by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
IRVINGTON—The Irvington planning commission last Tuesday decided without debate to recommend the town council approve a conditional use permit (CUP) for a proposed restaurant on Irvington Road.
Tripp Bugg moved to recommend for approval an application from King Carter Holdings LLC to establish a restaurant at 4346 Irvington Road. The building formerly served as a dentist office.
Jackie Brown seconded and it passed 5-0 with an abstention from Albert Pollard, whose wife owns adjoining property. Voting in favor were Bugg, Brown, Mike Mattheisen, Cary Schneider and Bonnie Schaschek.
Attorney William Hubbard, representing Julien G. Patterson of King Carter Holdings LLC, said the applicants “are excellent citizens and responsible owners here in the town.”
The restaurant would include 11 tables in its dining room and a patio seating area with 20 tables. There would not be bar seating, said Patterson. The restaurant would offer “fast casual dining,” which he described as “not fast food but not fine dining.” The menu would include healthy food, small plates, salads and flat breads, he said…