Located at 1299 Marcus Dr., across from Silver City Cinemas, Milestones Grill & Bar will open at 5 p.m. for dinner Jan. 9 and 10, and will begin full service Jan. 11.
Milestones' new Sudbury location is owned by local residents Mike, Louise and Joe Sheridan. Joe Sheridan will be the general manager of the new location, with Matt Babij as lead chef.
With strong roots in Sudbury, the Sheridans and are excited to bring one of Canada's leading upscale casual dining restaurants to their home town, a press release from the restaurant chain said.
“Milestones is a unique Canadian restaurant concept that offers flavorful and high quality food everyone can enjoy,” Joe Sheridan said, in a press release.
“We are proud to put our family name behind this new restaurant and are excited to offer Sudbury residents a new, fun and unique social dining experience.”
Milestones Sudbury, which has hired more than 90 staff, features two concepts under one roof with a warm, inviting dining room and a fun contemporary bar with a total of 200 seats throughout.
Guest comfort is a key focus for this restaurant with the majority of the dining room offering plush booth seating and heated outdoor patio that seats up to 74 people.
Other features include a state of the art kitchen, visible through a tempered glass wall, four large screen TVs in the lounge area, historic black and white photos, artwork by Canadian artist Matt Bahen and a private area able to seat up to 15 people for private parties and meetings.
Milestones Sudbury will offer the brand's famous evening promotions including Monday Girls Night Out, Bellini Tuesdays and Wednesday Date Night.
The new restaurant will also carry on the Sheridan family tradition of giving back, playing an active role in the community and will be the official restaurant for the 2014 Cinefest Film Festival this September.