Old School Restaurant Gets New Owners

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The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce and local officials celebrated the grand opening under new ownership of Old School Bar and Grill.

Local owners, Jeff and Jessica Reilly of East Utica and Brandon and Lexi Bertrand of Rome are the new owners. Both families come from restaurant businesses.

Jeff and Brandon have been long time friends and worked together at the New York Sash, the restaurant will be more of a gastro pub.

“We found a way to just collaborate together, pretty much just get the job done and efficiently, quality and reliability. We can’t wait to get back in the kitchen and start cooking.” -Jeff Reilly, Owner

“We got a lot of specialty burgers, some hand made specials for sandwiches in the back and we’re also bringing the Utica Greens, the Chicken Riggies, everything like that, that East Utica likes but we’re going to add our style to everything.” -Brandon Bertrand, Owner

Both families are sports enthusiasts and are excited to host you as while getting to watch your favorite sports teams and enjoying the food.

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