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.