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Cru Uncorked: French Fine Dining in Cleveland is Here!

Updated Nov 8, 2018

Nestled in Cleveland’s east side neighborhood of Moreland Hills is one of the finest dining destinations, not only in Cleveland but the entire United States. Cru Uncorked is a fine French Dining restaurant that has been created with the attention to absolutely every possible detail. From the marble used in the entrance fountain outside to the wine cellar, only the best and absolute finest ingredients and materials have been used.

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Cru Uncorked Head Chef John Stropki

John Stropki: Cru Uncorked

Updated Oct 26, 2018

John Stropki is the Executive Head Chef at Cru Uncorked. A Cleveland native, John studied at The Culinary Institute of America and The French Pastry School. He apprenticed with American Culinary Federation and has experience in a variety of hospitality offerings including hotels, restaurants, clubs and corporate dining.

The artistry of the craft drew him to the industry after high school. He is passionate about plate design, pastry proficiency and culinary education. As the Executive Head Chef at Cru Uncorked, John feels blessed to express his vision as a chef work while working with the highest integrity ingredients at this world-class organization.

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Kingfish: Akron's Stop for the Freshest Seafood!

Updated Oct 23, 2018

The upscale and beautifully appointed Kingfish restaurant sits right off of I-77 at the Medina Road exit. The spacious dining room is immaculate and features an engaging nautical theme. The bright clean décor delivered a jazzy and festive ambiance that stayed throughout the visit.

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Salmon Dave's: A Cleveland Landmark Lives Up To Their Name

Posted Oct 23, 2018

Long time Cleveland and Rocky River favorite Salmon Dave's has been serving their Guaranteed Seafood in the same location since 1993. This award-winning destination knows how to cook and serve seafood! The menu, décor and of course the name are all seafood centric! Being located in the Old River District of Rocky Rivers adds to charm as well.

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Sandy Cutler, Owner of Cru Uncorked, A pair of antique French gates, provenance unknown, circa 1890 leading to the Wine Corridor

Cru Uncorked: The Collection

Updated Oct 19, 2018

From the moment you enter, fine art sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. Winemaking relics, French jazz-era reliefs, period antiques, Napa Valley photography and vineyard-inspired artwork establish an atmosphere of welcome and intrigue. Each piece curated to compliment a relaxing evening of incredible food, wine and service.

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