Executive Chef Christian Hang
OUR EXECUTIVE CHEF
"I am creative and ambitious... always looking to prepare something tasteful to please every palate. I love the diversity of foods and that is why I strive to introduce not just local ingredients but food from around the world to my guests. I love what I do and I am always looking forward to presenting every guest with not just unforgettable taste but a beautiful presentation as well!.” ~ Chef Christian Hang
We were extremely excited when we had the opportunity to welcome Chef Christian to our family. With more than fifteen years experience in the food industry, Chef Christian has taken the fundamentals he learned during his time at the Culinary Art Institute of Hyde Park, New York and applied them to his position as Executive Chef at multiple restaurants in Minnesota and resorts in Idaho and Michigan. His training and experience in a wide range of cuisine including French, New American, Asian, and Italian makes Chef Christian the perfect fit a Downtown Main as we strive to always improve our menu and introduce our guests to new and exciting flavors and presentations.
Jennifer Pellegrini, General Manager
"After more than a decade in the restaurant industry, I still find it challenging and rewarding. Seeing my guests enjoying themselves and knowing that I was a part of that is still a thrill. I believe that guest satisfaction is the most important part of this job and I strive to make each and every guest feel that we went above and beyond to ensure their experience was without equal." ~ Jen Pellegrini
Jen Pellegrini has more than ten years experience in the restaurant industry in both Michigan and Florida. We were fortunate to have Jen join Downtown Main in 2013 where her talents, work ethic, and professionalism were immediately evident. Jen was named our lead server soon after her arrival and since that time she has solidified herself as a leader at Downtown Main. Jen has organized and run our extremely popular wine tastings and has been the lead server on nearly all private parties for the past two years. Jen is also a dedicated wife to husband Tony and mother to her three children; son Jason (17), and daughters Alina (15), and Riley (11)She is a resident of Brighton and an active member of our community.
Katina Wolfenbarger, Assistant Manager, Bar Manager
"I have done nearly every job in the restaurant industry, but my true passion is behind the bar. I love working on new drink recipes and it is so rewarding when one of my guests enjoys a drink that I have created. I feel fortunate to be part of the Downtown Main family and truly enjoy the friends I have made with my fellow teammates and my many regulars." ~ Katina Wolfenbarger
Katina Wolfenbarger has a lifetime of experience in the restaurant industry having grown up working in her family's restaurants. Katina joined Downtown Main in 2015 where her talents behind the bar were immediately recognized. Since that time, she has become a respected leader and was the creative force behind the new drink menu released in early 2016. Katina is a true mixologist and her passion for her craft is evident in the many drinks that bear her signature. Katina lives in White Lake her long time boyfriend Brett and her dog Hattie.
PARTIES, & CATERING
Downtown Main is the perfect choice for catering your special occasion. Whether an intimate gathering in The Cellar, a large off-site wedding reception, or brunch in our main dining room we can provide the perfect menu of food and drink for your event. Let Chef Joe put his more than twenty years of experience to work for you by customizing the perfect menu that will exactly match your event theme and budget. We will then print custom table tents and menus with your photos or company logo and special martinis and drinks named for you and your guests. We can even provide experienced bartenders and servers, help you find entertainment, tables and chairs and even a venue. Let us work for you so that you can simply enjoy your party knowing that every detail is handled professionally and personally.
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Whether you are here to enjoy a fine cigar or to watch the game in a comfortable atmosphere, The Cellar is your place. Located under the main dining room at Downtown Main, The Cellar offers a quieter and more intimate environment. With large leather couches, multiple High Definition flat panel televisions, a walk-in humidor, and a top of the line ventilation system, The Cellar is the perfect setting for an intimate night out or a group gathering.
The Cellar is also available to rent for private parties. With room for more than 100 people, custom bar options, the use of the flat screens for slide shows and presentations, and customizable menus The Cellar is perfect for a corporate event or just a night out with great friends.
Simply contact us to inquire about how The Cellar can make your next event the very best!
Main Dining Room Bar with Lighted Bar Top and over 200 Types of Liquor
Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Main Dining Room
Fruit and White Ganache Cake
Surf & Turf Noodle Salad
Main Dining Room set up for a Wedding Reception
Custom Cigars for Brighton Rotary's "An Evening with Jeff Daniels"
Grilled Flank Steak
The Cellar Cigar Lounge
S Spicy Tuna Tartare
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