Nowak’s is to Open Second Location, Ghost Kitchen, and More

The Morningside steakhouse has big expansion plans, and owner Blaiss Nowak has a whole new concept in the works.
Nowak's to Open Second Location, Ghost Kitchen, and More
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It looks like neighborhood steakhouse Nowak’s is branching out. According to a job listing on Craigslist, The Morningside restaurant has plans to open a second location and a ghost kitchen and is currently in the market for an Executive Sous Chef.

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But that’s not all. According to the same listing, owner and New Orleans native Blaiss Nowak is also planning to open an entirely new restaurant. Nowak is the son of Hal’s The Steakhouse owner Hal Nowak, and worked in the hospitality industry for years (including bussing tables and dishwashing at Hal’s) before opening Nowak’s in 2018.

Nowak declined to comment on any of his upcoming plans, and no new locations or opening dates have been announced, but one thing’s for sure: Nowak learned from the best of the best, and whatever he’s got coming is bound to be as juicy as his steaks.

Sydney Rende

Sydney Rende

Sydney Rende is a freelance writer and soon-to-be graduate of Syracuse University’s MFA program in Creative Writing. Her work has been published in The New York Times Style Magazine, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The New Ohio Review online, and Carve Magazine. She lives in Southern California, where she’s completing her first short story collection and desperately trying to conform to surf culture.
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