The San Antonio Museum of Art has announced the closure of Café des Artistes located in Hops House on the river. The restaurant, led by chef Damien Watel, will close Sunday, February 17, 2013. Watel has decided not to renew his lease with the museum.
The museum notes that Watel, manager Jordan Henry and chef Luis Najera have done an excellent job over the years. The café has been a great asset to the museum.
The San Antonio Museum of Art plans on renovating the Hops House and turn it into a culinary destination for their patrons. The museum is accepting proposals from restauranteurs. An interim food service should be open by mid-March.
San Antonio Museum of Art
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