Ember restaurant will introduce Himalayan cooking flair on Trade Street

By Jim Fair, Editor
Published on Monday, September 19, 2011

The Ember Restaurant will introduce a new flair for preparing and serving food in Greer when it opens Oct. 1.
A Himalayan salt block, used for sautéing, grilling, chilling, curing, baking and plating will be featured at Ember. Some of the menu’s choices will be served on the hot or cold block at the table as the food responds to the block’s temperature.
“Greer is growing and we want to be part of that,” owner Tim Kearns said. “We’re branching out and bringing some culture to Greer. Our Himalayan Salt Box will be eight inches by four and we’ll offer five items with that.”
Ember, is located at 304 Trade Street, near the Depot. It becomes the 12th restaurant that will be located within the Poinsett and Trade Street downtown center. The menu’s price point will be $7 to $16 and feature appetizers, entrees and dessert. The restaurant will employ 20-22 people when it opens.
It will be open for lunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. – 2 a.m. nightly except Sunday. A Sunday brunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Daniel Dobbs, Ember’s executive chef, opened the Great Bay Oyster House with Stan Christofferson. 
Kearns said a full bar will be offered with a unique variety of single malt scotches and a selection of high-end tequilia. “We will have a tasting menu for people to help them decided their favorite scotch and tequila,” Kearns  said. There will also be a wine selection.
“There is a good variety of food here and we’ll be offering more with our menu selections.”
Allen Smith, President and CEO of the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, said, “We’re seeing growth in all directions and that includes diversity and cultural food.”
Ember will feature traditional appetizers with its house seafood and non-seafood and its salt block offerings.
Entrees featuring fish, beef, pork, chicken and veggie pot pie are among the selections. Wild Boar Quesadilla, Fish Tacos and Bangers and Mash are among the chef’s features.
Desserts include banana rum pudding, crème brulee cheesecake and chocolate pudding cake.


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