Looks like The French Laundry’s kitchen renovation is nearing completion, as revered head honcho Thomas Keller has officially put its temporary kitchen up for sale. In a Facebook post along with a nifty professional video (below), Keller advertised the sale of the space that spans four shipping containers and "holds a lot of sentimental value" for him. "This kitchen is a unique piece of culinary history," Keller wrote, getting his best salesman on. "It touched the lives of many guests and played a significant role in the lives of the chefs who have spent time working here before moving on to their own projects. My hope is that it finds a home where it continues to impact the lives of those who walk through its door."
The space itself is 1,120 square feet and includes all of the restaurant’s 10-year-old equipment, including "iconic details [such] as the five brass stars above the pass, the ‘Sense of Urgency’ plaque, a blue apron and green tape." Keller himself designed it with the help of envelope Architecture and Design and kitchen designer Tim Harrison. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Edible Schoolyard NYC.
Interested parties can get in touch over email. It's unclear how much it's going for, but as Keller giddily wrote, "Happy Bidding!"