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Chesterfield restaurant Charred opens amid COVID pandemic

Posted at 8:30 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 08:31:12-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Walied Sanie and James Baldwin envisioned their latest culinary offering, which has been more than a year in the making, as something higher-end yet approachable and with a focus on wood-fired and smoked entrees.

The business partners, who also own Social 52 in the Fan, felt there was an opening for such a restaurant experience outside the city limit, and chose a 4,000-square-foot space at 13451 Hull Street Road in Chesterfield’s Swift Creek Place shopping center to give it a go. They planned to open the restaurant, Charred, on March 16.

But then, days before they were set to open, the coronavirus pandemic threw the restaurateurs a curveball. Charred found itself burned by the virus shutdown. Click here to continue reading on Richmond BizSense.

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