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French Inspired Cuisine

If you are in State College, you won’t want to miss the vibrant culinary journey and impeccable service at Grace Restaurant. Relax in our bright and welcoming environment while experiencing beautiful artisanal creations from award-winning Executive Chef Paul Kendeffy.

Award-Winning Experience

Featuring a seasonal menu, local produce, spectacular service and more, Grace Restaurant has been awarded the Best Fine Dining and Most Romantic Dining for over ten years in a row. With our exceptional collection of wines from California, France, Italy and other regions, we recently won the Wine Spectator Best of Excellence Award. Book your reservation today and relish in an unparalleled fare.

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Our Hours

MON – SAT: 5pm – 9pm

SUN: Closed

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Our Executive Chef

Chef Paul Kendeffy

Paul Kendeffy

Award-Winning Executive Chef

In 1995, Executive Chef Paul Kendeffy graduated from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He soon began an apprenticeship at Maxim’s Restaurant in New York, perfecting his craft. Over the years, he owned a variety of high-end establishments including Alto, The Gamble Mill and the award-winning Zola. In 2015, he was appointed as the Executive Chef at Carnegie House and led the transition of Carnegie Fine Dining to Grace Restaurant.


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For a one-of-a-kind dining experience, book a private table in the kitchen of Grace Restaurant and experience a delightful meal. Executive Chef Paul Kendeffy will work directly with you to craft the perfect meal, catering to any allergies, dislikes or dietary restrictions your party has. You will be able to watch, listen and learn the elements as every course of your tasting meal is delicately prepared.

Book your Chef’s Table at Grace Restaurant today for $145.00 per person, plus beverages, gratuity and tax. We recommend making this 3-hour reservation no later than 6 pm.

Use the link below to contact us and book your chef’s table.

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Hotel & Restaurant: 814.234.2424

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