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Kesh Restaurant: Great Restaurant on East Side of Orlando
Blue Cheese Chips

Kesh Restaurant: Great Restaurant on East Side of Orlando

Kesh Restaurant is located in a plaza on the corner of E. Colonial Drive and Alafaya Trail.  To look at the front of the building, you would never expect to find such an amazing restaurant.  In fact, I probably would have never gone there if the Orlando Food Bloggers did not have a meetup.  I live in downtown so I was a bit reluctant to drive all the way over to the east side of town at 6p just to try a sandwich shop.

When we first arrived, there’s was a nice sign welcoming us to the restaurant, which was a nice touch.  You order at the counter and then they bring your food to the table.  I love blue cheese and I had heard that the blue cheese chips was exceptional so I ordered that for an appetizer.  They were quite tasty.  One of my dining companions ordered black bean dip and it was also very good.

Kesh Restaurant Blue Cheese Chips

Blue Cheese Chips

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

For my meal, I ordered an amazing grilled cheese made with brie, goat cheese and provolone.  Of course, I added bacon because everything is better with bacon.  My husband ordered a roast beef and cheddar sandwich.

Kesh Restaurant

Grilled Cheese

 

Kesh Restaurant

Roast Beef and Cheddar

Several of the others around me ordered a Chicago Style Dog and Christina’s Chili Mac which consists of mac & cheese with beef, bean chili, cheese and jalapenos.  Both of these dishes looking amazing.

Chicago Style Dog

Christina's Chili Mac

Christina’s Chili Mac

The homemade spaghetti and the pasta with crawfish also look delicious.  In fact, I did not hear one person complain about their meal.  Food and service were both very good.

Homemade Spaghetti

Homemade Spaghetti

Pasta with Craw Fish

Pasta with Craw Fish

Jerry Helminski is the Executive Chef and owner of Kesh Restaurant.  He grew up on the west side of Chicago so his hotdogs are imported from Chitown to give them a truly authentic taste.

Chef Jerry Helminski

Chef Jerry Helminski

Kesh Restaurant is open Monday – Saturday for breakfast and lunch. Their menu changes daily based on seasonal variations, local produce, and the chef’s inspiration. The restaurant is located at 11768 E. Colonial Drive on the corner of E. Colonial and Alafaya Trail.

In addition to their regular business hours, they also have Supper Clubs every other Saturday where they turn the restaurant into an upscale dining experience offering a 4 to 6-course tasting menu skillfully prepared by Chef Helminski.

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About Jennifer Graddy

Jennifer Graddy is a Digital Marketing Practice Lead at at CO&P Integrated Marketing where she is responsible for bringing digital marketing services including social media, website design, and SEO to small businesses at an afford price. Her specialties include Digital Marketing Strategy, Social Media Strategy and Implementation, Program and Project Management, Website Design and Development, Search Engine Optimization, Online Marketing Strategy and Implementation, Mobile Device Development, Marketing Communications, Photography. She also is President at Community Connections Marketing, the parent company of Orlando Connections. She is an active leader in local community via Social Media Club, American Marketing Association, Femfessionals, Project Management Institute and Board of Director for an animal welfare organization.

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