DETROIT, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sterling Group, the Detroit based development firm that recently successfully renovated several downtown properties including the landmark Guardian Building, continues its commitment to downtown revitalization with the opening of two new exciting eateries in two prominent downtown Detroit locations; Gateway Deli, a unique New York style eatery in the Fort Washington Plaza, and Stella International Cafe, located in the first floor lobby of the beautiful Guardian Building began welcoming customers this week. "The Sterling Group is committed to the city's urban revitalization and development. We want to make sure that we make a statement about quality and investment in Detroit beyond a simple retail operation. Both Gateway Deli and Stella International Caf� offer us an opportunity to make sure we keep our Motown roots true while offering the downtown Detroit workers as well as visitors a variety of food with an international flair," said Sterling Group Vice President Danny Samson. According to Samson, the Gateway Deli in the newly remodeled lobby of the Fort Washington Plaza is a family owned operation with three suburban locations and has the look, feel, and quality of a classic New York style deli. The restaurant boasts a diverse menu that offers tempting breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, including everything from mile high sandwiches to chicken marsala and mouthwatering pasta selections. The Gateway will also soon add an additional spark to downtown Detroit with caf� style outdoor eating this summer along with seasonal specialties. For those looking for to grab a gourmet item on the go Samson suggests a visit to the new Stella International Cafe located on the first floor of the Guardian Building where they will find authentic grilled panini on focaccia bread, fresh salads, and a variety of sandwiches with many of the menu items featuring baked good items from Detroit's best bakeries. And just in time for summer, another familiar and favorite taste of Detroit, Alinosi's homemade ice cream, will soon be available. Stella's is a fast paced cosmopolitan Toronto- esque type carryout that is sure to please the very busy but still discriminating diner. "Both the Gateway Deli and Stella International Caf� represent something much bigger than your average restaurants opening for business. These eateries are unique and are indicative of the kind of positive growth, change, and redevelopment happening downtown. Their location, their atmosphere as well as their unique menus bring something different to dining in Detroit," insisted Samson. The Sterling Group has revitalized a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial properties, many of which are area landmarks including the historic Guardian Building.
SOURCE The Sterling Group