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Grilling at the Capitol: Renovated cafeteria opens

Grilling at the Capitol: Renovated cafeteria opens

January 7th, 2013 in News

The remodeled cafeteria in the Missouri Capitol recently opened under the name Capitol Grill. The grill has a new look, new food, new atmosphere and a new chef. Below, sous chef Logan Brazzell fries a butter burger.

Photo by Julie Smith

It's out with the old and in with the new at the Missouri Capitol this month. Not only are lawmakers coming and going, but a new cafeteria opened in the basement of the building Jan. 3.

The cafeteria, previously the Hawthorne Room, has taken on a new name, The Capitol Grill. It's managed by the Peachtree Catering and Banquet Center, based out of Columbia, and is open weekdays from 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

The renovation cost an estimated $360,000-$480,000, according to the renovation project manual.