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Salt Bae is bringing a new burger spot to
220 PAS

Nusret Gökçe's new restaurant will take 6K sf
February 20, 2019 08:30AM

Nusret Gökçe and 220 Park Avenue South (Credit: Google Maps)

Celebrity chef Nusret Gökçe has signed a lease at 220 Park Avenue South to open a new restaurant.

Known by food aficionados as Salt Bae, the chef’s new restaurant, Nusr-Et Burger, will take 2,800 square feet on the ground floor and 3,200 square feet below in the basement, according to the New York Post.

The retail space, which has frontage on East 18th Street, had an asking rent of $220 a square foot. CBRE represented the tenant and landlord in the deal.

The nine-story building near Union Square was bought in 2011 by father-and-son-developers Bijan and Danny Nassi of BDN NY Management for $20 million. The company had plans to convert the building into residential condominiums.

Gökçe also has a steak house at 60 West 53rd Street[NYP] — David Jeans