5th Street Group to close all restaurants on election day

October 14, 2020

5th Street Group has announced that it will be closing all restaurants on Election Day. Locations include 5Church and Tempest in Charleston as well as 5Church and Sophia’s Lounge in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The group hopes to encourage its team members, patrons and community to exercise the right to vote by closing.

“Nothing is more important to a democracy than having the right to vote, and 5th Street Group will try to make that privilege easier to exercise for those that we can,” says Patrick Whalen, CEO of 5th Street Group.

Who: 5th Street Group
What: All restaurants will be closed on Election Day
When: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

For more information on the 5th Street Group, visit www.The5thStreetGroup.com.

5th Street Group

Charlotte Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO recipient Patrick Whalen, Alejandro Torio and Top Chef Alum Jamie Lynch of 5th Street Group began in 2012 with the opening of 5Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The group went on to open 5Church Charleston in Charleston in 2015, Sophia’s Lounge in Charlotte in 2017, Tempest in Charleston in 2020 and Church and Union in Nashville in 2021.