The Bridge Road Bistro is located in the quaint South Hills neighborhood of Charleston, just minutes from downtown. Since opening in 2004, the Bistro has earned both regional & national acclaim for its cuisine & has earned The Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence for the last 5 Years. Our cuisine is classically rooted with global & contemporary influences while supporting local farmers, regional producers & our community. We specialize in locally grown vegetables and grain fed natural beef, veal & lamb. We support our WV Farmers and provide many seafood and American dishes as well.
We have 2 private rooms for intimate settings. The Walnut Room may accommodate up to 50 guests and the Ellis Room 25 guest. Live Entertainment on Wednesdays & Thursdays. Caterings for weddings up to 1000 guest, rehearsal dinners, business deliveries and caterings or any other special occasion you may have. Deliveries and Pick Ups welcome as well.
Proprietor of the Bridge Road Bistro Group LLC, a multi unit/faceted food service and fine dining operation. Widowed parent & Vice President of the Huntington Hounds, a 501c3 organization dedicated to the recruitment, improvement and education of young baseball players throughout the eastern regions of the US.
Founder of Breaking Bread, a weekly meal and food pantry that nourishes those in need with food and fellowship at Charleston United Methodist. Our goal is to reach our neighbors through the conduit of food. I am a seated board member of Kanawha Valley Collective, a group of agencies dedicated to the eradication of homelessness.
Sandy has been the General Manager of the Bridge Road Bistro for 4 years. Employing 100 employees in three different dynamics-Nisource Bistro Café in Charleston WV, Bistro Express in South Charleston WV, Bistro Black Food Truck & a large catering division. Her work history encompasses the hospitality industry since 1986-started low on the totem pole and built her way to management status.
Sandy studied Political Science/Criminal Justice in College. She holds an active Kanawha Valley Realtor’s License-Contracted with Great Expectations Reality in Charleston. Worked for Rivers edge Restaurant for 8 years-An Independently owned family establishment.
Her work experience includes working at Outback Steakhouse,10 years as a Regional Director & Opening Coordinator of 70 Units, O ‘Charley’s Regional & Opened 3 Units, Red Bull North America Regional Manager for WV, OH & VA., Anheuser Busch-Territory. She is a chair women for Girls Night Out-YWCA Family Resolve Program and a Committee Member of the WV Symphony League.
I am originally from Cleveland Ohio area. I went to Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts. I worked for Chez Francois in Vermilion Ohio, Sun Valley Ski Resorts in Idaho, was a Private Chef in Akron Ohio. Have been in the food business for 28 years have been with the Bistro for 3 ½ years and reside in St. Albans.