YONKERS, NY — June 7, 2014 — Brio Tuscan Grill, part of the Bravo Brio Restaurant Group, has noticed the New York State Department of Labor of its closing August 28, 2014. At present, 78 people are on the chopping block.
The restaurant chain asserts the catalyst demanding the closing is a weak economy.
The company cited economics for the closing. Juxtaposed to the reality that impressed the restaurants bottom line in to 2014 is the enthusiasm that greeted the opening of the restaurant in March of 2012.
Yonkers Tribune has claimed that former Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone had a 5 percent interest in the restaurant.