SOURCE: W.C. & A.N. Miller Companies

May 02, 2006 11:14 ET

Praline Restaurant Opens at The Shops at Sumner Place

BETHESDA, MD -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- The Shops at Sumner Place, a community shopping center owned by W.C. & A.N. Miller Companies, has rounded out its retail mix with Praline restaurant. Praline is the creation of Patrick Musel and Susan Limb. Musel and Limb have a long-term work relationship which began at Filomena Restaurant in Georgetown. Musel is the former executive pastry chef at Sutton Place Gourmet, and the Ritz Carlton Hotels in Laguna Hills, CA. Musel is Praline's pastry chef and Jean-Pierre Petit, mostly recently with Ledeux Fontaines and 5061 Restaurant in Miami Beach, Florida, is the executive chef.

Praline occupies 5,300 square feet on two floors, has a second floor outdoor patio, a full bar and a bakery that will be open seven days a week. Lunch is served from 11:30 - 2:30 pm Monday-Friday and dinner is served from 5:00 - 10:00 pm Monday-Thursday and until 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The full-service, all-day menu is continental with French influences, and Praline offers a special brunch on Sundays.

"Praline is a welcome addition to The Shops at Sumner Place and the neighborhood, and we are delighted to be able to offer the Sumner community an upscale restaurant at which to dine, gather and socialize," emphasized Bill Miller, Vice President of Miller's Commercial Development Group. Jim Farrell Miller Vice President of Commercial Leasing and Management praised Praline for its commitment to bringing a new dining experience to the Shops, adding that, "Praline rounds out our retail mix."

W.C. & A.N. Miller is a full service real estate company serving the Washington Metro area since 1912. Miller has Realtor offices in Bethesda, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Gaithersburg, the District and McLean, Virginia. Best known for building in Spring Valley and Sumner, Miller's companies also include relocation services, new homes, commercial development, leasing, and management, resident property management, and mortgage services through Greenway Lending Group. For more information about the W.C. & A.N. Miller Companies visit

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