Chef Nicholas Elmi has worked at some of the top rated French restaurants on the East Coast, including Le Bec-Fin, Union Pacific, Oceana, Lutece and Guy Savoy in Paris. Nicholas has built a solid French repertoire that is constantly undated with influences from his travels as well as his upbringing in New England. In the fall of 2013, Nicholas opened French/American restaurant, Laurel, with a focus on sustainability and simplicity. Located on East Passyunk Avenue, Laurel BYOB offers an intimate dining experience in a comfortable 26-seat dining room where Nicholas prepares refined, seasonal and local fare. Laurel’s menu offers a variety of options for the diner to do anything from create their own tasting menu to just try a dish or two.