From recent press release:
Downtown Salt Lake City’s dining options continue to grow with the opening of Bistro 222 at 222 South Main Street in September also being commissioned as the first LEED certified restaurant in Utah.
Bistro 222 is a casual but upscale full service restaurant with an eclectic dining environment featuring floor-to-ceiling glass exterior walls, travertine and granite flooring, Brazilian cedar and silverized porcelain wall finishes all fitted with environmentally considered materials exhibiting original artwork. Bistro 222 will offer an executive dining area as well as al fresco dining in the off-street courtyard next to the restaurant. The kitchen, in addition to emphasizing energy efficiency, will feature an Italian clay oven.
Cuisine will come from Chef Michael Jewell brings his San Francisco and Sonoma wine country culinary skills offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch. Breakfast will feature Lavazza coffee, pastries, fresh squeezed juices and lighter morning offerings. Lunch will offer a variety of made-to-order sandwiches, salads and a pizzas with to go, delivery and catering services. In the evening, Bistro 222 will transcend to an upscale environment offering hand made pastas, certified steaks, fresh seafood and fowl entrees as well as its specialty Naples-style pizzas. Bistro 222 will also offer made-on-the-premises gelato, full liquor service and valet parking in the evenings on Main Street with fully covered valet parking in the winter in the structure adjacent to the restaurant.
LEED certification (Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design) is the hallmark for development of interior space emphasizing sustainability in design, construction, operation and maintenance.