Colicchio & Sons to Serve Final Meal

Tom Colicchio's Chelsea spot will close after Labor Day weekend

After six years on 10th Avenue in Chelsea, Tom Colicchio is closing Colicchio & Sons for good Labor Day weekend. Colicchio made the announcement on Twitter:

The Top Chef judge didn't offer a reason why the restaurant's closing but the American restaurant never seemed to catch on in quite the same way as his Craft empire. It, however, still holds three stars from a 2010 review in the Times.

Meanwhile, the chef has his hands full with a project way downtown. Fowler & Wells and its adjoining bar will open in the brand-new hotel The Beekman after Labor Day. One small perk for Colicchio: he shouldn't have a problem hiring staff for the downtown restaurant:

Those who want to have one final meal at Colicchio & Sons will need to join the group of 60-plus people who have already made reservations today on OpenTable.