Verona’s Ariane Kitchen & Bar To Close September 30

Verona, NJ – It’s been more than seven years since Top Chef alum Ariane Duarte closed Culinariane on Walnut Street and left Montclair to open Ariane Kitchen & Bar (AKB) in Verona. Now, Ariane Kitchen & Bar has announced that after seven years in Verona, it will close its doors on September 30.

Ariane Kitchen & Bar has been sold to new owners, the Skopos Hospitality Group, who are known locally for The Barrow House in Clifton and Cowan’s Public in Nutley.

AKB and Duarte won raves for incredible croissants and those cornmeal crusted oysters from the New York Times. We wait to hear Duarte’s next move and know it will be delicious.

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