Rocco Whalenrsquos original Fahrenheit restaurant in Cleveland has its feet firmly planted in the ground His new outpost in Charlotte however soars with a terrific view from the 21st floor of a downtown building complex

Rocco Whalen’s original Fahrenheit restaurant in Cleveland has its feet firmly planted in the ground. His new outpost in Charlotte, however, soars with a terrific view from the 21st floor of a downtown building complex.

Fahrenheit restaurant heats up the South

A Cleveland restaurant concept takes a bird’s-eye view of downtown Charlotte. • See more New Restaurant Concepts

In 2002, a young chef triumphantly returned home to Cleveland after a five-year cooking stint at several of Wolfgang Puck’s West Coast restaurants. Back on the North Coast, 24-year-old Rocco Whalen mustered everything he learned from the master to open his own restaurant, Fahrenheit. His contemporary menu, with Mediterranean and Asian accents, was an instant hit with customers and the media, including this publication, which named him a Rising Star. Ea

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