Salt Bae is bringing a new burger spot to 220 PAS

Nusret Gökçe's new restaurant will take 6K sf

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

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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