Monday, November 30, 2015

Rembrandt's changing hands

Jan Zarkin is bowing out of the Fairmount institution.

Rembrandt's changing hands


Rembrandt's, in Fairmount for 24 years, is changing hands.

Owner Jan Zarkin is still on site for now, but he's taken on equity partners.

Among those in the new team are entrepreneurs David St. Clair and his wife, Gail, and chef Richard Calladonato.

Erin Butterworth, who general-managed the Continental in Old City, is running the front of the house.

Calladonato says they'll take it slowly. They plan to infuse new ideas and energy and serve food that "fits the neighborhood" -- without messing up what Zarkin created.

Zarkin says he wants to get into a new line of work.
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