Isabelle Behnam, owner of Lulu Birds Kitchen at 6553 Main Street in Gloucester, has been in business at the location since 2014, offering full-service fine dining and a bar.
Opening a restaurant in a small town as a transplant from New York has been challenging, said Behnam, requiring hard work to connect and create a loyal customer base while still “putting out an amazing product and enticing new customers each week.”
Behnam is a longtime retail and restaurant manager. Her husband, Keyvan, is a chef and partner in her business. They have two children, Kai and Layla.
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