The Daily Reformer
INDIANAPOLIS — St. Elmo’s Steak House in downtown Indianapolis is currently closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the restaurant.
Craig Huse, president of Huse Culinary, issued the following statement Saturday evening regarding the closure:
“We recently learned that nine employees have tested positive for COVID. Out of an abundance of caution, St. Elmo’s has made the decision to close the establishment and conduct a thorough, deep cleaning of the restaurant. While we regret not being able to serve our visitors, the safety and well-being of our employees and our guests is our top priority.”
The restaurant will be closed all week. At this time, there is no set date for St. Elmo’s to re-open to the public.
On Sunday, the Marion County Public Health Department released the following statement:
Last night, April 3, the Marion County Public Health Department was notified that St. Elmo Steak House was voluntarily and temporarily closing in response to multiple employees testing positive for COVID-19. We are working closely with the establishment to contact trace the reported cases and assess any possible exposures to other employees or customers, as well as provide guidance on sanitizing and safety measures for reopening. Residents and visitors are reminded of the continued importance of wearing a mask, washing hands, and social distancing in public – regardless of vaccine status – to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Marion County Public Health Department