Renowned Sichuan Chef Peter Chang to Open a Restaurant in Town Square

By Helen Triolo, last updated 8/19/14 01:00pm

Chef Peter Chang and one of his dishes. Featuring traditional and healthy Chinese cuisine, this new namesake restaurant will be unique in concept from his other locations.

Photo credit Peter Chang  

Rockville, MD (August 19, 2014) – Federal Realty Investment Trust announced today that esteemed chef, Peter Chang, will open a new restaurant at Rockville Town Square in early 2015. This will be Chang’s sixth restaurant, and first location in Maryland.

The 3,100 square foot restaurant will specialize in healthy and traditional Chinese cuisine and will be unique in concept from his other locations. Chang’s namesake restaurant will serve dishes like Peter Chang’s Duck in Stone Pot and Grandma’s Steamed Pork Belly, which is first marinated, then steamed and finally pan-fried until golden brown.

“Peter Chang is synonymous with remarkable Chinese cuisine and has earned a cult following in the region,” said Robin McBride, Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region Chief Operating Officer. Adding, “We’re thrilled to welcome Mr. Chang and look forward to bringing his critically-acclaimed cuisine to Rockville.”

Peter Chang attended the Sichuan Higher Institute of Cuisine, where he received the title of Master Chef and graduated first in his class. Chang went on to win national cooking competitions in China and once served as chef at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. The award-winning chef has acquired loyal fans that frequent his restaurants for classic Chinese dishes and authentic culinary creations that have received national attention. Peter Chang’s Rockville Town Square restaurant will be open daily from 11:00am to 1:00am.

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