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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Moody’s Kitchen Opens on Merrimac Trail

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James City County is pleased to announce Moody’s Kitchen is now open at 7129 Merrimac Trail. Moody’s Kitchen is a brand new restaurant concept designed to produce food to be eaten on the run or in the comfort of your dining room. Moody’s Kitchen is open daily from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. and is owned by Neil Griggs, who also owns Cochon on 2nd in the City of Williamsburg.

Moody’s Kitchen features an expansive menu including soups by the quart, salads, sandwiches, paninis and thin crust pizza. They also have entrees intended to be reheated at home and baked goods including cakes, pies, breads, cookies and brownies. Moody’s Kitchen also sells hand-cut steaks to be cooked at home. All Moody’s Kitchen food will be grilled on hickory wood and smoked with applewood. They also have themed night dinners for two that must be ordered one day in advance.

“I am excited to open Moody’s Kitchen and continue to serve the greater Williamsburg community the food they have come to love from our restaurant in a new way,” said Griggs. “Moody’s Kitchen is driven by technique, state-of-the-art equipment and a passion to please.”

Griggs is a Williamsburg native and a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry and has a diverse background including five-star restaurants and catering businesses.

For more information, please visit the Moody’s Kitchen Facebook page or call 757-229-1195.

Media Contact:
Laura Messer, Tourism & Marketing Coordinator
757-253-6607; laura.messer@jamescitycountyva.gov 

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