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Tutta Bella to Develop Hospitality Concepts at 457-Unit REN Apartment Building in Seattle

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Recently Opened Luxury Rental Apartment Building REN to Serve as Home for Three Unique Food and Drink Experiences

SEATTLE, Wash; Mar. 1, 2023 – Tutta Bella has been awarded the rights to develop multiple food and drink concepts inside the recently opened 457-unit RENproperty, located at 2014 Fairview Ave in the Denny Triangle. As the sole hospitality provider for the development, Tutta Bella will develop, manage and operate three separate concepts, including a craft cocktail bar, café/marketplace, and full-service restaurant.

“Since we opened the doors to REN, our mission has been to redefine typical high-rise living; offering our residents elevated social spaces and conveniences to make their everyday feel like a retreat,” said Dave McCutcheon, Vice-President of Operations for CCB Properties, which developed REN. “We’re honored to partner with Tutta Bella – an experienced group and beloved Seattle brand that cares deeply about the local community and isn’t afraid to push boundaries. We can’t wait to bring this new culinary experience to our residents and the surrounding downtown area.”

The new food and drink concepts are slated to open in three phases, starting this spring. Each concept will have its own distinct identity, united by a common theme rooted in Tutta Bella’s Italian heritage and current offerings across its neighborhood restaurants and retail spaces.

“Developing exceptional and intriguing hospitality destinations is a great passion of ours, and we’re equally excited and grateful for the opportunity to work with REN and its management group on this unique project,” said Joe Fugere, Tutta Bella Founder and CEO. “Our goal is to design three amazing experiences that will serve as premium amenities for REN’s residents, while also attracting culinary enthusiasts from across the Seattle area.”

  • Concept 1: Craft Cocktail Bar
  • o   The cocktail bar will serve as a rendezvous for residents and area professionals alike, offering a social, lively atmosphere that is highlighted by an extensive craft cocktail list and shareable food menu items.
  • Concept 2: Café + Marketplace
  • o   Visitors to the café and marketplace will find a warm, welcoming setting centered around carefully curated coffee and pastries, along with a marketplace that offers one-of-a-kind local and imported specialty foods and goods. 
  • Concept 3: Full-Service Restaurant
  • o   The new full-service restaurant at REN will be an evolved version of Tutta Bella’s beloved neighborhood restaurants, highlighted by a menu centered around the many seasonal offerings of Italy and the Pacific Northwest.

About Tutta Bella

Founded in 2004, Tutta Bella is a Seattle-based restaurant group that operates five neighborhood restaurants, two grocerants and a food truck, while also offering retail food products in more than 100 grocery locations across the greater Puget Sound area, including at Costco, QFC, Fred Meyer and several local specialty outlets. As the Northwest’s first Neapolitan pizzeria to be certified by the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (VPN), Tutta Bella uses the finest imported and locally sourced ingredients, along with centuries-old artisan traditions, to bring an authentic and evolved Neapolitan culinary experience to its customers and guests.

About REN Seattle
Opened in 2022, REN offers 457 luxury apartment homes located in Seattle’s Denny Triangle neighborhood, minutes from the Amazon Spheres and Fifth Avenue shops. The building’s organic design, wraparound balconies, emphasis on biophilia, hotel-inspired lobby design, 23,000 square feet of elevated community spaces and extensive curated art program makes it a new city icon. REN offers a life well-rounded that facilitates a West Coast lifestyle, with a focus on connectivity, health and wellness, and ease and convenience.