IGNITE ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS EMPANADAS TO O’BRYONVILLE
Cincinnati, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2021 — Ignite Entertainment is thrilled to announce the long-anticipated
expansion of their Over-the-Rhine brand, Ché, with Ché Empanadas y Más, opening to the public Wednesday,
November 3rd, at 3009 O’Bryon Street, in the heart of O’Bryonville, focused on Ché’s famous empanadas with
additional scratch-made offerings, and a full service bar featuring handcrafted cocktails, wine, and beer.
With the opening of Ché Empanadas y Más, owner Juan Imeroni further expands his Argentine heritage in O’Bryonville, complementing neighbor and sister concept, Pampas Argentine Gastropub (opened Dec., 2020), with a more casual destination, highlighting Argentina’s favorite street food, the empanada. This is Imeroni’s thirteenth concept, and his fourth Argentine-focused destination in the Cincinnati metropolitan area.
The culinary offerings at Ché Empanadas y Más are focused on the original Ché concept’s empanadas, available ready to eat for diners, frozen for take and bake, and standard carryout, but will further include “Pizzetas” (personalsized pizzas) with authentic South American flavor profiles, salads, cheese and charcuterie boards, soup, “Bombas” (croquettes), and a selection of house-baked breads, tortas, and more.
Ché Empanadas y Más inhabits Obryonville’s previously occupied Green Dog Cafe, purchased by Imeroni in February, 2021. Imeroni transformed and revitalized the space with the same eclectic vibes, carefully selected family heirlooms and artifacts, and unique design elements, as experienced at Ché in Over-the-Rhine, and the other Ignite Entertainment concepts.
Ché Empanadas y Más will be open Monday - Saturday at 3:30pm, with the expansion of hours anticipated in the months ahead. Reservations will not be accepted, but walk-in guests are invited to dine-in, order carryout, or delivery (coming soon via Doordash) with service provided by a team of bartenders, servers, and food runners, who will manage the front of house operations, together.
For more information, see Ché Empanadas y Más on Facebook at @CheEmpsYMas, where you can follow along with progress, view photos of the space and food, and additional information.
About Ignite Entertainment: Over the past nine years, Ignite Entertainment’s Juan Imeroni has redeveloped, renovated, and designed thirteen restaurant, bar, and coffee shop destinations in the Cincinnati-metro area. Each of Imeroni’s venues under the Ignite Entertainment umbrella are unique in concept, atmosphere, and offerings.
Imeroni’s Ignite Entertainment venues include: O’Malley’s in the Alley, Gypsy’s Mainstrasse, The Blind Pig, Lola’s Coffee + Bar, Ché OTR, Butcher and Barrel, The Birdcage LGBTQ+ Bar and Lounge, The View at Shires' Garden, Kon-Tiki on the Levee, Ché on Wheels Catering and Food Truck, Pampas Argentine Gastropub, The Dog Haus Bar, and now, Ché Empanadas y Más. More information on all of Imeroni’s Ignite Entertainment concepts is available online at IgniteCincy.com.