Chic Spotlight: Findlay Market’s New Food Hall

Chic Spotlight: Findlay Market’s New Food Hall

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A downtown foodie mecca announced a tasty new addition, set to open soon. Read on for all the delicious details.

A new food hall is coming to the Findlay Market District next spring. Image: Findlay Market

Cincy Chic: What is the new Food Hall opening in Findlay Market District?
Kelly Lanser, Communications Manager for Findlay Market: The Corporation for Findlay Market, The Model Group, and Hickory Wald Hospitality Group are opening the food hall and bar (name to be announced). It will be Cincinnati’s first food hall. The goal of the food hall is to create an active space for lunch, dinner, and later into the evening.

Cincy Chic: Where will it be located?
Lanser: The food hall will be located at 1818 Race Street in the Findlay Market District.

Cincy Chic: What was the inspiration behind opening the food hall?
Lanser: The Corporation for Findlay Market is focused on creating opportunities for food entrepreneurs to start, grow, and scale their food businesses. Building on the success of Findlay Kitchen, the food hall continues the mission of creating opportunity while also activating and supporting a strong and vibrant Market District.

Cincy Chic: What makes the food hall such an exciting venture?
Lanser: We are looking to continue to expand our operations and bring new and exciting concepts to Cincinnati. The opportunity to develop something near Findlay Market and add to the expanding district is amazing.

Cincy Chic: When will the food hall open?
Lanser: Construction is set to begin later this year and the target for opening is in Spring 2019. The name of the space will be unveiled in 2019.

Sara Elliott
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