You’d think it would be a slam dunk for major ballers like Udonis Haslem and Dwyane Wade, but this morning the Miami Heat legends announced they are closing their restaurant 800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen area in Aventura.
Citing “labor shortages, supply chain challenges and more” prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, posts on the eatery’s website, 800degreesaventura.com, as effectively as its Facebook and Instagram accounts say that the two company companions have concluded the business has turn into “unsustainable at this time.”
The announcement goes on to say, “our workforce has put their heart and soul into the restaurant” and “first and foremost, we want to share our sincerest appreciation and gratitude for our hardworking and devoted group users. We also want to thank the local community of Aventura for embracing us, as properly as all our company who dined with us around the a long time.”
800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen opened practically 4 a long time back at 2956 NE 199th St., in the Aventura Browsing Centre, which is adjacent to Aventura Shopping mall.
The 800 Levels brand name begun in Los Angeles in 2011, the development of chef Anthony Carron, and expanded into many places all through the nation. Back again in September 2018, when “D-Wade” and “UD” initially opened their franchised cafe, there was talk of a next South Florida area in the downtown Miami Brightline train station.
Wade and Haslem set their possess stamp on the Aventura cafe with the “D-Wade burger” and “UD hen wings” showing up on the menu.
In the statement’s conclusion, the two hoopsters leave the doorway open for 800 Degrees Kitchen’s foreseeable future in SoFlo by indicating they want to “…choose some time to reevaluate operations and the space” and “while we are closing Aventura’s franchise location to reassess, we proudly keep on being international companions for the 800 Degrees corporate model.”
They conclude with: “Thank you for your loyalty and support. We will overlook serving you, but we have far more in retail store for you, Miami. — D.Wade and UD.”