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OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Departure Portland announces a brief closure for an awaited kitchen remodel. In anticipation of our 10-year anniversary in 2019, our team will celebrate with a refresh of the heart of the house! Over the past decade Departure has become more than a restaurant, a place of work… it has become a home to many and its own entity. We want to take care of Departure by putting some time back into it; our team is starting from the inside out, so we will be temporarily closing our doors to improve the kitchen’s longevity and to create a more productive work environment for the years to come!

Our goal for this closure is to update the kitchen equipment for the first time after 10 years of being open. This will be the first phase of many to improve our space. Departure is scheduled to be closed starting Monday, January 7th through Sunday, February 3rd. The Departure team is looking forward to celebrating the reopening and cannot wait to share what Chef Gregory and his culinary team are able to produce in the updated kitchen.