Josie’s Table opening farm-to-table restaurant in Provence location

— Photo from Stuyvesant Plaza

Josie’s Table has opened at the site of Provence Restaurant in Guilderland’s Stuyvesant Plaza.

GUILDERLAND — Daniel Darves-Bornoz, the owner of Provence, a French restaurant which closed during the pandemic, has opened a farm-to-table restaurant in the same Stuyvesant Plaza location.

Josie’s Table focuses on local, organic, and seasonal ingredients, according to a release from Stuyvesant Plaza. Its bar specializes in natural and organic wines, house infusions, and specialty cocktails with locally distilled spirits.

The new restaurant is named after Darves-Bornoz’s mother, Josephine. His son Peter, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, is the restaurant’s executive chef.

“This is truly a family affair and I’m excited to share this experience with my son,” said Darves-Bornoz in the release. “My mother was an incredible chef and taught me at a young age, and she is the reason both Peter and I went into the culinary arts. Closing Provence after such a long time was a difficult decision but I’m glad I can honor my mother with my new restaurant.”

Provence Restaurant & Wine Bar in Stuyvesant Plaza was open for 21 years before it closed in mid-March of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Darves-Bornoz announced the following October that Provence would be replaced by Josie’s Table.

“Farm-to-table is one of the newest and most popular restaurant trends, and we’re delighted to have an eatery that is both of-the-moment and locally sourced,” said Janet Kaplan, vice president of real estate for Stuyvesant Plaza, in the release.

Josie’s Table is open from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and from 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations are recommended; call 518-689-7777 or visit josiestable.com to reserve a table.

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