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Hotel Indigo Williamsburg Announces New Food & Beverage Program

by Katie Skrzek

Feb 9, 2024

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Hotels

Hotel Indigo Williamsburg recently announced a new food and beverage partnership with hospitality company Brook & Lyn Eating from Chef Scotley Innis and restauranteur Aliya Huey.

 

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Chef Innis comes to Brooklyn following a stint in Atlanta at 5Church and Continent Restaurant and Cigar Lounge. He also made appearances on Hell’s Kitchen and Chopped.

 

The partnership between the hotel and Brook & Lyn Eating includes the opening of intimate cocktail bar Aliya on the hotel’s fourth-floor terrace. Aliya serves up Caribbean-influenced cuisine alongside an elevated cocktail and wine program, all inspired by Chef Innis’ Jamaican roots. Expect to see dishes with Caribbean and Asian flavors, including lamb shank pot pie and oxtail fried rice. Cocktails utilize Japanese spirits, tea, fruit purees, syrups and liqueurs.

 

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“Chef Innis and his approach to food transcends the rising popularity of Caribbean-inspired fine dining in NYC, and we are thrilled and honored to welcome him to Brooklyn and Hotel Indigo Williamsburg,” said Nicolas Daeppen, general manager, Hotel Indigo Williamsburg. “His tenure at some of the top kitchens in the US, infused with his Jamaican roots and experiences around the world, is a unique combination that we welcome and look forward to showcasing throughout our hotel.”

 

A signature restaurant and lobby bar concept will open later this spring.

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