Voltaggio opened Aggio in February of last year, and earned positive reviews for the creative cooking—as did the Maryland location, which debuted in June 2014. The Volt chef/owner has been actively expanding his restaurant presence of late, opening locations of Family Meal in Ashburn and Richmond, Virginia, and teaming up with brother Michael Voltaggio for a modern steakhouse in the upcoming MGM Resort at National Harbor.
We’ve reached out to Voltaggio and his team for more details.
Update: Voltaggio says the space that housed Aggio DC will be used for private events going forward.
“We took the concept to Baltimore and feel strongly about having one location, so we can concentrate on one area,” says Voltaggio. “As much as people do pop-ups and transition, that’s what we’re doing.”
The closure of the restaurant-within-a-restaurant isn’t the only change for the Chevy Chase Pavilion eatery. Voltaggio says Range has applied for a license to install a microbrewery on site, and craft beers to pair with the food. If all goes well you might find chef-designed brews at the restaurant by next year.