Monday, May 27, 2019

Prima Opens at Bethesda Row with Free Bowls for a Limited Time This Wednesday

From our friends at Prima...

James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Schlow and His Talented Schlow Restaurant Group Team Debut Healthy, Italian Take on Fast-Casual

James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schlow and his talented team at Schlow Restaurant Group are excited to announce the opening of Prima - a healthy, Italian fast-casual restaurant at Bethesda Row in Bethesda, Maryland. The Bethesda community is invited to get a taste of the Mediterranean with FREE BOWLS for the grand opening.

WHEN:  Prima opens its doors to the public this Wednesday, May 29th at 11 AM, and will serve its guests free bowls while supplies last. Hours of operation going forward are Monday through Friday, 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM.

WHERE: Prima is located at 7280 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda, Maryland.

HOW: For menus, details and more information, please visit

About Prima:
An Italian meal is prepared with love and the freshest ingredients. Prima is dedicated to bringing this beloved cuisine and its traditions to a happy, healthy and hearty dining experience. Prima bowls are made simply and with substance, using lively vegetables, meat and fish, beans, greens, grains and spreads. The food you eat should have a positive impact on your body, your mind and your wellbeing. That's why Prima’s mission is to bring clean, robust flavors to every forkful. Prima’s food will fit your lifestyle - whether it's vegetarian, keto or anything in between.

About Michael Schlow:
With restaurants spanning the country, Michael Schlow is one of the most influential and respected chef/restaurateurs in America today. His ability to capture a variety of global cuisines and techniques has led to appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Rachel Ray Show, CBS This Morning, Nightline, Dr. Oz and The Food Network.

He’s been the recipient of many awards including being named “Best Chef in the Northeast” by the James Beard Foundation, “Best Chef in the Country” by Sante Magazine, as well as the “Culinary Award of Excellence” given out by Robert Mondavi to only 6 recipients a year. He continues his pursuits by trailblazing new ventures, now bringing fast-casual, healthy Italian cuisine to the forefront of the Beltway’s dining scene.

Chef Michael Schlow has created an impressive list of successful restaurant concepts. His Schlow Restaurant Group also includes Alta Strada in MA, DC, VA, and CT; Tico in Boston and in DC; Casolare in DC; Cavatina in Los Angeles; Nama in DC and The Riggsby in DC. For more information on Michael Schlow and his restaurants, please log onto ​​.