-of-house and back-of-house quality standards.

Smith & Wollensky Evolves with Wine Week

Smith & Wollensky’s 50th National Wine Week is coming full circle with its semi annual wine-tasting program and the debut of its new Private Reserve Sauvignon Blanc on March 5.“When it started 25 years ago, food and wine weren’t really known to pair with each other,” says John Piccolino, corporate chef for Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group.

Smith & Wollensky Cheers Wine Week

Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group (SWRG) is preparing to pour over 30,000 glasses of more than 200 different wines in celebration of the 50th National Wine Week, March 5-9. To commemorate the anniversary, Smith & Wollensky will debut its proprietary “Private Reserve” Sauvignon Blanc.

Smith & Wollenksy Sells Ornaments for Autism

The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group (SWRG) is giving back with its special holiday ornament. The restaurant group is selling ornaments between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, with proceeds raised being donated to the Doug Flutie Jr.

Smith & Wollensky Opens Ninth Location

Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group (SWRG) announces the grand opening of its second location in Boston. The Atlantic Wharf restaurant is located at 290 Congress St. and marks the ninth restaurant for the company.

Big Changes at Smith & Wollensky

Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group (SWRG) is expanding the company to include a corporate headquarters in Boston's financial district, key corporate hires, and the upcoming opening of a second Boston location in September on Atlantic Wharf.

Smith & Wollensky Celebrates Wine Week

As thoughts of wine enthusiasts turn to the fall harvest, Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group announces The Forty-Ninth National Wine Week, September 12­–16. During this week, eight iconic restaurant locations, under the guidance of Stuart Roy, national director of wine and spirits, will offer a variety of super-premium wines carefully selected to complement the Smith & Wollensky award-winning menu.