“We’re looking to bring this region’s past to life,” Justin White, The Wright Place’s executive chef, said in a release. “At the same time, our food connects with the modern world through local farms and the people behind them.”
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Menu ingredients that are not sourced on-site will be obtained from farms within a 100-mile radius, restaurant officials said. Entrées range in price from $8 to $22, and include items such as:
• Huffman Prairie Salad, featuring mesclun mixed greens, heirloom tomato, grilled zucchini, wheat berries, roasted red pepper, feta, toasted almonds, and a sweet herb vinaigrette;
• Local Pulled Pork Sandwich with barbecue sauce on a pretzel bun with pickles and red onion;
• Wilbur Burger consisting of Angus beef, Ohio cheddar, fried egg, candied bacon, lettuce, tomato and red onion, served on a brioche bun.
White’s 22-year culinary career has included serving as executive chef of Jay’s Restaurant in Dayton as well as the Dayton Country Club. He helped lead The Wright Place to earning first place for “Best Entree” at the 2016 Taste of Greene County event held in April at Wright State University for Ahi Tuna Tacos with Jicama Slaw and Sriracha Aioli.
The Wright Place announced in June it will carry a rotating selection of Carillon Brewing Company’s beers, which are made in the brewery on the grounds of Carillon Park in Dayton. The facility was built to replicate a mid-19th century-era brewery, and uses many recipes that are specific to that era.
For more information or to make reservations at The Wright Place, call (937) 431-4624.