It's a new day for Quiessence.
|Quiessence at The Farm|
After being closed for five months, on Tuesday, the charming spot at the Farm at South Mountain reopened under new management, a new chef, and a brand new menu -- one that still focuses on farm-to-table food, but in a more approachable way as well as with larger portions.
And the new thinking is, you don't need a special occasion to eat here.
Chef Dustin Christofolo, who still operates The House at Secret Garden in South Phoenix, took over for Greg LaPrad, who, after eight years at Quiessence, left to open his own restaurant, Overland Trout, in Sonoita in October. Christofolo's mother, Pat, owns The Farm in addition to Santa Barbara Catering Co. in Tempe.More »