Just-Opened Upscale Burger Restaurant Featuring Fresh, Seasonal and House-made Menu Resonates with Locals and Tourists
400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries, the recently opened and much anticipated restaurant by Mirabel Hotel & Restaurant Group’s David Fink, is quickly becoming a local and tourist favorite, filling a void for casual and delicious food in Carmel. 400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries is located on a prime corner just off Carmel’s Ocean Avenue at Mission and Seventh Street. Executive Chef and Partner Jason Balestrieri’s menu features signature house-blended beef burgers, locally sourced produce, house-made sodas and milk shakes, assorted variations of French fries, signature salads and sandwiches, and a wine-by-the-glass or 1/2 bottle and beer menu.
“The customer response has been phenomenal,” says co-owner, David Fink. “We knew there was a need for fun and casual dining in Carmel and we are delighted with the response. Jason and I plan on continuing to improve our menu and dining experience to fit our customers’ needs.”400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries’ dramatic and modern elements include red tile accents, red leather upholstery, a distinctive woven stainless-steel wall, Artemide light fixtures, and 15-foot two-story tall windows and ceiling to create an open and contemporary aesthetic. The 80-seat, 2,200 square-foot restaurant offers counter and table service utilizing a state-of-the-art computer tablet self-ordering system for both the comfortable dining room and the dog-friendly, heated outdoor patio. 400° Gourmet Burgers & Fries uses eco-friendly biodegradable ‘greenware’ and was designed with low voltage lighting, energy efficient appliances including the heating and cooling units and low impact restrooms. With convenient entry right off Mission Street, 400° offers street parking and short-term parking for to-go pickup.