Longtime advantageous eating D.C. French restaurant Marcel’s served its closing meals on Mother’s Day, May 12, and the final diner out the door selected selfmade boudin blanc sausage with a glass of Bordeaux.

Customers Venus Tuvin and Eddie Tuvin with Marcel’s server Jonathan Clayne. (Courtesy Eddie Tuvin)

Longtime advantageous eating D.C. French restaurant Marcel’s served its closing meals on Mother’s Day, May 12, and the final diner out the door selected selfmade boudin blanc sausage with a glass of Bordeaux.

The closing meal was served to a longtime, and becoming buyer, Eddie Tuvin and his spouse Venus. Tuvin, a enterprise banker, is a former member of La Conferie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, a world gastronomic society based in Paris in 1950.

The Tuvins are pictured with Jonathan Clayne, who has served meals to Marcel’s diners because the restaurant opened 25 years in the past.

“It introduced again reminiscences of a long time of advantageous eating with so many legendary figures together with meals with Michel Richard, Jacqueline Rodier, Eric Ripert, Jacques Pepin, to call just a few. The closing of Marcel’s leaves a void on the higher finish of advantageous eating in D.C.,” Eddie Tuvin stated.

Chef and restaurateur Robert Wiedmaier opened Marcel’s at 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue in Northwest in 1999. In asserting the restaurant’s closure, Wiedmaier stated he was unable to achieve lease phrases with the constructing’s new proprietor.

The closing comes simply weeks after Marcel’s was honored with The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington’s 2024 Milestone Award, recognizing eating places which have reached at the very least 25 years of steady operations.

Wiedmaier, named Washington’s Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association in 2009, nonetheless operates a number of different eating places, together with Brasserie Beck, Mussel Bar Arlington and Keystone Korner. He will open Mussel Bar and Grill in Bethesda in June.

Chef Robert Wiedmaier and Eddie Tuvin sitting at table.
Chef Robert Wiedmaier and buyer Eddie Tuvin, moments earlier than Marcel’s served its closing meal. (Courtesy Eddie Tuvin)

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