McCormick & Schmick’s Opening at Scottsdale’s Gainey Village
A respected name in seafood restaurants is casting a line in Scottsdale, AZ. Scottsdale residents and visitors can have a taste of more than 30 different varieties of fresh seafood when McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant opens its doors within The Shops at Gainey Village on Monday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. This will be the second McCormick & Schmick's in Arizona.
A respected name in seafood restaurants is casting a line in Scottsdale. Scottsdale residents and visitors can have a taste of more than 30 different varieties of fresh seafood when McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant opens its doors within The Shops at Gainey Village on Monday, Oct. 13, at 4 p.m. This will be the second McCormick & Schmick's in Arizona.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of the growing culinary momentum in Scottsdale, especially at a place like Gainey Village, which has created a beautiful shopping environment filled with unique retail and dining options,” said Doug Schmick, chairman and CEO of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants. “The top-notch local team we’ve brought together for this location is sure to impress guests.”
The 8,050 square-foot Scottsdale McCormick & Schmick's is located at 8777 North Scottsdale Road, at the intersection of North Scottsdale Road and Doubletree Ranch Road. The restaurant will seat approximately 300, including 60 for private dining, 60 in the bar and 32 on the outside patio.
In keeping with McCormick & Schmick’s tradition of offering only the freshest seafood available in season, the menu changes twice daily according to the types of fish delivered that day. The menu’s “Fresh List” showcases a selection of more than 30 seafood varieties in fresh that day and the wait staff is renowned for their encyclopedic seafood knowledge.
Examples of menu items include Kona Kampachi with grilled bok choy and orange vinaigrette, Sea Scallops with pea tendrils and spicy polenta with carrot chipotle sauce, Grilled Swordfish with sundried tomato caper butter, Yellowfin Ahi Tuna seared rare with nori roll and wasabi, and Grilled Halibut with cucumber dill riata. The restaurant will also feature an impressive raw bar.
In addition to being a leader in seafood quality, variety, preparation and service, McCormick & Schmick's menu features a generous offering of premium aged steaks, poultry, entrée salads and pasta, all focused on fresh ingredients.
Tim O’Neal, having served as executive chef at McCormick & Schmick’s in Phoenix since 2005, has personified the restaurant’s tradition of excellence and innovation and will now serve as executive chef for the new Scottsdale location. O’Neal’s culinary philosophy and personal passion for his craft reflect the growing trend toward healthier lifestyles. He believes that the key to a dynamic menu is offering outstanding freshness from start to finish and is thus known for his ability to source top-quality ingredients and find the finest in local organic produce to make the menu stand out.
The restaurant’s commitment to freshness continues in its full-service bar where all juices are freshly squeezed and cocktails are hand shaken in the tradition of classic mixology. The bar also will feature the famous McCormick & Schmick's $1.95 bar food menu that has been recognized with awards and accolades in cities across the country.
“McCormick & Schmick’s couldn’t be a more perfect fit for Scottsdale. We offer a balance of professional service and affordable fare in a lively and comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing with friends or sealing a business deal,” says Jason Weathers, general manager of the Scottsdale McCormick & Schmick’s. “We look forward to building long term relationships with our guests, and ensuring that they have a great experience, whether they come for a business lunch, happy hour, or a family dinner.”
McCormick & Schmick’s Scottsdale restaurant was designed in a traditional fish house style, emphasized by the use of rich wood paneling and original stained glass pieces.
Join McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant within The Shops at Gainey Village at 8777 North Scottsdale Road for lunch, dinner and a lively happy hour.
For reservations, call 480-998-2026 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch Monday through Friday Lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lunch Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dinner Monday through Thursday from 4 to 11 p.m.
Dinner Friday and Saturday from 4 to 11:30 p.m.
Dinner Sunday from 4 to 10 p.m.
Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. and again from 9 p.m. to close
About McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants focus on serving a broad selection of fresh seafood with a menu printed twice daily, featuring the signature “Fresh List” of more than 30 varieties of fresh seafood, in addition to aged steaks, poultry, entrée salads and pasta. Each restaurant’s chef contributes to the menu’s unique and imaginative appeal by creating dishes tailored to regional tastes and their own talents. McCormick & Schmick's offers an inviting atmosphere and a high quality, diverse menu for everyone from casual diners, families and tourists to business travelers and special occasion diners. Learn more at www.McCormickandSchmicks.com.