Prepkitchen restaurant coming to downtown Del Mar in June

Be prepared, Del Mar, the La Jolla-based Prepkitchen restaurant is coming your way.

Plans are for the order-at-the counter comfort food restaurant to open in downtown Del Mar in June. Prepkitchen will take over at the location now being occupied by Georgio’s Italian restaurant.

Prepkitchen Managing Partner Arturo Kassel, who also owns Whisknladle in downtown La Jolla, said this is an opportunity to get closer to many of his customers who live in Del Mar.

“We always like to know where our guests and our support base comes from,” Kassel said, adding that a lot of people have asked him about opening a new location there. “We’re coming to you now.”

George Conkwright, who leased the restaurant space to Prepkitchen, said he believes the establishment can do wonders for increasing foot traffic in downtown Del Mar.

“My job is really to go along with the city’s plans for revitalization,” he said. “Really this is a whole other level of operation.”

Kassel said his restaurants are fairing well despite the slow economy.

“The most important thing for us is when we get out of this tunnel that is the recession, we come out the same restaurant as we went in and we never changed anything,” he said, adding that he hopes the establishment can ultimately be a major player in a new downtown Del Mar.

“There are some excellent, wonderful restaurants in the area,” he said. “I’d love to think that we can be a part of that revitalization, but we just do what we do and trust that there’s people in the area who appreciate quality over quantity.”

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