New concept Pyro is the first tenant of The Grove restaurant


RED development today announced new independent restaurant concept Pyro, a Japanese izakaya bistro, will debut as the first upcoming dining establishment The Grovea $400 million mixed-use destination at the northwest corner of 44th Street and Camelback Road.

An original concept of Flagship Restaurant Group, a leading hospitality group with more than 30 restaurants and 10 more in development in more than a dozen markets ranging from Phoenix to Chicago, Nashville, Denver and Austin, Pyro will offer an open flame concept for its menu with fruit seafood and sustainably sourced protein. Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant will use fire to achieve different layers and textures across its extensive selections, ensuring each dish has a distinctive flavor.

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The 4,200 square foot space will include a cocktail bar offering a wide range of spirits, wines, innovative cocktails and trendy versions of classics, as well as a large outdoor patio with an open fire pit. With accessible and elevated interior design and architectural elements, Flagship co-owner and president Tom Allisma, an architect by trade, leads the management of the design process with the group’s artistic director, Haylie Rousek. AvroKOone of the most prestigious hotel design firms in the world, leads the project.

“The Flagship Restaurant Group team and I are very excited to bring Pyro to The Grove,” said Nick Hogan, CEO and co-founder of Flagship Restaurant Group. “We felt it was time to bring our brand new concept to this location, as there is a lot of development happening in the market and residents and travelers to Phoenix are always looking for the right combination. of the creativity associated with responsible for tariff source. Everything we serve our customers is completely transparent, from the farms come the vegetables to the areas where each of our fish comes from. We look forward to a new chapter in the city.”

Located at one of the most prominent intersections in the Valley, Pyro marks the first independent restaurant lease for The Grove. Pyro is the latest in the restaurant group’s first foray into the market, having recently opened Châm Pang Lanes, Palma and Ghost Donkey in the Roosevelt Row Arts District.

“The Grove is dedicated to bringing innovative and exclusive dining options to the Valley with a sophisticated twist,” said Mike Ebert, Managing Partner at RED Development. “Pyro sets the standard for the caliber of culinary offerings we will host at The Grove, we couldn’t be more honored to announce an original concept as the first restaurant to call it home.”

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