FOXBORO, MA (August 2008): Restaurateur Jeff Senior is thrilled to announce the opening of SKIPJACK’S restaurant at the brand new, state-of-the-art Patriot Place in Foxboro, Massachusetts. This will be the popular restaurants’ fourth location. Adjacent to Gillette Stadium, Patriot Place is the Kraft family’s innovative development featuring a Patriots Hall of Fame, major fashion retailers, a sports medicine and healthcare clinic, a 500-seat live entertainment club, hotel and a high-end movie theater. Skipjack’s Patriot Place is scheduled to open mid-September, 2008.
Executive Chef Andrew Wilkinson and Master Sushi Chef Tsui «Otto» Hui Tou, have collaborated on an exciting menu featuring the freshest seafood available both locally as well as imported from around the world. The selections change daily and the menu, which incorporates traditional New England style and innovatively prepared dishes, is sure to please any palate. In addition to the freshest seafood and sushi around, Skipjack’s will also offer a fabulous raw bar and a full bar featuring it’s award winning wine list and creative cocktails.
While engineering the fourth SKIPJACK’S location, the goal was to embrace the sustainable design practices committed to by Patriot Place. The restaurant features an array of «green» building materials and products including low VOC paints, bamboo flooring, environmentally friendly wall coverings and recycled glass countertops. In addition[Beth Senior] , SKIPJACK’S is utilizing «green» technology in the kitchen where all mechanical units within the restaurant are ultra high efficiency and feature the latest innovations in refrigerant technology.
THE LOOK & DESIGN
The décor at the newest SKIPJACK’S location is casual, yet sophisticated with a contemporary edge, featuring bright vibrant colors balanced with the warm inviting shades found in the natural bamboo and cork finishes. The modern, chic atmosphere is portrayed in the restaurant’s main focal point, a wine wall featuring large projection screens. Like its predecessors, the Patriot Place SKIPJACK’S location is casual and comfortable, yet brings its own fresh new approach to the SKIPJACK’S concept.
SKIPJACK’S will be open 7-days a week including lunch daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; dinner Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Skipjack’s–well known for its fresh seafood and creative cooking–was the first New England restaurant to offer orange roughy, the first to import mahi mahi and was the originator of one of today’s most popular dishes — blackened tuna sashimi. Skipjack’s began business in 1986 in Brookline and has expanded to other locations including Newton, Natick and Boston’s Back Bay.