LT Bar & Grill
- client LT Bar & Grill
- location Hackensack, NJ
- status Completed 2020
- photographer Ines Leong
- area 7,000 SF Ground Floor Restaurant, 8,000 SF 2nd Fl Event Space, 1,300 SF Outdoor dining
Continuing a long term collaboration, CRÈME joins forces with renowned Michelin star chef Laurent Tourondel to design LT Bar & Grill. The restaurant offers casual, elegant American fare with a global twist, featuring an inventive sushi menu and handcrafted cocktails alongside ultra-modern interpretations of traditional steakhouse offerings. With the goal of reimagining the traditional steakhouse atmosphere, the design includes a fleck of the firm’s signature Japanese sensibility and emphasizes meticulous woodworking, as well as thoughtful details, such as custom integrated light fixtures and distinctive vertical tiling along columns. The innovative use of materials pairs organic textures with luxe metallic finishes, resulting in a space that is vibrant, airy, and imbued with casual elegance.
This marks the studio’s fifth collaboration with Tourondel, having previously designed two LT-branded venues in addition to Manhattan’s The Vine and L’Amico, the latter for which CRÈME was awarded the 2016 Prix Versailles Special Prize for Interiors.